Requisition ID :36567
Pipefitters (Sheetmetal Workers) are responsible for piping hydraulic and pneumatic systems, bending, and shaping sheet metal, and light fabrication. Journeyman pipefitters must be able to read hydraulic and pneumatic schematics, be familiar with repair shop equipment and tools, have welding/burning experience, and have at least 3 years' experience doing pipefitting work or pipe work as applied to buildings, machinery, and heavy equipment. Some experience in sheet metal work will be helpful. Journeyman status is preferred but will consider those with less experience to fill student Pipefitter positions.
- Diesel mechanic experience
- Understand oral and written communication
- Decision Making
- Problem solving and troubleshooting
- Ability to work independent or with a team
Education and Experience:
- Must be 18 years of age
- Valid driver's license
- High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
- Experience using measuring devices
- Basic technical knowledge of diesel mechanics/ repair experience
Veterans and transitioning service members are encouraged to apply. Military roles that often transition well to this position (but not limited to): 44B, 1316, MK, 3E3X1 are encouraged to apply.
Working hours will include shift work over all 3 shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Shifts are assigned/awarded by seniority. The work environment is a shop and outdoor work.
Pipefitters (Sheetmetal Workers) will undergo 1 week of Mechanical Safety Orientation during their first week of employment and 6 weeks of craft specific training, at the Norfolk Southern Training Center in McDonough, GA. During the training, trainees will be reimbursed for one round-trip and provided lodging and meal cards ($20/day).
Salary and Wages:
- 1st 40 Days of Training: $18.86 (50% of Full Rate)
- Next 204 Days of Training: $28.28 (75% of Full Rate)
- Next 244 Days of Training: $30.16 (80% of Full Rate)
- 100%/After 2 Years/488 Days: $37.71 (100 of Full Rate - Journeyman)
Norfolk Southern Corporation(NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and one of the nation's premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500route milesin 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier ofcoal, automobiles, and automotive parts.
At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.
On September 9, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14042. This order and the associated federal safety protocols for federal contractors that were issued on September 24, 2021, require covered contractors who work with the federal government to ensure that their employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or approved for a health or religious accommodation by January 18, 2022. As a covered federal contractor, Norfolk Southern must adhere to these legal requirements.If you are made a conditional job offer, you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, or apply and be approved for a health or religious accommodation prior to your start date.
Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation and, gender identity. Together, we power progress.
Compensation and Hours
Salary Range: Not Available DOE (Depends on Experience) Benefits Provided: Not Available Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
Shift: Not Applicable
Hours per Week:
Hours Not Specified
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