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Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

Lay out, assemble, install, or maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, or industrial production or processing systems.

Salary Breakdown

Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

Average

$48,490

ANNUAL

$23.31

HOURLY

Entry Level

$37,040

ANNUAL

$17.81

HOURLY

Mid Level

$47,795

ANNUAL

$22.98

HOURLY

Expert Level

$58,550

ANNUAL

$28.15

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

19

Current Available Jobs

9,480

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters


Top Expected Tasks

Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Building and Construction

KNOWLEDGE

Design

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Time Management

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension


Job Opportunities

Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

  • Welder/Fabricator -2nd Shift
    City of Glendale AZ    Glendale, AZ 85304
     Posted 14 days    

    Description

    Performs welding and mechanical work in the maintenance, repair, and up-fitting of machinery, vehicles, tools and heavy equipment and in the fabrication and design of tools and parts.

    **_Selected Individual will fill the 2:30 – 11:00 p.m. Monday - Friday shift only_**

    Essential Functions

    1. Performs oxygen-acetylene and electric MIG-TIG ARC welding in the maintenance and repair of machinery, vehicles, tools and heavy equipment.
    2. Designs and fabricates tools and parts from blueprints, sketches and samples.
    3. Designs, lays out, cuts and fits materials for welding and makes estimates of material requirements.
    4. Specifies materials and determines proper welding techniques and modifications to be made.
    5. Performs removal and replacement of mechanical parts of equipment to be welded.
    6. Rebuilds worn and broken welds, tools, and sections of equipment.
    7. Performs mechanical repairs and maintenance of equipment.
    8. Performs minor repairs to welding equipment.
    9. Checks content of acetylene tanks and ensures adequate supply of welding rods and safety equipment prior to beginning work.
    10. Orders materials and supplies; Contacts vendors directly to order equipment and repairs to equipment.
    11. Inspects and grinds welds.
    12. Operates light and heavy equipment needing repair, and all equipment used for welding, fabricating and repairing.
    13. Maintains daily work activity records with work completed, materials used and time spent.
    14. Performs other related duties as assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications & Special Requirements

    Specialized technical training in welding processes and four (4) years of experience in welding and repair using oxy-acetylene and ARC welding processes.

    **Knowledge of:**
    Special tools, materials, methods and practices of the welding trade.
    Properties of non-ferrous and ferrous metals in relation to welding and brazing.
    Occupational hazards and safety precautions.
    The operation of equipment to be repaired.
    Refuse trucks, heavy equipment, and hydraulic systems.

    **Skill in:**
    Use of acetylene and electrical welding equipment and other standard tools, and equipment.
    Use of specialty equipment, air arc, slice cutting system, metal lathe, band saws, drill press and grinders.

    **Ability to:**
    Efficiently operate a computer and applicable software
    Communicate effectively with welding equipment suppliers and city staff.
    Read blueprints and sketches.
    Design and layout welding work and make estimates of material requirements.
    Maintain work activity records.
    Establish and maintain effective working relationships with city staff.
    Work in an unsupervised environment.
    Make independent decisions regarding work to be done.
    Work in a timely and accurate manner

    *Any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, is qualifying.*

    **_SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:_**
    Must obtain Arizona Class B commercial driver's license (CDL) within 180 days of hire
    Shift work is required.
    Must provide own tools.
    Pre-employment drug and alcohol testing is a condition of employment. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing throughout their period of employment in accordance with the City of Glendale Substance Abuse policy.

    **_Working Conditions:_**
    Requires working on equipment carrying commercial and residential waste amid high noise levels, smoke and grinder dust. Must work in all weather conditions. Possibility exists of receiving burns to the body due to sparks/associated hazards. These risks may be substantially controlled through the use of safety precautions.

    Physical Requirements

    Work involves the lifting of pipes, bars, angle iron, and channel iron weight up to 75 pounds. Requires walking, standing, bending, climbing and crawling, including on top of and within tanks of vehicles; includes welding hazardous gas tanks and the inside of water and emulsion tanks that are flammable.

    *Salary:* $44,844.80 - $67,267.20 Annually

    *Location:* Glendale, AZ

    *Job Type:* Full Time

    *Department:* Field Operations

    *Job Number:* 2020 -02027

    *Hours per Week:* 40

    *Agency:* City of Glendale (AZ)

    *Address:* 5850 W. Glendale Ave. Glendale, Arizona, 85301

    *Phone:* 623-930-2270

    *Website:* http://www.glendaleaz.com


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Structural Welder 2nd Shift
    Aerotek    PEORIA, AZ 85381
     Posted 21 days    

    **Description:**

    Will be fabricating structural steel. Using flux core dual shield welding and welding with thick 332 wire. Must be able to read a tape measure to 1/16" of an inch, able to read shop drawings and blueprints along with having a strong knowledge of common welding shop tools.

