PIPEFITTER

Position Summary

Pipe fitters will be responsible for laying, assembling, installing, and maintaining pipe systems, pipe supports and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling and industrial production and processing systems, applying knowledge of system operation and following blueprints.

We are currently hiring for a federal jobsite.  Successful candidates will need to complete a background screening and meet the requirements for the federal jobsite. 

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Selects type and size of pipe and related materials and equipment such as supports, hangers and hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications
  • Inspect structures to avoid obstructions that may form as a result of the installation of piping
  • Plans installation/repair to avoid interfering with other workers’ activities
  • Install pipes in accordance with regulation guidelines and using a variety of hand and power tools, and equipment pieces.
  • Cuts pipe using saw, pipe cutter, hammer and chisel, cutting torch and pipe cutting machine
  • Threads pipe using pipe threading machine
  • Bends pipe using pipe bending tools and pipe bending machine
  • Assembles and installs a variety of metal (iron, steel, copper) and nonmetal (plastic) pipes, tubes, and fittings

Duties/Responsibilities Cont.

  • Puts in and maintains refrigeration and air conditioning systems including compressors, pumps, meters, pneumatic and hydraulic controls and piping using a variety of hand and power tools, and equipment pieces and following specifications and blueprints
  • Read and comprehend pressure gauges and systems
  • Performs inspections after installation to check for leaks
  • May perform occasional welding
  • Gather/collate/classify information
  • Exercise critical thinking and reasoning skills
  • Execute work-place safety regulations

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 4 years of prior related experience
  • Driver’s License

Competencies

Strong Relationships
Ownership and Accountability
Exceptionalism in all we do

Travel

Travel is frequently required to and from job site locations.

Supervisory Responsibility

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. They will need to stand (approximately 70%), walk (approximately 20%), and sit (approximately 10%). The employee will also need to be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, handle, feel, talk, and hear. The employee will need to be able to carry up to 75lbs, lift up to 100 lbs, and move up to 200lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, midrange vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position which typically requires 40 hours per week.

AAP/EEO Statement

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the Company not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a veteran, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and condition of employment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia