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Pipefitter - Birmingham Area

General Summary of Duties:

Plan, lay-out, weld, install and repair all types of structural steel and or pipe products in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes, and industry standards. Work in other crafts at levels appropriate to training and skills as requested by supervision. Position will report to manager as assigned by B.L. Harbert International Superintendent.

Location City
Birmingham Area
State or Region
United States
Essential Abilities, Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned as required): • Follow established jobsite safety and regulations, work in a safe and efficient manner, and maintain a safe and clean work area. Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize hazards. • With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications and plan, lay-out, install and/or repair all types of structural steel and pipe products in accordance with those plans and specifications. • Read and understand plans and specifications, including diagrams, prints, orthographic and isometric drawings. Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions. • Inspect subordinate’s 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 structural steel and pipe components; install supports, valves, and other control equipment; test installed systems and install all other related items in accordance with the applicable plans and specifications. • Fit components according to specific process and code; cut and weld members to make alterations, using oxyacetylene cutting and welding equipment.   JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Education – High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate) Preferred • Experience – Industrial construction experience preferred;. • Communication Skills – Comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. The ability to understand information, ideas, direction and then be able to perform the task or project discussed. Also, to be able to ask questions to insure you understand the information given. • Must have a working knowledge of various welding processes, coeds, techniques and methods related to pipe welding. • Must read and understand plans and specifications, including diagrams, prints, orthographic and isometric drawings and visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions. • Must be familiar with properties of metal machining, weld shrinkage and welding techniques.
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