• 1st Class Pipe Fitter

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Posted Date 8 months ago(9/28/2017 11:06 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-1093
    # of Openings
    8
    Category
    Colonna's Operations - Virginia
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Pipe Department.


    We are pleased to accept resumes for Pipe Fitters - 1st Class. We have 1st shift available, at the moment.


    This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Performs layout, fabrication, installation, testing and repair pipe systems
    • Fits pipe and properly prepares joints for welding to meet the specific requirements of the system on which work is being done.
    • Works from blueprints and makes fabrication sketches from which another mechanic could fabricate a unit of pipe
    • Lays out and figures off set bend and rolling offset bends
    • Make up flanges  Proper sequence and material required
    • Read blueprints and drawings related to the job
    • Set up and operate burning torch
    • Fabricated and design pipe hangars
    • Test piping systems and air and water
    • Conduct actions and work behaviors according to safe shipyard practices
    • Tack weld, Silver braze, soft solder and burn
    • Install simple systems without blueprints
    • Work with all materials and sizes of pipe and tubing
    • Lay out all piping systems
    • Run pipe bending machines
    • Evaluate joint allowance and build the piping systems within the required tolerances
    • Construct dimensionally correct mock up for offsite prefabrication.
    • Work with all types of pipe joints, welded, screwed, soldered, glued, and all types of materials
    • Able to properly use hand tools and power tools associated with the trade
    • Train insubordinates and supervise crew and senior mechanic
    • Adherence to industry codes, specifications, and regulations
    • Work independently to complete responsibilities

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Minimum 5 years experience in shipboard pipefitting.
    • Willing and capable of working on government and commercial vessels
    • Able to read blueprints and tack weld
    • Ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with the Pipefitting trade
    • Brazing certs is a plus
    • Industrial pipefitting experience is welcomed
    • Will consider 2nd class
    • Please fill out and submit questionnaire for consideration

     

    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.

     

    Our benefits include:
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    • Annual performance evaluations
    • On-site Human Resources
    • On-site gym
    • Free and close proximity parking
    • Employee perks/gifts and more

     

    EEO

    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.

    Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    EOE / M / F / DISABILITY / VET

    • Respect
    • Pride
    • Truth
    • Family

    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.


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