JOBSUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of an assignedsupervisor, this position installs, maintains pipe systems, provides pipesupports, and maintains related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam,hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, and industrial production andprocessing systems. Provides leadership, guidance and training to other skilledpersonnel.
Assembles industrial piping modules, high-pressure piping systems, food grade, and high purity systems.
Inspects pipes and piping systems to assess their quality and condition and ensures safety.
Assists in repairing leaks and adjusting pipe systems. Adheres to relevant codes, regulations, and safety techniques.
Installs commercial and industrial hydronic piping systems.
Performs high- and low-pressure gas and steam work.
Analyzes blueprints and building codes prior to measuring, cutting, welding, or threading to appropriate specifications. Ensures accurate measurement for new construction projects.
Operates drill motors, grinders, chop saw, hacksaw, and burning torch. Maintains tools and equipment used in fitting pipe systems. Coordinates the lay out equipment, supports, piping, and accessories.
Flushes, tests, and commissions the systems and documents the results.
Uses of pipe symbols from arrangements, blueprints, drawings, and related equipment, according to specifications, by welding, brazing, soldering, and threading joints.
Fabricates pipes, modifies, cleans, and maintains pipe systems, units, fittings, and related machines and equipment; conducts maintenance work on all machines and equipment.
Reduces various pipe sizes, installs different size flange's, and fits-up Buttweld pipes. Cuts and threads cutting torches and pipe benders.
Troubleshoots all piping issues. Modifies and cleans pipe systems and ensures preventative maintenance activities.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 186349
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