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Pipe fitter Team Lead

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Provides Leadership and Oversight to pipe teams. • Performs layout, fabrication, installation, testing and repair of pipe systems. • Fits pipe and properly prepares joints for welding to meet the specific requirements of the system on which work is being done. • Works from blueprints and makes fabrication sketches from which another mechanic could fabricate a unit of pipe. • Lays out and figures off set bends and rolling offset bends. • Make up flanges - Proper sequence and material required • Read Blueprints and drawings related to job • Set-up and operate burning torch. • Fabricate and design pipe hangars. • Test piping systems with air and water. • Conduct actions and work behaviors according to safe shipyard practices. • Tack Weld, Silver braze, soft solder and burn. • Install simple systems without blueprints. • Work with all materials and sizes of pipe and tubing. • Lay out all piping systems. • Run pipe bending machines. • Evaluate joint allowances and build the piping systems within required tolerances. • Construct dimensionally correct mock-up for off-site prefabrication - Read blueprints, fabricate stands and jigs, make targets. Construct within required tolerances. Track job from material list through completion. • Work with all types of pipe joints, welded, screwed, soldered, glued, and all types of materials; copper, CuNi, NiCu, Cres, Steel, etc. • Able to properly use hand tools and power tools associated with the trade. • Train insubordinate and supervise crew as senior mechanic. • Adherence to industry codes, specifications, and regulations. • Understand and act upon instruction. • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment- hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe boots/shoes and, when necessary, respirator. • Work independently to complete responsibilities. • Must have regular, reliable attendance. QUALIFICATIONS: • High school diploma or equivalent. • 5 years minimum in shipboard pipefitting experience. • Technical training preferred. • Knowledge of and ability to use hand tools and instruments associated with the Pipe-fitting trade, including but not limited to; pipe benders, band saws, bench grinders, drill presses, pipe threaders. • Leader’s knowledge in troubleshooting skills. • Must be able to work effectively with others. • Comprehend blueprints, sketches, and templates. • Enter and move through manholes to reach and work internally confined spaces. • Must be a steady, reliable worker. • Must be able to comprehend and follow instructions. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS STATEMENT: To perform this job successfully, an individual must perform the essential job duties satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Exposure to extreme weather conditions, dust, dirt, fumes, gases, smoke, and confined spaces. PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to:  Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Climb, Reach, Push and Pull, Stoop, Crawl, Kneel, Balance, Lift and Carry various objects and equipment.  Use hands to finger, handle, feel, or control objects and/or tools.  Work in confined spaces such as boilers, tanks and voids.  Access areas of facility and vessels by inclined and vertical ladders.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Pipefitter Lead will be fully qualified in: • Materials: carbon steel, stainless steel, copper, copper nickel, aluminum, thermoplastic (including PVC & FRP) • Blueprint reading • Offset layouts • Tack welding: carbon, stainless steel, • Installing simple systems without the use of prints • Bending, burning, and cutting pipe • System and component functions • Calculating take-ups of butt welds, socket welds, and threaded joints • Determining and applying joint and system tolerances • NAVSEA P-3 & P-3A Silver Brazing • NAVSEA P-1, P-2, & ABS: flared, flareless, & compression fittings; taper thread joint; flange joint; slip-on welded sleeve joint; socket welded joint; butt welded joint • Safe handling, use, & storage of gasses; safe work practices & PPE; tank safe opening practices; lock out/tag out; confined space practices; safe burning practice; oil spill response • Recognition and requisition of job materials • Technical writing: reports and records • Local air testing; compressed air testing; hydrostatic testing

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Trident Maritime Systems, LLC
700 Tidewater Drive
Norfolk, VA 23504
Phone: 4348721090

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700 Tidewater Drive
Norfolk, VA 23504
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