Perform layout and ft-up of pipe and structure. Responsible for communication towards the education of the younger or less experienced workers. With regard to the portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications, and plan, lay-out, install and/or repair all types of pipe and/or similar tubular products in accordance with those plans and specifications. Read and understand plans and specifications, including isometric and orthographic drawings. Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions. Responsible for preparing and completing required documents on a daily or as needed basis. Inspect subordinates work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and explain, and take any corrective action needed. Use appropriate hand and power tools to properly measure, cut, assemble, weld and install all types of pipe and/or similar tubular products. Install supports, values and other control equipment. Test installed piping system and install all other related items in accordance with the applicable plans and specifications. Bolt, clamp, or weld parts to secure in position for welding. Weld components according to specific process and code. Install all other items in accordance with the applicable plans and specifications. Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications, and industry standards. Create and logs weld coupons. TIG weld/fabricate custom chambers and/or components using customer supplied drawings and/or blueprints while holding tolerances of /+/-.010 and/or .5% angular. Meet or exceed the requirement of the project through manual fabrication such as port alignment, scribing, cutting/coping tacking, turning and welding while maintaining angular tolerances of +/- %, focal lengths and target points of +/- .010; closely collaborate with machinists throughout the manufacturing process for each phase of the project. Weld different types of metals (carbon steel, stainless steel) of varying thickness. Clean welds and check for any inconsistencies. Follow established job-site and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work area. Identify safety hazards to which he/she or other employees may be subject and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize hazards.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent. Six months to six years of experience in trade. Welders certifcation. Valid drivers license desired. Ability to perform orbital welding of tubing and components. Self-starter to carry out welding procedures. Must be familiar with metallurgy, primarily stainless steel. Must know the proper weld settings for welding various materials along with fller rod selection. Must be able to produce vacuum tight welds. Can qualify for ASME Code (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) welding as required. Additional specialized training in welding (orbital and PVC) desired. Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during work activities. Skilled in reading, writing, and math.
Associated topics: fitter, gas metal arc welding, gmaw, iron, ironworker, mig, pipeline, railing, spot weld, steel