Pipefitter
Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. - Avondale, LA

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Pipefitters are responsible for fitting pipe consisting of various materials such as steel, galvanized, copper, copper-nickel and stainless along with the appropriate valves and fittings utilizing various tools and equipment in accordance with drawings, arrangements and blue prints.

Basic Qualifications
Requires basic reading, math and writing skills. - Must have knowledge of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). - Requires the ability to operate a grinder, 90 degree hand torch and both a chop and hack saw in addition to using a drill up to ½ must be capable of reading a tape measure both standard and metric - Understand and have knowledge of fitting tools such as jacks, come-a-longs, chain falls, wrap around, levels, combination and framing squares and pipe scribes - Install flange type piping along with valves and fittings up to 4 and above. - Knowledge of hooking and rigging to include the proper ropes, slings and chokers - Have the ability to pass a tack welding assessment - Ability to install lock-ring fittings. - Understand pipe symbols - Install piping of 1 ½ ; or below, in a field environment; have familiarity with various types of piping material to include, steel, galvanized, copper, copper-nickel, and stainless steel - Knowledge of valve installations with the correct flow direction. - Knowledge in the use of pipe beveling machines required. - Must be familiar with arrangement drawings and pipe drawings in order to install socket weld and weld sleeves, along with valves and fittings on units or onboard vessel; layout and installation of pipe hangers - Knowledge of the operation of pipe bending and threading machines and pass a Sil-Brazing and Heliarc tack welding assessment. - Must pass hands on fit-up test consisting of a pipe run with valve installation, placed at specific dimensions given. - Must pass written assessment consisting of general knowledge, blueprint reading, basic math, metric and standard measurementsPreferred Qualifications: - Familiarity with the operation of various lift equipment such as forklift, overhead cranes and aerial platforms along with the operation of a hole punch - Fit and install all pipe drawings material types and sizes along with valves and fittings on units or onboard vessel - Ability to trouble shoot piping problems - Fabricate all pipe assemblies in the field in addition to being able to read inverted arrangement drawings/ Pipe Detail (PD) Sheets and perform piping installation inspections. - Ability to fit Titanium pipe. - Minimum 3 years experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Familiarity with the operation of various lift equipment such as forklift, overhead cranes and aerial platforms along with the operation of a hole punch; fit and install all pipe drawings material types and sizes along with valves and fittings on units or onboard vessel; ability to trouble shoot piping problems; fabricate all pipe drawings in the field in addition to being able to read inverted arrangement drawings and perform piping installation inspections. Ability to fit Titanium pipe. 3-5 years experience.

Company Statement
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) designs, builds and maintains a variety of nuclear and non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Navy and builds high-endurance cutters for the U.S. Coast Guard. In addition, HII provides aftermarket services for military ships around the globe. For more than a century, HII has been building more ships, in more ship classes, than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. Employing nearly 38,000 shipbuilders in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California, Huntington Ingalls Industries primary business divisions are Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding.

EEO Statement
Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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