Pipefitter

Company:

  • MEC Construction LLC

Position:

  • Pipe Fitter (Large Bore Carbon Steel Pipe)

Department:

  • Operations

Location:

  • Project Based

Direct Report:

  • Superintendent/Fitting Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Read and understand plans and specifications including blue prints and isometric drawings
  • Visualize two dimensional isometric drawings in three dimensions
  • Inspect subordinate’s work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and explain, and take any corrective action needed
  • Use appropriate hand and power tools to fit, install, disassemble, and/or remove:
    • Specified type and size of pipe
    • Pipe hangers and brackets on walls and ceilings to hold pipe
    • Install valves
    • Couplings and other fittings
    • Utilize threading machines for the installation of small bore screw pipe
    • Utilize pipe cutting mechanisms including beveling machine to cut large bore pipe to specified lengths
  • Lift, position and secure materials and work pieces during installation
  • Utilize pipe fitting techniques and methods for different types of piping systems and pipe couplings including: butt welded, socket welded, threaded, grooved, and fused joints
  • Calculates pipe take offs and completes mathematical calculations in accordance with industry practice
  • Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards
  • Plan and lay out the installation of large bore and small bore pipe around structural and mechanical elements by clearly communicating objectives with welders and fitter helpers
  • Follow established job-site safety and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work area
    • Understand and implement lockout/tagout procedures in a safe manner.
    • Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize hazards
  • All other duties as assigned by the site superintendent

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent walking and climbing (stairs, ladders, terrain)
  • Frequent lifting (up to and including 50 pounds)
  • Frequent bending, twisting and standing
  • Exposure to working outdoors in all-weather conditions
  • Ability to work more than 40 hours in any given week including weekend assignments as required

Experience:

  • Must have five or more years of experience fitting screw, small bore and large bore industrial piping
  • Candidates should have previous experience with rigging of pipe for construction applications
  • Must be able to read ISOs and create spool drawling
  • Must have strong mathematical abilities
  • Must be able to calculate tie in points and other site construction efforts in a high paced environment
  • Must be able to forecast needs and prepare work accordingly
  • Must have a working knowledge of pipeline fabrication

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

License:

  • Candidates with a NCCER Pipefitter Certification are strongly encouraged to apply

Compensation/Benefits:

  • MEC offers competitive salaries, benefit programs and a high paced professional workplace conducive to professional growth and development.

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