ZACHRY is currently accepting all applicants for Pipe Fitter Journeyman positions. This position is an evergreen requisition and captures the minimum requirements of all future Pipe Fitter Journeyman positions. This is NOT an opening and is intended to build a pool of candidates for anticipated needs at FPL Okeechobee Clean Energy Center (Future position requirements will vary per position).
An Industrial Pipe Fitter will assemble, layout, install and maintain pipe systems on steam, fluid or gas systems. The Pipe systems may include but not limited to: pipe, flanges, supports, valves, gauges, hangars, and angles. Pipe Fitters may work in all parts of the construction or maintenance site including in buildings, outside, and inside structures, i.e. tanks or boilers. The work may also include working in underground (excavations) areas and working at heights of access of 300 ft.
Must have 4+ years working as an Industrial Pipe Fitter or Pipe Fitter Helper.
Must be able to read prints and illustrate thorough knowledge of pipe fitting procedures and skills.
Must have good leadership and communication skills.
Must be have experience on an industrial construction project.
Read blueprints and specification to determine the scope of work: locations, quantities, and sizes of materials required.
Identify all tools required for tasks.
Identify safety risks and the precautions required to eliminate those risks.
Prepare, fabricate, install, and fit pipe to specifications.
Install valves, hangars, supports, flanges inside piping system according to plans and applicable specifications.
Perform test to ensure the quality of the pipe and the piping systems.
Hoist loads using slings, chains, shackles, hooks, cables, and other rigging equipment.
Reports to Position
This position does not have any direct reports; however the position will work closely with and oversee on occasion of helper and labor positions. The position will hold a positional and expertise authority of the helper and laborer positions.
Demonstrated industrial construction/maintenance history experience.
Ability to read prints and construction drawings.
Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and manufacturers manuals and instructions.
Demonstrate knowledge on the pipe fitting processes for industrial piping and boiler components for a combined-cycle power plant.
Must have 4+ years experience with the pipe fitting processes.
Good problem-solving abilities.
Good aptitude and manual dexterity.
Good reading comprehension.
Ability to work with others – team player.
Ability to work independently – minimal supervision.
Good communication skills with co-workers and supervisors.
Commitment to Zachry values and safety rules and regulations.
Zachry ROF’ed employee.
Former Zachry Employee.
NCCER Certification as an Industrial Pipe Fitter
1 - Metal Tool Box with Lock
2 - Torpedo Magnetic Level
1 - 25' Tape Measure
1 - 5 Gallon Plastic Bucket
2 - 12" x 24" Framing Square
1 - String Level
1 - 8" Crescent Wrench
1 - 14" Pipe Wrench
1 - 24" Pipe Wrench
1 - Pipefitter's Blue Book
1 - 420 Channel Locks
1 - Torch Lighter (Striker)
1 - Chalk Line
1 - Set of Allen Wrenches
1 - Line Up Bar
2 - Combination Open/Box End Wrenches (7/8", 15/16", 1 1/16", 1 1/8", 1 1/4")
1 - Screwdriver (Flat)
1 - Set of Tip Cleaners
1 - Pair of Leather Gloves
1 - 24" Level
1 - 16' Tape Measure
1 - Pair of Cutting Goggles
1 - Center Finder
1 - 4" Wraparound
1 - 12" Crescent Wrench
1 - 18" Pipe Wrench
1 - Center Punch
1 - Wire Cutters
1 - Plumb Bob
1 - Set Blinding Wedges – Small
1 – Hacksaw
1 - 3lb to 4lb Ball Peen Hammer
1 - Phillips Screwdriver
1 - Combination Set - Tri- Square, Protractor, and Center Finder
1 - 3/8 Ratchet Drive with 3/8" to 1" set
1 - Construction Calculator
1 – Rain Suit
1 – Rubber boots
Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting and lifting.
Will talk and hear to communicate.
Must have good dexterity with hands and fingers to perform the precision adjustments of machinery parts and controls.
Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, pull: objects, materials, controls and tools.
May be required to lift, carry and move up to 50lbs.
Will occasionally work at heights, climb ladders and stairways and work off of platforms. Will work at heights up to 300’ utilizing proper fall protection.
Will use vision abilities to focus, see short and long distances, colors, depth perception and peripheral vision.
Must be capable of working out side in the elements including but not limited to the heat, cold, rain, snow and wind; and must be able to work for long period of times up to 12 hours a day.
Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and steel-toe boots.
ZACHRY is dedicated in providing a Safe and Drug Free work environment; and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.