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Industrial Trade Services
Pipe Fitter Foreman
$35-$45 per hour
Company truck provided
Full time position-overtime-benefits-per diem/travel arrangements
PIPE FITTER FOREMAN Job Description:
Oversee pipefitting projects and journeyman pipefitters in the following:
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.
Welds 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.
PIPE FITTER JOB REQUIREMENTS
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.