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Pipe Shop Supervisor

Layout, fabricate, test and repair pipe systems Fit pipe and properly prepare joints for welding to meet the specific requirements Oversee the installation of new piping systems onboard vessels Able to properly use trade specific hand and power tools Evaluate joint allowance and build the pipe systems within tolerance Offer corrective action and appropriate work behavior with regard to shipyard practices Perform threading, soldering, welding and brazing of pipes and fittings Oversee layout and fabrication of full-scale pipe systems prior to installation with technical data Must be able to obtain credentials to work on government bases

Category: Pipefitter


Information
NOTE: The following description is a GENERAL Overview of this career and not a description of a particular job posting.

Pipefitters are typically tasked with installing and maintaining high and low pressure pipe systems, supports, and related equipment aboard waterborne or Naval vessels. A pipefitter is often required to lay out and fabricate full-scale pipe systems (including fire or sprinkler systems) prior to installation using blueprints and templates. Pipefitters must be familiar with the use of basic shop tools and machinery such as grinders, power and hand cutters, presses, bending machines, die and pipe threading machines. Pipefitters also must be familiar with various pipe joining techniques such as soldering, welding, and brazing.
Education
Most pipefitter careers require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, and/or an associate's degree. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Qualifications
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is typically required.

Company Information

Fairlead
650 Chautauqua Avenue
Portsmouth, VA 23707
Phone: 7573284924

Application Information

650 Chautauqua Avenue
Portsmouth, VA 23707
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