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Pipe Fitter
Gulf Island Fabrication
 
Job Location: Houma, LA
Description:

GENERAL FUNCTION:

  • A Pipe Fitter is responsible for the fabrication, fitting, assembly, installation, inspection, and testing of complex piping systems at various stages of the production process.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Planning, laying out, assembly and fitting of pipe, pipe spools, tubes and fittings such as elbows, tees, valves, hoses, gauges, and related pumps/equipment using blueprints while maintaining alignment tolerances.
  • Installing outfit items such as pumps, strainers, valve actuators, gauges, hoses, expansion joints, etc.
  • Cut and bore holes in structures, such as bulkheads, decks, and inner-bottom for pipe installation, using hand and power tools.
  • Attach pipes to structures and fixtures, such bulkheads, decks, and inner-bottom using brackets, clamps, hangers or by welding.
  • Measure, mark, cut, bevel and thread piping.
  • Alignment of spools, pipe and components using chain falls and other equipment.
  • Inspect, examine, and test installed pipe systems or segments using pressure gauges, hydrostatic testing, observation, or other methods.
  • Quality checking completed items.
  • Ability to follow instructions, written and/or verbal, with little or no supervision.
  • Other typical duties performed by a pipe fitter.
.Requirements:

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Basic reading, writing, and math skills along with advanced blueprint reading skills.
  • Able to read a tape measure (standard and metric);
  • Have working experience using a hand torch, grinder, pipe threading machine, hydraulic and ratchet jacks along with chain falls and come-a-longs.
  • Working knowledge and understanding in the use of hand tools such as squares, roll templates, hand levels and plumb bobs used in a marine construction environment.
  • Capable of utilizing various beveling and burning equipment.
  • Able to layout, fit, erect, and fabricate components with little or no supervision.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated ability as a Pipe Fitter.
  • Must be able to able to successfully pass the Pipe Fitter written and practical tests.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.
  • Must be able to pass background check.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.
  • High school diploma or GED

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Standing-Is an essential job function/physical requirement.
  • Walking- Is an essential job function/physical requirement.
  • Turning, twisting, bending and stooping- These are essential job function/physical requirements.
  • Pushing and Pulling- These are essential job function/physical requirements.
  • Reaching, forward and reaching overhead- These are essential job function/physical requirements.
  • Climbing- Is an essential job function/physical requirement.
  • Balancing, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing and seeing-These are all considered normal physical duties/requirements and would be needed /required to work in this industrial environment is a safe and efficient manner.
  • Lifting-Able to lift 50#.
  • Access- Ability to enter a 24 diameter access hole and step over 24 high threshold.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • 80 to 90% of the work activities are performed outdoors. Individuals will be required to work in changes of temperature, hot, cold, humid, wet and dry conditions; dust, mud, etc., along with other conditions in an industrial work environment.


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