Skills Gas Fitter in Ontario

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a gas fitter in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Gas fitters (NOC 72302).


  • Measure and mark reference points for installation of gas lines and equipment
  • Install and maintain meters and regulators and gas lines between gas unit and gas meter
  • Install, maintain and service gas heating units and their components
  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Repair and service gas appliances and related equipment
  • Attend to gas escape calls and assist in the investigation of gas fires and explosions
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Advise clients regarding standards, safety features and maintenance of gas units and systems
  • Supervise other workers
  • Study drawings and specifications to determine the layout of the installation and materials required
  • Test and adjust control mechanisms and check pipes and piping connections for gas leaks using gas detecting devices
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Install and service propane and natural gas filling stations
  • Operate CADD and other computer software systems
  • Test and replace defective equipment or components
  • Convert motor vehicles or appliances to use other fuels (e.g. propane or natural gas)

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Building Help - Building
  • Installing Building Interior Infrastructure
Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help - Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles
  • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Serving Others
Communication Help - Communication
  • Advising and Consulting
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Inspecting and Testing
  • Analyzing Information


Law and Public Safety Help - Law and Public Safety
  • Public Safety and Security
Mathematics and Science Help - Mathematics and Science
  • Chemistry
Engineering and Technology Help - Engineering and Technology
  • Mechanics and Machinery
  • Building and Construction
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Client Service
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