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Combo Pipe Welder/Fitter

Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Location: Floyd, Virginia
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: February 22, 2023
At ACI we build our company and our culture not by counting people, but by making our people count!
Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.
Atlantic Constructors is dedicated to providing its employees and their eligible family members with a wide range of benefits. From competitive benefits to on-site wellness programs, we provide resources to support you and your family's health, well-being and happiness. We have created a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
• Medical Insurance Plans
• Dental Insurance Plan
• Vision Insurance Plan
• 401(K) Retirement Plan with Generous Company Matching
• Health Savings Plan
Atlantic Constructors offers competitive benefits, for more information check out our comprehensive list on our website.
The Combo Pipe Welder/Fitter will lay out, fabricate, assemble, weld and install various piping systems as well as perform various industrial/mechanical work within industrial systems.
Essential Duties:
• Knows the properties of various rods and fluxes used in welding metals
• Read and interpret sketches, blue prints, and isometric plans/drawings
• Plans sequence of installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other construction workers; plan work and select proper tools
• Cuts pipe, using port-a-band saw, reciprocating saw, pipe cutters, power saw, cutting torch, and pipe cutting machine
• Clean, bevel, prepare and install pipe with various fittings and weld joints
• Perform layout, rigging and transportation of pipe, valves and fittings
• Plans sequence on installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other workers
• Assembles and installs a variety of metal or nonmetal pipe and pipe fittings, including carbon and stainless steel, utilizing threaded caulked, soldering, brazen, fused, or cemented joints, and hand tools
• Test piping systems using pneumatic or hydrostatic test methods
• Installation of pipe and related materials and equipment, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to job specifications.
• Secures pipe to structure with clamps, brackets and hangers, using hand tools
• Test piping systems for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes for indication of leaks
• Threads pipe using threading machine
• Determines required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques
• Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy
• Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
• Make decisions based on measurable criteria and apply mathematics to solve problems
• Work at heights without fear
• Loads, transports and unloads material, tools, equipment and supplies
• May assist in lifting, positioning and securing of material and work pieces during installation
• Performs minor maintenance of cleaning activities of tools and equipment
• Respiratory protection is common and may be required
• Responsible for observing and complying with all company, safety and project policies
• 3-5 years' TIG, STICK pipe welding experience; three years pipe/metals with various techniques including electric, gas, arc, or other equipment
• Must pass ASME pipe welding procedure
• Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures
• Knowledge of mechanical systems
• Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds
• Must have satisfactory background check and be able to pass a background check
• HS diploma or GED or equivalent related work experience
• NCCER Certification
• Prior military experience a plus
$ per HOUR Employment Type: Full-Time