Pipefitter in Portsmouth, NH at Orbis, Inc.

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

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Job Description

Marine pipefitters must meets or exceed the minimum required four (4) years’ of verifiable experience in the trade with two (2) years of work experience on U.S. Navy surface ships or submarine platforms.  Trade experience acquired by journeymen pipefitter tradesmen in heavy industrial and/or marine shipyard work environments including:  chemical plants, health care facilities, hi-rise apartment buildings, high-tech facilities, office buildings, and paper mills, pharmaceutical plants, processing facilities, conventional and nuclear power generation plants and/or commercial shipyards. Must be proficient with ship checking, templating, fabricating and testing of complex shipboard air, water, steam and hydraulic systems.
  • These installations require a thorough knowledge of how to: measure, template, cut, thread or bend pipe for plumbing, high pressure air, steam and hydraulic systems to the required angle using hand or power tools or machines such as pipe cutters, pipe threading machines, end prep machines, hand grinders, or pipe bending machines in preparation for welding or brazing; measure, template, cut, fabricate, modify and repair hoses using hand or power tools or machines such as band saws and hose crimping machines; reading plans and inspecting worksites to assess material and equipment needs to establish sequence of pipe installation; pressure testing of completed piping systems with water, air and/or oil to observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks; installation of pipe assemblies, fittings, valves using hand or power tools; install and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic components of machines and equipment; plan work, layout, template, manufacture, modify, repair and install parts and assemblies for new or existing valves and piping using base lines and reference points.Work includes:maintenance of piping and piping systems, equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sanitary, potable water and industrial processing systems.

*Must be a US citizen with a SECRET Clearance
ORBIS offers an excellent benefits package and competitive salary in a professional atmosphere