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Pipefitter

The Pipefitter is responsible for layout and fabrication, assembly, installation, and maintenance of piping/ plumbing systems, fixtures and equipment for steam, water, sprinkler, heating, cooling, lubricating and related systems. This work requires practical journeyman level skills and knowledge as Pipefitter or Industrial Plumber. The work may require interpreting specifications, blueprints, manufacturers' manuals, sketches or similar documents. It will also require the ability to plan the sequence of operation and materials according to knowledge of pressure capacities, piping, plumbing operations and materials. Candidate must be able to perform incidental tasks as required to complete the larger task.
Basic Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Ability, with or without reasonable accommodation, to work any shift and work some overtime, including daily, weekends and holidays
Eight (8) years of documented experience as a Pipefitter or a documented and verified U.S. Department of Labor Completion of Apprenticeship Certificate as a Pipefitter
Experience as a Pipefitter in a manufacturing environment
Ability to work from blueprints, drawings, layouts or other specifications
Knowledgeable of types and sizes of pipe and related metallic, vitreous and plastic materials according to job specifications
Ability to measure, cut, thread, bend, file, bur and ream pipe with hacksaws, benders, pipe cutters, pipe threaders, chisels, cutting torches, soldering irons, drill, taps, and related hand and power tools
Ability to assemble and install pipe and plumbing fittings using clamps, brackets, hangers, wrenches, pliers and related hand tools
Ability to repair, replace and maintain defective piping and plumbing components such as valves, traps, toilets, showers, and drinking fountains using hand and power tools
Ability to inspect piping and plumbing systems to detect malfunctions and make necessary repairs and adjustments
Perform incidental tasks as required to complete the larger task
Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to provide mechanical support to manufacturing operations to locate and diagnose trouble in mechanical systems or equipment
Ability to complete required preventive maintenance at defined intervals on all mechanical equipment
Ability to perform tasks historically assigned to other mechanical classifications such as Millwright, Machine Repair and Sheet Metal worker
Perform other duties as required to meet the needs of the department and company
Strong computer skills
Experience with computerized maintenance management systems
Relocation is not provided for this position.


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