Pipefitter Journeyman/Apprentice

<strong>Do you believe no challenge is insurmountable? You&rsquo;ll fit right in at U.S. Engineering, where we&rsquo;ve been building on our award-winning reputation in mechanical contracting, construction, service and maintenance for 125 years. Our experienced team of diverse, talented and passionate leaders are the lifeblood of our company, and the reason we&rsquo;re able to keep our eyes focused on your vision from preconstruction to final testing.</strong>

Denver, CO

U.S. Engineering

<strong>We are five generations of mechanical contracting. That&rsquo;s over 125 years of helping to reduce total cost of ownership for hospitals, data centers, commercial buildings, educational institutions and industrial plants. Our storied expertise combined with disruptive innovation leads to smarter investments and higher-performing facilities for our partners.<br /></strong> https://www.usengineering.com/

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Full Time

Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <p>A career with U.S. Engineering means higher wages, better benefits, and consistent jobs with a family-owned organization in business since 1893.</p> <p>We are 5 generations of mechanical construction. That&rsquo;s 130 years of pride in our craftsmanship, quality, and community impact.</p> <p><strong>Benefits and Compensation:</strong></p> <ul> <li>We partner with Pipefitters Local #208 to offer industry-leading Pay, Health Insurance, Retirement, and no out-of-pocket costs for continuing education, new certifications, or re-certification.</li> </ul> <p>Benefits include:</p> <ul> <li>Whole family Medical, Dental &amp; Vision insurance.</li> <li>Two retirement accounts</li> <li>Overtime paid after 8 hours.</li> <li>Tools provided by the contractor.</li> <li>Free continuing education</li> <li>Access to Free Associates &amp; Bachelors online courses for you, your spouse, and dependents</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Read and understand single-line drawings, double-line drawings, isometrics, shop fabrication drawings, and mechanical schematics.</li> <li>Select the size and type of pipe, and related materials and equipment such as support, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications.</li> <li>Assemble and install piping systems such as ductile iron, PVC, steel, copper, stainless steel pipe, and black iron.</li> <li>Cuts pipe, using saws, pipe cutter, grinder, cutting torch, and pipe-cutting machine.</li> <li>Connects pipes using threaded, welded, soldered, brazed, fused, or cemented joints, and hand tools.</li> <li>Install and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic components on machines and equipment, such as pumps and cylinders using hand tools.</li> <li>Install and maintain compressors, pumps, meters, pneumatic and hydraulic controls, and piping, using hand tools and power tools, and following specifications and blueprints.</li> <li>Test piping systems for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes for indication of leaks.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Education:</strong></p> <ul> <li>High school diploma/GED.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Experience:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Proven experience as a Pipe Fitter.</li> <li>Excellent mechanical and troubleshooting skills.</li> <li>Ability to prioritize and maintain strong attention to detail.</li> <li>Good communication and managerial skills.</li> <li>Trade school education or apprenticeship.</li> <li>Meet state licensure requirements.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Knowledge, skills and abilities:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Willing to be registered through the local union.</li> <li>Must be highly motivated; Communication, Common-Sense and Safety cannot be stressed enough.</li> <li>Valid Driver&rsquo;s License.</li> <li>Familiarity with all relevant techniques and tools needed to perform your duties.</li> <li>Exceptional physical fitness and hand-eye coordination.</li> <li>Capacity to operate independently.</li> <li>Excellent organizational and time management skills.</li> <li>Outstanding customer service skills.</li> <li>Willingness to avail yourself beyond normal working hours.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Physical and/or travel demands:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Must have the necessary physical stamina; to include, but not limited to, long-term overhead work.</li> <li>Must be able to work for extended hours or workdays.</li> <li>Must be careful during work to avoid injury (get help lifting, steps and ladder safety, etc.).</li> <li>Must be able to work with powered construction tools safely.</li> <li>Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.</li> <li>Must be able to pass drug screen at any given time during employment.&nbsp;</li> </ul>