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We currently have an opening for a Journey Pipefitter based out of our location in Port Townsend, Washington.
As a journey pipefitter, you will layout, fit up, assemble and maintain all types of pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment to include steam, hot water heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems and hazardous piping.
About Port Townsend Paper Corporation (PTPC)
The Port Townsend Paper (“PTPC”) mill has been in continuous operation for over 90 years. We operate on a continuous basis to produce OCC and kraft pulp which is used to manufacture linerboard, kraft paper, corrugating medium and market pulp. We have built a strong and loyal customer base by developing and nurturing strategic partnership-style relationships.
The PTPC team is dedicated to creating an engaging and positive work environment and we strive to preserve the environment as well as be good neighbors and a valued member of the local community. Many of our employees have enjoyed working for the greater part of their careers; we have employees with 20, 25, 30, even 35 years of service.
Perform maintenance on mill equipment as scheduled.
Troubleshoot mill systems & equipment as needed.
Installation of new & rebuilt equipment.
Perform inspections & preventive maintenance tasks.
Assemble and secure pipes, tubes, fittings, and related equipment according to specifications by welding, brazing, cementing, soldering, and threading.
Able to perform 6G quality Welds.
Inspect and examine and test installed systems and pipelines.
Measure and mark pipes for cutting and threading. Layout, fit up, assemble, and maintain all types of pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment to include steam, hot water heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems, and hazardous piping.
Layout full-scale drawings or pipe systems and related equipment following blueprints.
Attach pipes to walls and structures.
Plan pipe system layout installation or repair according to specifications.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Journey level skills in the craft.
Equipment specific knowledge.
Proper handling procedures for chemical common to pulp & paper process.
A basic level of skills in processes that may be outside of the primary craft’s core competency including welding, cutting, machining, metal working, computer operation, fitting, rigging and other skills common to maintenance activities.
Ability to work and communicate within a small work team.
5 years Journey Pipefitter or equivalent experience.
High school graduate or equivalent to (GED).
Completed apprenticeship program in craft line or equivalent experience.
Pulp maintenance preferred.
Work Schedule, and Environment
Typical schedule is Monday – Friday from 7:00 am - 3:30 pm.
Competitive compensation starting at $36.43 per hour with opportunities for overtime.
A comprehensive health care plan including prescription, vision care, life insurance, and dental plan.
Employee Assistance coverage with full services, including dietary and nutritional services, retirement planning, and support services.
Paid time off.
Port Townsend Paper Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free workplace.