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Pipleine Welder - Kenai *
LocationAK00 - Alaska
Date Opened12/21/2017
Position ScheduleFull Time
Req Code117-POS-AK0-17
Purpose: Plan, lay-out, weld, install test and repair of all types of pipe materials and similar tubular 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.

Work Schedule: Candidate must be able to work on-call, in a camp job environment, off shore, etc. Length of employment may be limited to job assignment and/or project duration.

Essential Skills (must possess the ability to)
May include but not limited to:
• Assist in securing components together applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining weld shrinkage, and welding techniques.
• Assist in the selection appropriate equipment and plan the layout and assembly of a welding process.
• Have basic knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining weld shrinkage and welding techniques.
• Assist in securing of parts in position for welding.
• Assist in the preparation of material for welding by cutting or grinding using pipe cutters, hammer and chisel, cutting torch, and/or grinder.
• Set material in stands, racks, hoists, etc. for welding.
• Set up equipment and weld parts using arc, gas-shielded arc, submerged arc or gas welding equipment.
• Assist in the repairing of products by dismantling, straightening and reshaping.
• Reassemble parts using cutting torch, straightening press and hand tools.
• Follow oral and written directions.
• Work within company policy
• Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor as needed.
• Receives instructions, blueprints, and work orders for the job. Develops working procedure for the job, material requirements, scaffolding and other equipment required. Calculates dimensions and bends required for piping.
•. Installs, bends, cuts, threads, and cuts off piping and shapes and fabricates pipe to particular requirements for the job. Starts up and shuts down equipment in line with company safety procedures for machinery under power and OSHA requirements.
• Inspects and maintains facility piping systems, heating, refrigeration and air conditioning systems, water treatment and sewer systems, burners and heaters.
• Makes hydraulic pressure test of piping installations. Checks and adjusts controls, gauges, and valves to achieve control of flow or pressure.
• Diagnose and isolate troublesome distribution points and make corrective repairs; make emergency repairs to offset downtime and production delays.
• Inspect piping systems to insure safety and effectiveness of installations, especially those which convey high pressure and dangerous elements; check gauges and metering devices for measurement accuracy of pressure and flowage.
Notifies supervisor of potentially dangerous piping systems and corrective action taken or documented.
• 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 pipe and/or similar tubular products in accordance with those plans and specifications.
• Read and understand plans and specifications, including isometric and orthographic drawings. Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions.
• Follow established job-site safety and regulations 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.
• 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 pipe and/or similar tubular products; install supports, valves and other control equipment; test installed piping systems and install all other related items in accordance with the applicable plans and specifications; bolt, clamp or weld parts to secure in position for welding; weld components according to specific process and code.
• Install all other items in accordance with the applicable plans and specifications.
• Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards.
High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate) Preferred.

Essential Qualifications:

• 5 + years of industrial construction/Oilfield construction/Pipeline construction preferred!
• Current/valid driver’s license
• Ability to work safely with others to achieve job goals
• Read, write and communicate using English language sufficient to perform job functions
• Self-motivated employee that can take direction and follow daily job duties
• Read blue prints, ISO drawings, and can pass Peak pipe fitter test.
• Education: High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate) Preferred
• Experience –5+ years' welding experience preferred, 3 Year pipeline experience at a minimum. Must pass the prescribed weld test.
• Must have a working knowledge of various welding codes, specifications, techniques and methods.
• Must be familiar with properties of metal machining, weld shrinkage and welding techniques
Special Requirements/Certifications
Current/valid driver’s license.

CITS (Cook Inlet Training Standards & Industrial Safety) certificate.

Tools required:

• Torch Striker
• 12” Crescent Wrench
• Channel lock pliers
• Side cutting pliers
• Tape measure 25’
• Tool box with lock
• Standard Allen Wrenches
• Steal toed boots
• 12” framing square
• 6 Way screwdriver
• Flashlight
• Tip Cleaners
• Tri-square or speed square
• Framing Square
• Ball Peen Hammer
• Center Punch
• Center Finder
• Plumb Bob
• Two Hole Aliment Pins (both sizes)
• Vise Grips
• Sting line
• Pipe wraparound
• Calculator
• Radius Marker
• Spacing Wedges
• 50’ Tape
• Tool box with lock
• Welding Hood
• welding Jacket or Sleeves
• Fillet Gauges
• Inspection Mirror
Physical Requirements
Physical Requirements:
• Stand or walk for long periods of time
• Use arms and hands to reach for, handle or manipulate objects
• Lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds; occasionally lift items weighing more than 50 pounds with assistance
• Stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
• See well (naturally or with correction)
• Eye-hand coordination
• Good physical fitness
• Good sense of balance
• Work at heights
• Ability to perform repetitive movements
• Ability to work overhead
• Ability to use hands to grasp
• Ability to reach with arms
• Ability to sit, climb and balance.
• Ability to work up to 12 hour shift in all weather and temperature extremes.

Oilfield Workers perform physically demanding work including lifting and carrying heavy objects, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling in awkward positions. Some work at heights, or outdoors in all weather conditions. Some jobs expose workers to loud noise, or dangerous machinery.