• Pipefitter

    APTIM New Orleans, LA 70181

    Job #2425619767

  • Pipefitter

    Journeyman - Typically 3 years and above documented field experience in chosen craft discipline with ability to read and interpret instructions and document, plan and perform work activities independently.

    Certified Journeyman - Requires attainment of NCCER certifications written and/or practical.

    Leadman - Provides leadership, instruction, and guidance to other craft workers in work crew, providing assistance to Foreman, while working in the capacity of a journeyman.


    Lays out, fabricates, assembles, installs and maintains piping systems, pipe supports, fixtures, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water fixtures and equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling and production and processing systems.


    • Selects type and size of pipe and related materials and equipment, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to job specifications.

    • Inspects worksite to determine presence of obstructions.

    • Plans sequence on installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other workers.

    • Cuts pipe using hacksaw, pipe cutter, hammer and chisel, cutting torch and pipe cutting machine.

    • Threads pipe using threading machine.

    • Bends pipe by hand or with pipe-bending tools and machine.

    • Mounts pipe hangers and brackets on walls and ceiling to hold pipe.

    • Assembles and installs a variety of metal or nonmetal pipes and pipe fittings, using threaded caulked, soldering, brazen, fused, or cemented joints, and hand tools.

    • Secures pipes to structure with bracket, clamps, and hangers, using hand and power tools.

    • Installs and maintains refrigeration and air conditioning systems, including compressors, pumps, meter, pneumatic and hydraulic controls, and piping,

    • Test piping systems for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes for indication of leaks.

    • Weld's pipe supports to structural steel members.

    • May observe production machines in assigned area of manufacturing facility to detect machinery malfunctions. May operate machinery to verify repair.

    • Loads, transports and unloads material, tools, equipment, and supplies.

    • May assist in lifting, positioning, and securing of material and work pieces during installation.

    • Performs minor maintenance of cleaning activities of tools and equipment.

    • Respiratory protection is common and may be required.

    • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Perform other duties as required.


    • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.

    • Make decisions based on measurable criteria.

    • Apply shop mathematics to solve problems

    • Plan work and select proper tools.

    • Visualize objects in three dimensions from plans and drawings.

    • Work at heights without fear.

    • Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.


    May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.


    1. Strength:

    a. Standing 60% Walking 20% Sitting 20%

    b. Lifting 50 lb.

    Carrying 50 lb.

    Pushing 70 ft-lb.

    Pulling 70 ft-lb.

    1. Climbing F

    Balancing F

    1. Stooping O

    Kneeling O

    Crouching O

    Crawling O

    Reaching C

    Handling C

    Fingering F


    NP Not Present

    O Occasionally (0-33%) F Frequently (34-66%) C Constantly (67-100%)

    Who we are and what we do:

    APTIM is a global industry leader headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. With more than 4,000 employees worldwide, APTIM specializes in critical infrastructure, technical and data solutions, program management, environmental services, resilience, as well as sustainability and energy solutions. Our dedicated people have the proven experience and expertise to provide integrated services and solutions to government agencies, commercial, industrial, and energy customers. APTIM is committed to accelerating the transition toward a clean and efficient energy economy, building a sustainable future for our communities and the natural world, and creating an inclusive equitable environment that celebrates the diversity of our people.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

    Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may make their request known by e-mailing ~~~ or calling ~~~ for assistance.

  • You Can Also Try Searching