Pipefitter - 1st Class

US-VA-Norfolk
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1093
# of Openings
8
Category
Production

Compensation & Benefits

Position compensation is based on experience.

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, etc.

Overview

Colonna's Shipyard is currently hiring First Class Pipefitters for immediate work 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

Our core values respect, pride, truth and family are not just words, they are the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. And our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in our industry. You could be the next among us.

Please apply with resume for immediate consideration.

EOE/M/F/DISABILITY/VET

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