Date Posted: February 1, 2018
Job Description: Pipefitter
Level of Education:
- Graduate of high school, GED, trade school, or industrial school.
- Supplemental vocational training beyond high school in shipboard installation trade desired.
Job Category: Shipboard Industrial
Job Title: Pipefitter/Brazer
Pipe threading machines, radiac and power saw, pedestal and portable grinders, pipe bender, tubing bender, cutter and flaring tools. Pneumatic, electric and hydraulic tools. Hand tools such as wrenches, hammers, files, hack saw, Ferulset tool, squares, tape, level, vice. Shields, safety glasses, gloves, etc.
The following are the usual major job duties but this description does not preclude the performance of other duties by the incumbent, nor the question being raised on the proper rate for the assignment:
- Receive work assignment from supervision.
- Read and follow safety regulations and procedures and MI package including drawings, change notices, operation sheets, specifications and work authorizations.
- Assemble, level and fit preformed and straight pipe, flanges, fittings, valves and hardware where parts, locations and methods are established.
- Measure, cut and thread tubing and piping according to detail drawings and information.
- Measure, cut and bend by hand tubing to detailed drawings and information or from preformed sample.
- Load, operate, and unload pipe benders to bend pipe to specification where layout of piping and setup of machine stops and locating fixtures has already been completed.
- Clean piping and tubing arrangements for welding.
- Make proper time charge entries and record data as required.
Identify parts in accordance with method specified.
- Maintain tools, equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition.
- Perform other work of equal or lower classification as required.
This is Union represented position.
- Minimum of five (5) years of shipboard experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of high energy piping systems onboard ships.
- Posses practical knowledge of pipefitting equipment, sizes and schedules; applying elementary mathematic and physics principles; planning and laying out work; and fabricating and installing flat plate, pipe and special fitting (i.e. Lok-Ring) aboard ships.
- Posses knowledge of brazing and welding. Certification to braze Grade III, IV and IV filler material in all joint positions is preferred.
- Performing layout from orthographic, detail, sectional, assembly and isometric drawings, specifications, and oral instructions; and ability to read and interpret structural material identification symbols/abbreviations, weld symbols, and blueprint terminology and layout.
Experienced with basic shop measuring tools. Ability to accurately use trigonometric and geometric functions.
Qualified applicant must be able to work aboard ships, climbing, bending, and working in confined spaces. Must be a U.S. citizen and be eligible for a government security clearance. Drug testing required before hiring.
Five (5) years experience in Auxiliary systems, including; HM&E system repair, installation, modification, and testing of Navy equipment or systems.
AIT is an EEO employer and does not discriminate against age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.