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Location : Harvey, LA
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Permanent Full Time Pipe Fitter job available in Harvey LA!

Payrate$21 hour to start

Schedule: 6am to 4pm Monday to Saturday

Description: Lays out, fabricates, assembles, installs and maintains piping systems, pipe supports, fixtures, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for heating, cooling, lubricating.


- Selects type and size of pipe and related materials and equipment, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to job specifications.

- Inspects worksite to determine presence of obstructions.

- Plans sequence on installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other workers.

- Cuts pipe using hacksaw, pipe cutter, hammer and chisel, cutting torch and pipe cutting machine.

- Threads pipe using threading machine.

- Bends pipe by hand or with pipe-bending tools and machine.

- Mounts pipe hangers and brackets on walls and ceiling to hold pipe.

- Assembles and installs a variety of metal or nonmetal pipes and pipe fittings, using threaded caulked, soldering, brazen, fused, or cemented joints, and hand tools.

- Secures pipes to structure with bracket, clamps, and hangers, using hand and power tools.

- Test piping systems for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes for indication of leaks.

- Loads, transports and unloads material, tools, equipment and supplies.

- May assist in lifting, positioning and securing of material and work pieces during installation.

- Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Perform other duties as required.


- Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.

- Make decisions based on measurable criteria.

- Apply shop mathematics to solve problems

- Plan work and select proper tools.

- Visualize objects in three dimensions from plans and drawings.

- Work at heights without fear.

- Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.


May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Required Qualifications :

  • Must have all PPE: Hard Hat, Safety Glasses, Gloves, Steel Toe Shoes and Basic Pipe Fitting Tools. 

  • Must pass Drug Test and Physical 

  • Must pass hands on Pipe Fitter Test.

  • Must have 2 years of Pipe Fitter Shipyard experience, with the ability to read and interpret instructions and document, plan and perform work activities independently.

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