May 30, 2024

Marine Pipefitters

  • Trade Team USA
Skilled Trades

Job Description

Work in Hampton Roads VA & Marinette, WI

Pay $18.00 - $26.50 Plus PD for those who qualify.

Read and interpret blueprints/sketches and install all piping systems aboard ship.

Perform shop prefab on piping systems using sketches/templates developed from blueprints and ship check.

Knows and understands tag out procedures for piping systems using sketches templates developed from blueprints prior to working on ships’ piping system. Be able to accomplish tag out of systems safe for work IAW work authorization form (WAF).

Be able to Silver-braze (Grades 3,4 and 5)

Knowledgeable of pipe bending and able to bend piping manually or by machine, utilizing templates/sketches and packing piping to avoid contortion.

Knowledge of P-1 and Level 1 piping systems.

Ability to hydrostatic test piping systems.

Ability to fit and install mechanically attached fittings.

Ability to thread piping and to tap holes to proper sizes.

Ability to prep piping for welding using grinders or beveling machines and know/understand different types of bevels.  Fit/install backing rings, E.B. rings.

Install pipe hangers/supports IAW applicable hanger drawings.

Knowledge of various types of pipes and fitting materials and the proper material application in regard to piping system requirements. Knowledge of MIL-STD-777 (the various types of pipe and fitting material and the proper material application in regards to piping system requirements.)

Ability to properly fit flanged joints to include proper gaskets and fasteners.

Ability to set up and perform hot water flushing on sil-braze piping systems.

Knowledge of bolting requirements, i.e., various material types/requirements for flange bolting

Please contact Jim Fails @ 757-961-3918 ext. 7010 or email


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