Pipefitters employed by FUSED Industries may be required to work in several environments which include, but are not limited to:
- Chemical Plants
- Food Processing Plants
- Public Institutions (i.e. medical facilities or educational facilities)
- FUSED Shop
Professionalism, accuracy, and efficiency are key characteristics to this position. Attention to detail, following safety protocols, and facility rules
are essential to successful employment in this position. Special emphasis on safety protocols must be foremost in an employee’s priorities. Fused Industries
actively promotes its Safety Program and expects all employees to strictly adhere to it to protect the well being of persons and property at any given
The following skills and knowledge are minimal and may not be inclusive of all demands for specific jobs.
- Proficient reading and interpretation of P&ID drawings and isometric piping drawings as well as some structural.
- Capable of concise technical communication through written and verbal skills (using English language) with supervision, management, and customer contacts.
- Perform intermediate to advanced mathematical calculations used in piping layouts and pipe fabrication.
- Capable of employing and reading measurement instruments commonly used in the trade such as measuring tape, Pi tape, protractor, angle finder, Vernier
- Possess an intermediate to advanced understanding and knowledge of common material grades, pipe sizes and nomenclatures used in various industries
where piping is commonly used.
- Possess an understanding of the importance and relevance of material heat numbers, industry markings, and the relationship to material test reports.
- Basic understanding of weld joints and the pipefitter’s responsibilities to properly assemble a weld joint per the weld procedure being employed.
- Thorough understanding and practical demonstration of making up flanged and threaded connections. This shall include proper selection and preparation
of gaskets, sealants, or threaded joints, proper alignment, and torquing of bolts, studs, or pipe threads.
- Capable of performing work to established quality standards.
- Understand different requirements for different jobs (i.e. medical facility vs. chemical plant).
- Capable of using a variety of tools for cutting different materials and preparing miscellaneous fittings for fit-up. This shall include but
not be limited to:
- Oxy-fuel equipment
- Plasma Cutters
- Abrasive cut-off saws and pneumatic/electric grinders with cut-off wheels
- Reciprocating saws
- Threading machines
- Ability to layout and cut saddles, miters, stub-in, stub-on, laterals, etc.
- Ability to calculate cut lengths and perform material take-offs from isometrics.
- Capable of tack welding and perform soldering tasks.
- Proper installation of valves, instruments, etc.
- Ability to recognize “live” lines or lines that carry hazardous materials and the presence to properly deactivate, purge, clean, and/or question the
correct procedure for performing the work on such lines (LOTO Procedures).
- Knowledge of, and ability to install piping supports, anchors, shoes, expansion joints, hangers, etc.
- Ability to develop a macro-view of a job scope and translate that view into a sequenced work plan to efficiently accomplish the overall job goals.
- Capable of safely rigging, lifting, and transporting loads.
- Safety conscious.
- Quality conscious.
- Conscientious and concise in all work performed (high self-expectations).
- Professional appearance.
- Professional behavior.
- Neat and clean with all work performed (good housekeeping habits).
- Concise and clear communicator.
- Service oriented (customer friendly).
- Criminal free background and driving record.
- Capable of working in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to work well with others.
- Schedule conscious and driven.
REQUIRED HAND TOOLS & PPE
All employees must wear the site-specific PPE. Minimum requirements are safety glasses and steel-toe boots/shoes.
FUSED Industries will supply non-prescription safety glasses, hearing protection (where required), hard hats, safety vests, and face shields (when required).
All other PPE or preference items are the responsibility of the employee and shall meet applicable ANSI standards.
Pipefitters shall report to work with the following hand tools at minimum:
- Tape measure
- Pi Tape
- Angle finder
- 3’ Level
- Torpedo level
- Framing square
- Combination square
- 12” Adjustable wrench
- 12” Pipe wrench
- Locking pliers (vise-grips)
- Side Cutters
- Straight jaw tongue and groove pliers (channellocks)
- Ball Peen hammer
- Wire brush
- Flathead screwdriver
- Phillips screwdriver
- Combination wrench set (3/8” – 1”)
- ⅜” or ½” drive socket set
- Wraparound (Up to 6” pipe)
- Plumb bob
- Chalk line
- Striker (for torch)
Tools will be checked for compliance. Please submit your resume to email@example.com.