• Production Pipefitter (M-140)

    Location US-PA-Jeannette
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Skilled Trade
  • Overview


    To lay out, install, repair and tack weld all types and sizes of pipe lines, fittings and fixtures, required in fabricated    turbines, compressors, heaters, ejectors, turbochargers, condensers and related equipment using automatic and semiautomatic welding equipment.  To layout and install water piping, water cooling systems, vacuum systems, cut to suit air piping and oil drain lines and Install oil feeds and gas systems  as required for testing of equipment.



    Bending, threading and cut-off machines, flame cutting equipment, automatic and semi-automatic welding equipment, electric welding equipment, band saw, drill press, lathe, portable power tools, grinder, chain blocks, jib hoist, soldering equipment, pickling tanks, safety equipment, small hand tools, overhead cranes, JLG Manlift, fork lift truck and other material handling equipment, plasma cutter, power notcher, hand power beveller, hand pipe threader, power flare machine and sandblaster, etc.



    Used:  Various types and sizes of pipe, tubing, fittings, fixtures, flanges, braces, meters, sealing and packing compounds, insulating materials, etc.


    Produced:  Pipe and tubing assemblies cut, threaded, soldered, fitted, etc., to desired size or shape for turbines, compressors, heaters, ejectors, turbochargers, condensers, and related equipment.



    1. Receives instructions from supervision.
    2. Works from work order book, interprets layout and assembly drawings and makes sketches as required.
    3. Selects the proper tools and material to complete the assignment.
    4. Lays out work and calculates dimensions and radii of bends.
    5. Sets up and operates bending, threading and cut-off machines, saws, etc., to shape and fabricate pipe for installation on turbines, compressors, heaters, ejectors, turbochargers, condensers and related equipment.
    6. Inspects, repairs, replaces or installs any type of high and low pressure air, water, steam, oil, gas, etc., lines or piping for turbines, compressors, heaters, ejectors, turbochargers, condensers and related equipment.
    7. Makes and seals various types of joints such as expansion, flange, nipple, coupling union, lead wiped, soldered, flared, calked, etc.
    8. Sets up and assembles pipe for welding.
    9. Installs meters, gages, gaskets, packing, pipe supports, including pipe bracing for shipments, etc.
    10. Installs various types of pipe insulation and covering as required for packaging for shipment.
    11. Connects up all piping and tubing for apparatus to be tested.
    12. Operates jib hoist as required.
    13. Cleans and pickles pipe as required.
    14. Performs flame cutting as required.
    15. Sets up, fits and tack welds pipe joints and other fitting work as required.
    16. Heats and straightens materials as required.
    17. Lubricates machine as required, wipes and keeps machine, tools and work place clean.
    18. Maintains good housekeeping by keeping tools, material and equipment in proper place.
    19. Reports defective material and equipment to supervision.
    20. Observes all safety rules.
    21. Blanks pipe flanges for shipment.
    22. Operates lathe to cut off and bevel pipe for welding.
    23. Operates overhead crane as required.
    24. Operates fork lift truck and other material handling equipment as required.
    25. Operates JLG Manlift when required by procedure.
    26. Work from bill of material to ensure gauges, transmitter, instrument valve, etc. are the proper components and correct part number for the job.
    27. Hydro testing of fabricated pipe.
    28. Tagging customer connections on all equipment and components.
    29. Uses computer to access process, engineering, material and design specifications and drawings.
    30. Hook up gas tanker trucks.
    31. Locates pipes, fittings, etc. and stocks in proper location.


    The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.


    • Journeyman’s card OR Associate degree plus 5 years of industrial work experience OR 10 years of relevant experience.
    • Must be available to work all shifts and overtime, including weekends and holidays.



    Elliott is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the federal, state or local laws of the United States. Elliott is a drug free workplace.


    No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Elliott Group employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Elliott Group recruiting team will become the property of Elliott Group and no search fees will be paid.


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