General Summary of Duties: Plan, lay-out, install, test and repair all types of piping systems in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes, and industry standards. Work in other crafts at levels appropriate to training and skills as requested by supervision. Position will report to Superintendent or Foreman.
With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications and plan, lay-out, install and/or repair all types of piping systems in accordance with those plans and specifications.
Read and understand plans and specifications, including P&ID and isometric drawings. Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions.
Follow established job-site safety and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work area. Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize hazards.
Inspect work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and explain, and take any corrective action needed.
Use appropriate hand and power tools to fit and install all types of pipe, tubular and/or structural products; cut or drill holes to permit passage of pipes; select specified type and size of pipe; mount pipe hangers and brackets on walls and ceilings to hold pipe; install valves, couplings and other fittings; disassemble and remove damaged or worn pipe; and lift, position and secure materials and work pieces during installation.
Utilizes all pipe fitting techniques and methods for different types of piping systems and pipe couplings including butt welded, socket welded, threaded, Victaulic, grooved, glued and fused joints
Understand and implement hot-work and lockout/tagout procedures in a safe manner.
Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to perform repetitive movements
Ability to work overhead
Ability to use hands to grasp
Ability to reach with arms
Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist
Ability to sit, climb and balance.
Ability to work up to 12 hour shift in all weather and temperature extremes.
Ability to frequently lift and/or push or pull up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or push or pull up to 50 pounds.
Vision adequate to perform all required tasks.
Ability to move in and around confined and cluttered places and uneven areas. Full range of motion and flexibility
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education: High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
Preferred Experience -3 years' welding experience preferred. Must pass the prescribed weld test.
Communication Skills - Comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. The ability to understand information, ideas, direction and then be able to perform the task or project discussed. Also, to be able to ask questions to ensure you understand the information given.
Must have a working knowledge of various welding codes, specifications, techniques and methods.
Must be familiar with properties of metal machining, weld shrinkage and welding techniques
Work hours will be 4:30pm to 3:00am with additional overtime and weekend hours as necessitated by the work load.