Pipefitter Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Pipefitter interview, here are 20 interview questions and answer examples.

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When did you become interested in pipe fitting?

When did you first realize that you wanted to be a pipefitter? Talk to the hiring manager about where your interest in this line of work arose.

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20 Pipefitter Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. When did you become interested in pipe fitting?

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

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

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

  • 5. Are you comfortable wearing the required PPE on the job?

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

  • 7. Tell me about your post-secondary education.

  • 8. Do you hold a Journeyman license?

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

  • 10. How important is safety to you?

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

  • 12. Why do you want to work at our facility?

  • 13. What do you dislike about being a pipefitter?

  • 14. How much experience do you have reading piping isometric diagrams?

  • 15. Why do you believe you are the best pipefitter for us?

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

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

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

  • 19. What is a globe valve used for?

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