Shop Pipefitter (Fabricator)

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lays out, positions, aligns and fits together fabricated parts of metal products in shop according to blueprint and layout specifications, preparatory to welding or riveting
  • Plans sequence of operation, applying knowledge of geometry, effects of heat, and allowance for weld shrinkage, machining and thickness of metal
  • Sets up face block, jigs and fixtures
  • Locates and marks centerlines and reference points onto floor or face block and transposes them to work piece, using tape, chains, plumb bob, and squares
  • Moves parts into position, manually or by hoist or crane
  • Removes high spots and cuts bevels, using hand files, portable grinders and cutting torch. Straightens warped or bent parts
  • Positions or tightens braces, jacks, clamps, ropes, or bolt straps or bolt parts in positions for welding or riveting
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules, including wearing required personal safety equipment
  • Performs other duties and activities as required
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawing instructions and documents, plan and perform work activities independently
  • Ability to apply shop mathematics to solve problems
Physical Requirements:

NP=Not Present, O=Occasionally (0-33%), F=Frequently (34-66%), C=Constantly (67-100%)

Standing  C              Walking   O             Sitting     O

Pushing   F              Pulling     F              Climbing  F

Balancing F              Bending   F              Stooping O

Kneeling  O             CrouchingO             Crawling  O

Reaching C              Handling C              Fingering F

Feeling    C              Vision      C              Hearing   C

Lifting (lbs)              Carrying (lbs)

0-10         C              0-10         C                             

10-25       F              10-25       F                             

25-50       O             25-50       O                            

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