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Pipefitter in Westerville, OH at Synerfac

Date Posted: 4/11/2019

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Job Description


POSITION SUMMARY:Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems, applying knowledge of system operation, and following blueprints: Selects type and size of pipe, and related materials and equipment, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications.

Work safely in accordance with the Safety Management System and adhere to all Company rules and regulations.

Immediately report any unsafe conditions, injuries, illness and near misses or acts to a supervisor.

Review and understand JSA, permits, site conditions and job hazards prior to starting any work and check that the work to be performed is safe. If work appears unsafe, report to supervisor and do not proceed until conditions are safe.

Review and understand the job and be physically and mentally fit to perform the job.

Attend and actively participate in all safety meetings as required including daily toolbox meetings and skill training.

Pipe Fitting

Broad knowledge and experience working in industrial petro/chemical and commercial environments.

Inspect work site to determine presence of obstructions and assess whether holes cut for pipe will cause structural weakness.

Plan installation or repair to avoid obstructions and to avoid interfering with activities of other workers.

Cut pipe, using saws, pipe cutter, hammer and chisel, cutting torch, and pipe cutting machine.

Thread pipe, using pipe threading machine.

Bend pipe, using pipe bending tools and pipe bending machine.

Assemble and install variety of metal and nonmetal pipes, tubes, and fittings, including iron, steel, copper, and plastic.

Connect pipes, using threaded, welded, soldered, brazed, fused, or cemented joints.

Secure pipes to structure with brackets, clamps, and hangers, using hand tools and power tools.

Install and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic components of machines and equipment, such as pumps and cylinders, using hand tools.

Install and maintain refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, including compressors, pumps, meters, pneumatic and hydraulic controls, and piping, using hand tools and power tools, and following specifications and blueprints.

Install and repair sanitary and storm water sewer structures and pipe systems.

Install and use instruments such as lasers, grade rods, and transit levels.

Increase pressure in pipe system and observe connected pressure gauge to test system for leaks.

Check slopes for conformity with requirements, using levels or lasers.

Weld pipe supports to structural steel members.

Observe production machines in assigned area of manufacturing facility to detect machinery malfunctions.

Operate machinery to verify repair.

Job Requirements


High School Education or Equivalent.

Certification(s) from Trade School in pipe fitting or ability to pass similar skills assessment testing

At least five years experience pipe fitting in petrochemical or industrial enterprises.

Ability to work alone or in a team environment and to follow directions and or instructions.

Good communication and problem solving skills

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