Saulsbury Industries

  • Pipefitter

    Job Locations US-TX-Odessa
    Posted Date 1 year ago(7/24/2017 8:15 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Under direction, the pipefitter performs work involved in the installation, maintenance, and repair of process facilities and systems, high pressure steam pipes and fittings, pumps, boilers and furnaces, steam heating auxiliary equipment and steam operated equipment; works with various machine and hand tools common to the trade. May prepare or work from sketches, plans, and specifications in accord with accepted trade.


    • Four (4) years of experience in work involving a variety of layout, installation, and maintenance tasks
    • Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
    • Should possess a valid drivers’ license with a good driving record

    Saulsbury Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.


    • Uses basic knowledge of regulations and requirements. Determines methods and materials needed to accomplish assigned tasks.
    • Prepares and/or works from sketches, plans, specifications, and roughing-in sheets in accord with approved trade practices. Interprets graphic symbols on piping drawings.
    • Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems, applying knowledge of system operation, and following blueprints.
    • Installs and repairs piping systems using flanged, screwed, bell and spigot, compression, and soldered joints
    • Perform lockout and tag procedures to secure and deactivate equipment, and checks local point to ensure proper lockout procedures are used.
    • Inspects work site to determine presence of obstructions and to ascertain that holes cut for pipe will not cause structural weakness.
    • Bends pipe, using pipe bending tools and pipe bending machine. Cuts pipe, using saws, pipe cutter, hammer and chisel, cutting torch, and pipe cutting machine. Threads pipe by hand or by power driven equipment.
    • Dismantles equipment or devices to gain access to and remove defective parts or components. Enters safe vessels, towers, and columns for installation and maintenance of trays and cleaning.
    • Perform miscellaneous tasks that require manually moving materials, tools, and equipment and using hand tools and power tools.
    • Performs work area clean-up and safety-related duties.
    • Completes paperwork documenting repair and maintenance activities. Gives suitable assignments to helpers.
    • Works in association with all crafts (electrician, welder, carpenter, or painter) when conditions, schedule, or workload warrants or as directed by management.
    • Secures pipes to structure with brackets, clamps, and hangers, using hand tools and power tools.
    • Requires working in operating facilities and observing and abiding by additional safety policies and procedures.
    • Other duties as assigned


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