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Continental Tide is seeking motivated and experienced Pipefitters to join out Virginia Beach Technology Deployment department. Candidates must possess a high school diploma, GED or industrial school certificate, ability to secure a RapidGate Security Credential and a minimum of five (5) years of practical marine or industrial experience. Target qualifications include: ability to layout, fabricate, fit, and install pipe and tubing, read marine blue prints and work from standard and metric specifications, able to fit flanges and valves. Brazing qualifications and experience in the operation of gas-free equipment/instrumentation is a plus. Candidates may be given a written comprehension exam & hands-on testing. Requirements include: ● Candidates must possess a high school diploma, GED or industrial school certificate ● Minimum of five (5) years experience ● Ability to secure a RAPIDGate Security Credential ● Must possess basic hand tools ● Candidate must be able to walk, stand for long periods of time, sit, bend, stretch, reach, squat and twist ● Must be able to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs. ● Able to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions and in confined spaces. ● Able to perform other duties as required which may involve high heat, humidity, noise and dirty conditions, working aloft or over the sides of vessels. ● May ride ships at sea for extended periods. ●May require wearing a respirator. ●Travel may be required within and outside of the continental United States. Continental Tide offers an empowering professional environment in a culture that stresses teamwork, shared responsibility for company and client success, and personal growth. We offer competitive wages in salaried and hourly positions, educational opportunities, competitive employee benefit options, and 401K plan with company match. Interested candidates should email their resumes to or call 484-577-4070. *Continental Tide is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veteran/Disability. The company participates in E-Verify and U.S. citizenship is required for most positions.

Category: Pipefitter

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.
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.
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is typically required.