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3rd Shift Pipe Fitter in Grand Rapids, MI at Caravan Facilities Management, LLC

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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Job Description

Seeking professional individual looking for a challenging career with a GROWING company! We have opportunities for professional advancement where personal development is encouraged!


• LARGE stable company

• Competitive compensation
• PAID benefits
• PAID Holidays
• Integrated management system
• Training and Development
• Opportunity for professional GROWTH
• Fast pace environment
Summary: This position is responsible for repairing and maintaining physical pipe structures, gas and water systems, of industrial establishments by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Coordinate with job site manager to configure pipe system layout.
• Order proper pipes and other materials.
• Select supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders.
• Assemble materials at job site.
• Select type and size of pipe.
• Cut, thread, and hammer pipes according to pipe system specs.
• Use saws and cutting torches to craft proper pipe sizes.
• Turn off steam, water, or gas from pipe section.
• Secure pipes to walls and fixtures using brackets, clamps, tools, or welding equipment.
• Secure pipes to radiators or tanks.
• Repair and maintain pipe systems and components.
• Resolve problems such as obstructions or holes.
• Dip nonferrous piping materials in molten tin and lead to prevent erosion, or galvanic and electrolytic action.
• Remove water from flooded manholes or basements.
• Repair cracks and leaks.
• Bends, cuts, and threads pipe, cuts openings in walls, ceilings, and floors for pipes, and seals pipe joints with sealing compound.
• Works with gas and water piping
• Repairs and replaces large control valves, PRV's/VFD/s, 250# steam.
• Cuts out and joins parts for worktables, benches, shelves and other furnishings.
• Operates welding machine to repair or join metal parts.
• Furnishes Industrial Maintenance Repairer with materials, tools, and supplies.
• Cleans work area, tools, and equipment.

KEY Qualifications:

• Knowledge of Automotive Facilities
• Union (UAW)
• Industrial
• Leadership
• SAFETY knowledge
• Prioritize work
• Maintenance background
• Customer Service

Education and/or Experience
One-year certificate from college or technical school, seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Apprenticeship required, journeyman level.
Communication Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence via email and communicate well over the phone. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Customer Service Skills
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but noninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Positive attitude to promote successful team environment and strong work ethic and sense of integrity.

Computer Skills
Ability to use computer programs and general Microsoft applications.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.


• SAFETY is our OVERRIDING Priority!
• Quality Standards
• Customer Satisfaction and Service
• Environmental Awareness
• Minority based company!
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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