Pipefitter Interview Questions

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Tell me about your post-secondary education.

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  1. 1.

    Tell me about your post-secondary education.

  2. 2.

    How much experience do you have reading piping isometric diagrams?

  3. 3.

    Why do you believe you are the best pipefitter for us?

  4. 4.

    If you were to witness a co-worker behaving in an unsafe manner on the job, how would you handle it?

  5. 5.

    Do you hold a Journeyman license?

  6. 6.

    If you don't know the answer to a problem, what do you usually do?

  7. 7.

    Why do you want to work at our facility?

  8. 8.

    How important is safety to you?

  9. 9.

    How do you determine the pipe thickness needed in a line?

  10. 10.

    What is a butterfly valve, and what situations would you use one?

  11. 11.

    What was the most challenging piping installation job you have done?

  12. 12.

    What do you dislike about being a pipefitter?

  13. 13.

    What is a globe valve used for?

  14. 14.

    How can you tell if a gate valve is open or closed?

  15. 15.

    When did you become interested in pipe fitting?

  16. 16.

    During vocational school, what was your best subject? Which subject did you struggle with the most?

  17. 17.

    Have you ever experienced conflict with a co-worker? How did you resolve the situation?

  18. 18.

    Are you comfortable wearing the required PPE on the job?

  19. 19.

    Are you physically capable of heavy lifting and bending throughout the day?

  20. 20.

    Are you interested in taking on a leadership role one day?