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ZACHRY is currently seeking an experienced Industrial Journeyman Pipe Fitter for work within the Duke Midwest Power Plants.


Position Summary

As an industrial Pipefitter you will be responsible for laying out, fabricating, assembling, installing, and maintaining piping and piping systems and equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, and industrial processing systems.


Specific responsibilities


Qualification Highlights

Must have 4+ years working as an Industrial Pipe Fitter

Must have good leadership and communication skills.

Must be have experience on an industrial construction project.


Position Responsibilities

Read blueprints and specification to determine the scope of work

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.

Ability to field verify measurements, pull own field measurements

Figure fitting take offs, calculate basic, simple and complex offsets, calculate to fabricate odd angle fittings

Install valves, supports and flanges inside piping systems 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.

Selecting type and size of pipe and related materials according to job specifications, knowledge of system operation, and study of building           plans / working drawings

Planning sequence of installation to avoid obstructions and cutting pipe

Threading pipe by hand or with pipe threading machine

Securing pipes to structure with clamps, brackets, and hangers, using hand tools



Required Qualifications

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 coal fired power plant.

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.


Preferred Qualifications

Zachry ROF’d employee.

Former Zachry Employee.

NCCER Certification as an Industrial Pipe Fitter

Formal/technical education.


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.


Required Tools


1 - Metal Tool Box with Lock          1 - 24" Level

2 - Torpedo Magnetic Level 1 - 16' Tape Measure

1 - 25' Tape Measure

1 - 5 Gallon Plastic Bucket              1 - Center Finder

2 - 12" x 24" Framing Square          1 - 4" Wraparound

1 - String Level                                  1 - 12" Crescent Wrench

1 - 8" Crescent Wrench                    1 - 18" Pipe Wrench

1 - 14" Pipe Wrench                           1 - Center Punch

1 - 24" Pipe Wrench                           1 - Wire Cutters

1 - Pipefitter's Blue Book                 1 - Plumb Bob

1 - 420 Channel Locks                      1 - Set Blinding Wedges – Small

1 - Torch Lighter (Striker)                1 – Hacksaw

1 - Chalk Line                                    1 - 3lb to 4lb Ball Peen Hammer

1 - Set of Allen Wrenches                1 - Phillips Screwdriver

1 - Line Up Bar                                  1 - Combination Set - Tri-Square, Protractor,      and Center Finder

Set Combination Open/Box End Wrenches

(1/2”, 9/16”, 5/8”,7/8", 3/4, 15/16", 1 1/16", 1 1/8", 1 1/4", 1 5.16”)

1 - 3/8 Ratchet Drive with 3/8" to 1" set

Screwdriver (Flat and Phillips)

1 - Calculator

1 - Set of Tip Cleaners

1 – Rubber boots


Physical Requirements

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 outside 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.


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