Pipefitter Cover Letter

Pipefitter Cover Letter

Pipefitters are trade workers who are responsible for fabricating, assembling, installing and repairing piping systems. Common work activities including measuring and marking piping for cutting, planning piping system layouts, interpreting piping system schematics, welding the components of piping systems and performing repairs on existing systems.

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Include These Pipefitter Skills

  • Manual dexterity
  • Detail orientated
  • Safety conscious
  • Proficiency in welding and cutting
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic CAD software skills
  • Ability to work in a non-traditional environment
  • Analytical skills

The following is a sample Pipefitter cover letter that highlights some of these skills and qualifications.

Dear Ms. Mendoza,

I am writing to express my interest in the position of pipefitter at Everquest Welding. With my four years of on-the-job experience, as well as my drive to continually learn and improve, I am confident that I could meet and exceed the requirements for this position.

My professional experience includes learning the basics of welding and cutting as an apprentice, and then applying what I learned on various jobs as a journeyman Pipefitter. During my career I have developed a dedication to safety and quality assurance. I think I can use these qualities to help Everquest Welding succeed.

Here is a list of my most relevant skills and qualifications:

Earned recognition for my timeliness and work ethic

Mastered common welding and cutting tools and techniques

Used CAD software to design and create piping system blueprints

Earned fastest promotion possible from apprentice to journeyman

Helped implement quality inspection SOP

I think it is my work ethic, timeliness and dedication to safety is what puts me above other candidates with similar qualifications. I would love the opportunity to demonstrate these qualities in an interview. If you are interested in having a conversation, then please don’t hesitate to contact me to schedule an interview. Thank you in advance for your consideration.


John F. Peters