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Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 12:16 AM


City: Newport
State: Virginia
Country: United States
Journeyman Pipefitter

Lay out, assemble, install, or maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating,
sprinkling, or industrial production or processing systems.

Job Description:
• Cut, thread, or hammer pipes to specifications, using tools such as grinders, cutting torches, pipe threaders, pipe benders or bevellers.
• Lay out full scale drawings of pipe systems, supports, or related equipment, according to blueprints.
• Assemble or secure pipes, tubes, fittings, or related equipment, according to specifications, by tacking, welding, threading joints or bolting.
• Inspect, examine, or test installed systems or pipe lines, using pressure gauge, hydrostatic testing, observation, or other methods.
• Bolting up flanges, caps, and valves.
• Able to read and interpret ship piping drawings.
• Experienced fitting carbon steel, CRES, and copper nickel piping.
• Ability to end prep piping by hand and/or with Wach or Portsmouth Machine.
• Knowledge in installing pipe hangers.
• Ability to read a ruler using inches and tenths.
• Ability to prep and fit-up backing rings.
• Ability to clean cut/break pipe with a grinder.
• Ability to hand prep V bevels.
• Experience in fabrication of various details and assemblies from drawings.
• Ability to bend pipe from template and in the use of a hand bender.
• Ability to fit welded sockets.
• Ability to fit brazed joints with/without insert ring.

Job Requirements:
• High School diploma /GED or equivalent work experience.
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Journeyman Pipefitter.
• Must have experiences fitting carbon steel, CRES, and copper nickel piping.
• An NCCER Industrial Pipefitter is a Plus but not required)
• Demonstrated safe and proficient operation of equipment in a variety of work environments
• Must be good at math to calculate the take offs on 90 and 45 degree elbows.

-Long term projects ( 1-2 years)
-must be able to pass Drug screening including Hair Follicle
-Must pass background check
Pay- $18- $24
Per diem- $10 per hour

Metalskills is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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