Piping Trades



A Welder permanently joins pieces of metal or manufactured parts using metal filler and heat and/or pressure, builds structures, repairs broken or cracked parts according to specifications and carries out special processes, such as welding studs.


A Plumber installs, repairs and maintains piping systems, fixtures and other plumbing equipment used for water distribution, drainage and waste disposal.


A Steamfitter lays out, assembles, maintains and repairs piping that carries water, steam, fluids, gases, chemicals and fuel for heating, cooling, lubricating and process piping systems.

Metal Trades

A Metal Trade fabricates pipe supports and components, including, but not limited to supports found in residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, nuclear and energy sectors

UA 527 works in all aspects of the piping trades, Welding, Plumbing, Steam Fitting and Metal Trades. Each of these trades has specific training needs and standards to meet in order to work with UA 527.

The Trades