International Paper Pipefitter Journeyman in SAVANNAH, Georgia
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Pay Rate: $30.42-$31.92
We are currently seeking Pipefitter Journeyman who are dependable with excellent problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills.
This is a journeyman-level pipefitter responsible to complete scheduled and routine maintenance work along with performing many other duties both as part of a team and independently. Duties for pipefitters include, but are not restricted to, laying out, fabricating, assembling, installing, and maintaining piping and piping systems, fixtures, and equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial processing systems. This position includes a progressive comprehensive training program to develop into a multi-craft mechanic.
Obtain daily work orders
Selecting type and size of pipe and related materials according to job specifications, knowledge of system operation, and study of building plans / working drawings
Planning sequence of installation to avoid obstructions and cutting pipe
Threading and ending pipe by hand or with pipe bending machine
Assembling and joining piping by means of threaded, chalked, wiped, soldered, brazed fused, or cemented joints
Securing pipes to structure with clamps, brackets, and hangers, using hand tools
Testing piping systems for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges
Utilize hoist, lift trucks, hand and power tools
Operate cranes, tow motoes and fork lifts
Have computer skills
Assist mechanical craft as needed
Perform other duties as assigned
Desired Skills - Successful candidate should have the ability to:
Personally exhibit safety as a core value and effectively communicate a shared vision for safety
Represent both company policy and direction
Develop knowledge of department and mill operations processes, equipment and systems
Utilize excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Work effectively alone or within a team
Utilize strong organizational skills to handle multiple tasks effectively
Analyze problems and develop solutions independently or with teams
Basic computer skills
Make timely and effective decisions
Minimum high school graduate or GED equivalent
Must be 18 years or older
Eligible for employment in the US
Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience as a pipefitter in an industrial environment
Willing and capable of working all shifts
Plus – must be willing to meet the following requirements:
Undergo a drug screen for illicit use of drugs as a condition of employment.
Submit to periodic drug screens as a condition of employment
Work any shift and/or a rotating shift schedule
Work overtime on a regular basis and with last minute notification
Work holidays and/or weekends on a regular basis.
Respond to emergencies during off hours and weekends
Wear required safety equipment/PPE
Continue to develop skills to become a multi-skill mechanic (including millwright, welding, and other fields as needed)
Operate or work in industrial conditions (i.e. warm/hot, dusty/dirty, around hazardous chemicals, noise, and heavy machinery or elevated working surfaces with proper safety training and safety protection)
Associate degree in a maintenance discipline
Relevant work experience in an industrial environment
Strong math/physics understanding
Prior experience as a multi-skill mechanic
International Paper offers a very attractive and competitive benefit package including, but not limited to, health care coverage including a PPO plan, dental insurance, life insurance, holiday pay and paid vacation. International Paper employees are eligible for retirement benefits including a 401k plan in which the company will match 50% on the first 6% of earnings and a Company defined pension plan currently at $55.00 per month/per year of service.
Qualified applicants should apply on-line www.internationalpaper.com
Applications will not be accepted on site.
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.