Pipefitter

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Pipefitter
$2,500 Sign-on Bonus!
Winston Salem

Job Summary: Plans, lays out, fabricates, assembles, installs, and repairs piping/plumbing parts, equipment, and products by performing the following duties.

Benefits:

  • $2,500 Sign-on Bonus!
  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical / Vision/ Prescription Insurance
  • HSA w/ Employer contribution
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • 401K w/ 5% match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cut, thread, and hammer pipe to specifications.
  • Assemble and secure pipes, tubes, fittings, and related equipment, according to specifications, by welding, brazing, cementing, soldering, and threading joints.
  • Attach pipes to walls, structures and fixtures, such as radiators or tanks, using brackets, clamps, tools or welding equipment.
  • Inspect, examine, and test installed systems and pipe lines, using pressure gauge, hydrostatic testing, observation, or other methods.
  • Measure and mark pipes for cutting and threading.
  • Lay out full scale drawings of pipe systems, supports, and related equipment, following blueprints.
  • Plan pipe system layout, installation, or repair according to specifications.
  • Select pipe sizes and types and related materials, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications.
  • Cut and bore holes in structures, such as bulkheads, decks, walls, and mains, prior to pipe installation, using hand and power tools.
  • Modify, clean, and maintain pipe systems, units, fittings, and related machines and equipment, following specifications and using hand and power tools.
  • Install automatic controls used to regulate pipe systems
  • Turn valves to shut off water or other gases or liquids from pipe sections, using valve keys or wrenches.
  • Remove and replace worn components.
  • Prepare cost estimates for clients.
  • Inspect work sites for obstructions and to ensure that holes will not cause structural weakness.
  • Operate motorized pumps to remove water from flooded manholes, basements, or facility floors.
  • Dip nonferrous piping materials in a mixture of molten tin and lead to obtain a coating that prevents erosion or galvanic and electrolytic action.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED or equivalent combination of experience and education