    **Skills:**

    flux core, welding, industrial welding, fabrication

    **Top Skills Details:**

    Flux Core wire

    structural steel experience

    fabrication

    **Additional Skills & Qualifications:**

    3 years of structural welding experience is preferred but not required

    1 year of Flux core experience is preferred

    **About Aerotek:**

    We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Welder & Fabricator - $22/hour - 1st Shift
    Aerotek    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 21 days    

    **Hiring Welders**

    Phoenix

    $22/hour

    1st shift

    **Description:**

    Candidates will be welding and fabricating Aluminum and carbon materials ranging from thin gauge to up to 1" thickness. These parts will be new parts for industrial sites as well as welding repairs on equipment such as large AC/DC motors and ancillary equipment. Weld on sheet metal - Sheet metal welding all the way through to 1" plate

    Weld in the shop and in the field. Projects are in Phoenix mostly but occasionally out of town. (5% or less)

    They will also be utilizing TIG welders to fit and weld industrial sized pipes together and must be familiar with fabricating parts prior to welding projects.

    **Skills:**

    Weld, MIG, Stick, TIG, .035, .045, 1/16, fabricate, blueprints, weld symbols, structural, industrial, iron worker, Alluminum, Carbon, pipe fitting, pipe welding

    **Top Skills Details:**

    Weld

    Fabricate

    Industrial

    structural

    **Additional Skills & Qualifications:**

    5+ years of experience welding and fabricating large industrial or structural parts

    Must be able to read/interpret weld symbols

    Will be welding in all positions but no certs are required

    **Experience Level:**

    Entry Level

    **About Aerotek:**

    We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Fire Sprinkler Fitter
    Hiller Companies    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 22 days    

    The Hiller Companies, Inc. is a national leader in the fire protection and security industry and has an immediate opening for a qualified Fire Sprinkler Fitter in Tucson, AZ location.

    Required:

    + Minimum of 3 years experience

    + Must be able to read and understand shop drawings

    + Sprinklers installer and service

    + Industrial manufacturing environment

    + Planning work and leading other technicians

    + Proven customer-oriented approach

    + Good communication skills

    + Ability to manage projects on site

    Other:

    + NICET II certification or higher a plus

    + Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

    + Understanding deluge, AFFF and other specialty systems experience is helpful

    + Good Driving Record

    + Excellent customer service skills

    + Pass a background check

    + Pass a drug screen

    Benefits:

    + Competitive Pay

    + Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

    + 401(k) with Company Match

    + Voluntary Life Insurance

    + Voluntary Short & Long Term Disability Insurance

    + Paid Leave

    + 8 Paid Holidays

    The Hiller Companies, Inc. is a drug-free work place, an equal opportunity employer and ADA Compliant.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Fuser / Pipefitter - Underground Utilities
    Centuri Construction Group    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 22 days    

    Fuser / Pipefitter - Underground Utilities

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    Date:Jan 12, 2021

    Location:Tucson, AZ, US, 85713

    Company:Centuri Group, Inc.

    Summary

    Join the leader in underground utility construction andget yourself a solid career with solid pay! Take the first step on aclear path to career advancement. Join Us - We’ve got work for the next 100 years!

    At NPL, the work that Fusers and Pipefitters do is crucial to meeting our Safety and Quality goals. A Fuser / Pipefitter performs skilled journey-level work to install, troubleshoot, and maintain underground gas distribution piping systems.

    Perks

    + Join the Largest Natural Gas Distribution Contractor in the United States

    + Weekly Payroll

    + Paid, on-the-job training: natural gas distribution, utility excavation, safety

    + Employee Assistance program benefit

    + Health Insurance Plan benefit

    + Retirement Plan benefit

    Responsibilities

    + Construct, install, and maintain piping systems, appurtenances, and equipment for natural gas utilities

    + Join piping by means of fusion, electrofusion, or mechanical coupled joints

    + Verify specifications by performing quality assurance tests

    + Dig around underground utility pipelines with hand tools

    + Load and unload equipment and materials

    + Keep worksite clean and organized free from unnecessary hazards

    + Other duties as requested by leadership

    Education, Skills, Experience Needed

    + 1 year experience with underground utilities and natural gas construction is required

    + High school diploma or equivalent is preferred

    + OSHA Competent Person certification is a plus

    + Commitment to doing quality work while putting safety first

    Working Environment

    + Work sites are outdoors in potentially extreme weather conditions

    + All worksite safety instructions are written and spoken in English; must be fluent in English

    + Work includes prolonged and repeated: lifting (including overhead, up to 50lbs); standing; climbing; kneeling; reaching and feeling; crouching and crawling

    + Work is performed within the “red zone” of heavy equipment

    + Working safely requires quick/accurate hand-eye coordination

    Requirements

    + Pass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens

    + Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify

    + Satisfactory results of pre-employment background check results

    + Valid driver’s license with clean driving record

    + Pre-employment medical fit-for-duty test; hold/obtain DOT medical card

    + Join and maintain Union membership

    + With the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve in mind, all candidates who receive an offer of employment will be required to complete a COVID-19 risk assessment; your responses will help us determine an employment start date

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    This job description is subject to change at any time. It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Centuri and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. Centuri will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.

    Nearest Major Market:Tucson

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