1112 - Pipefitter - Journeyman
Date:Jan 12, 2021
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL, US, 33312
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Overland Contracting Inc
Req Id : 29550
Job Title : 1112 - Pipefitter - Journeyman
Location : PJFTLAUDE2
Business Unit Sector : OCI-POWER-PROJECTS SERVICES
Opportunity Type : Craft (non-union)
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Plan, lay-out, install, test and repair all types of piping systems in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes and industry standards.
Use appropriate hand (ie wrap around) and power tools (ie grinders) to fit and install all types of pipe and/or similar tubular products; have working knowledge of all types of pipe and piping systems, including butt welded, socket welded, threaded, Victaulic, grooved, glued and fused joints; able to work with carbon steel, stainless steel, PVC, poly, copper, and various high pressure/temperature alloys; proficient in the use of bevellers, threaders and other end prep machines; cut or drill holes in walls 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; erect necessary scaffolding; lift, position and secure materials and work pieces during installation; and install all other items in accordance with the applicable plans and specifications .
Participate in all safety related processes and programs as requested
Engage with your work team to ensure we achieve zero injuries
Understand that no job is so important that your safety and that of your crew will be compromised
Watch for hazards and report any concerns to your supervisor or safety professional
If needed, use your stop work authority until the issue is resolved .
Report all accidents and near misses to supervisor; participate in investigation process as needed .
Participate in all pre-job work planning and safety discussions
Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate and/or mitigate hazards .
Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (ie back-up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens) . Understand, support, and follow lockout tag out procedures
Attend site specific training and assure you follow all procedures as out lined in training .
Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment .
Use effective verbal and written communication skills
Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately .
Listen to co-workers suggestions, safety concerns, and recommendations giving full attention to what they are saying and take the time to understand the points being made, asking questions and providing feedback when appropriate .
Coordinate work with other crafts and co-workers on the job .
Provide on-the-job training and/or mentoring to helpers and laborers you are working with
Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards
Read and understand plans and specifications, including orthographic and isometric drawings
Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions
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 piping systems in accordance with those plans and specifications
At least 4 years of experience working as a Pipefitter or similar craft or a combination of work experience and training. Must have a strong working knowledge of the Pipefitter craft including pipefitting techniques and methods for different types of piping systems and pipe couplings. In addition, must have all necessary tools (see Pipefitter tool list). Must be at least 18 years of age. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
NCCER Pipefitting NCCER Rigger
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move in and around confined and cluttered places, and uneven areas, see and hear naturally or with correction.
Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties.
Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure.
Requires repetitive movement.
Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.
Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions.
Typical construction site environment.
Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions.
Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc.
Requires working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions.
Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
Work around hazardous equipment.
This position is considered a safety sensitive position.
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