Installs or repairs water, steam, gas or other types of pipe and pipefitting. Work involves most of the following: laying out work and measuring to locate position of pipe from drawings or other written specifications, cutting various sizes of pipe to correct lengths with chisel and hammer, oxyacetylene torch or pipe cutting machines, threading pipe with stocks and dies. This person is responsible for bending pipe by hand-driven or power-driven machines, assembling pipe with couplings and fastening pipe to hangers, making standard shop computations relating to pressures, flow and size of pipe required; and making standard tests to determine whether finished pipes meet specifications. In general, the work of the Maintenance Pipefitter requires rounded training and experience usually acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience. Workers primarily engaged in installing and repairing building sanitation or heating systems are excluded.
Three (3) years of recent experience as a Pipefitter. Knowledge of health and safety guidelines. Capable of lifting heavy equipment (up to 50 pounds) and working on elevated platforms or on ladders. Ability to understand blueprints, and experience with tools and equipment used on the job.
This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.
Strong numberical and communication skills. Excellent attention to detail.
Completion of an appropriate military “A" school and trade school certification
Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of technical and management personnel. EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran ***When responding to this posting please reference job # SD22-19***