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Job Title Pipefitter 4
Job ID Number 12-6555
Location Norfolk, VA
Job Category Aerospace/Aviation/Defense
Job Description Installs and maintains ships'' piping systems such as steam, heat and power, hot water, hydraulic, air pressure, and oil lines following blueprints, layouts and work orders, and using hand tools and shop machines. Plans layout of pipe sections, cuts and bores holes in bulkheads and decks for installation of pipes. Operates shop machines to cut and thread pipe and pipe fittings, including valves, traps and thermostats. Bends pipe to specified shape bolts on pipe-bending fixtures, bolts or welds brackets to support pipe systems. Connects pipes to fixtures such as heat exchangers, laundry and galley equipment, pumps, tanks and other ship equipment. Repairs, packs and adjusts valves. Tests installed systems for leaks and to ensure that system meets specifications. Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.
High school education/equivalent preferred. Knowledge of ship repair processes and procedures preferred. Must have at least 2 years previous experience or training necessary via: 1) Successful completion of NASSCO-Norfolk training program for advancement -or- 2) Complete NASSCO-Norfolk assessment within this level -or- 3) Has completed appropriate trade certificate programs to pass assessment
Requires previous pipefitting experience, minimum of three years of experience is required. Ability to understand verbal and written instructions and to communicate effectively (in English) required. Knowledge of basic marine piping systems, blueprint readings, silver-brazing procedures and military specifications. Must have ability to perform marine pipefitting and bending, burning, use of power tools, read blueprints and follow exact tolerances.
Must be able to work all shifts and at heights. Must show at least two years of continuous, stable and verifiable employment. May consider NASSCO-Norfolk approved training program. Construction, repair or manufacturing background preferred and have strong mechanical skills. Frequent carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, manual dexterity, reaching, seeing, hearing, occasional kneeling, reclining and finger dexterity. Maintain safety awareness and ability to follow directions.
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