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Pipefitter

Company: JV Driver
Location: Alvin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Our ApproachAs a JV Driver Employee, the company's values must be evident in daily activities. Employees are continually thinking outside of the box to implement innovations, which contributes to the success of JV Drivers' business. JV Drivers' employees are continually striving to "Build Great Things." This includes building great projects and taking initiative to develop your career by participating in training and development opportunities. JV Driver as a company values their people and its' peoples safety. Employees within the company help lead the safety culture. "Having Fun" is key in creating a working atmosphere that fosters team work. Employees at JV Driver are the foundation of a strong team. Job Overview Lays out, fabricates, assembles, installs and maintains piping systems, pipe supports, fixtures, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water fixtures and equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling and industrial production and processing systems.Performance Objective

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.Installs and maintains refrigeration and air conditioning systems, including compressors, pumps, meter, pneumatic and hydraulic controls and piping,Test piping systems for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes for indication of leaks.Welds pipe supports to structural steel members.May observe production machines in assigned area of manufacturing facility to detect machinery malfunctions. May operate machinery to verify repair.Loads, transports and unloads material, tools, equipment and supplies.May assist in lifting, positioning and securing of material and work pieces during installation.Performs minor maintenance of cleaning activities of tools and equipment.Respiratory protection is common and may be required.Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Perform other duties as required.Technical Objectives
Receives instructions, prints, sketches and work orders.Reads and interprets blueprints and plans the fitting operation.Directs and assists in handling and spreading of material, assembling material into required relationships according to detail drawings; handling and placing detail material in assembly, placing bolts, drift pins and other fastening deceives in proper locations.Lays out work lines or fits up jigs for positioning material when required; checks, squares, and scribes all detail connections.Responsible for work conforming to drawings and notes thereon.Cleans up material by grinding or chipping.Burns and tack welds for assembly purposes. Burns, copes and bevels and straightens material. Does minor layout.Spot paints for identification marks.Maintain clean and organized work area.Other duties may be assigned.Technical Skills
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor and other employees of organization.Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. All applications necessary to adequately perform required tasks.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Safety ObjectiveThe responsibility for safety and a safe work performance lies with each individual. Each employee must work closely with the job site supervisors to ensure a safe work environment. Refer to Section 2.9.1 of the JV Driver Health & Safety Manual for a description of responsibilities. Education and/or ExperienceHigh school diploma or general education degree (GED), and/or 2 years of experience. CharacteristicsInitiative: a self-starter who finds solutions for problems both internally and externallyProblem Solver: possesses the ability to source solutions and resolve issues efficientlyPositive Attitude: someone who is friendly, enthusiastic, motivated and engaged Flexible: possesses the ability to adapt to change with enthusiasm, presents solutions to solve problems, and increases effectiveness and efficiency in and out of workCommunication: listens and communicates what they are thinking, has clear expectations and presents themselves professionally to co-workers and clientsTrust: develops, strengthens and maintains relationships with co-workers and clientsAccountability: someone whose core principles are based on honesty and integrity and accepts responsibility for the outcomes expected of themSalary & Benefits:
Competitive wage commensurate with experienceMedical, Dental, & Life Insurance401-k planAn environment that values your commitmentAAP/EEO STATEMENTJV Driver Group / JV Driver Industrial and JV Driver Fabricators are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: JV Driver, Houston , Pipefitter, Other , Alvin, Texas

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