Field Manager and Foreman

As these titles suggest, both of these job categories are outside, onsite occupations. The field manager usually directs the work of one or more teams of pipefitters and plumbers. Each team works under a foreman. The foreman is the “team captain” and coordinates the work of each craftsman so as to keep each section of the overall job progressing at the right speed. Qualifications for these two positions include ample knowledge and experience in pipefitting and plumbing plus managerial and leadership abilities. Ordinarily these jobs are filled through promotion from the ranks of journeymen pipefitters and plumbers