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Offshore Pipe/Structural Fitter

Company: Gulf Island Fabrication
Location: New Iberia
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Main Purpose The most important and essential job function of this position is attitude and includes the following: getting along with co-workers, working as a team member, functioning appropriately under pressure, responding in a positive manner to supervision, complying with safety, health, and environmental and human resources requirements including those regarding substance use and abuse. Other duties may be assigned.Essential FunctionsUses a cutting torch to cut metal to align beams, grating, stairways, and pipes properly.Uses a come-a-long to assist in aligning materials to fit materials properly.Uses forklifts to move materials in the yard.Uses grinder to remove slag and smooth metal to achieve a better fit.Uses squares, levels, torch, and center punch to assist in fitting.Uses grinder and torch overhead to tack and fit material.Uses a hammer wrench to tighten stud bolts on valves and flanges.Uses a sledgehammer to help tighten stud bolts on valves and flanges.Bolts ladder cage to structures.Helps Riggers to hang a deck.Handles valves to fit with a pipe in a pipe rack.Loads valves in the basket to go on top of the deck.Cuts metal to properly align beams, grating, stairways, and pipes.Fits flanges and valves together when constructing the pipe rack.Aligns beams, grating, stairways, and pipe to be tacked and welded to complete the job

Physical Requirements Standing: This is an essential job function/physical requirement. Walking: This is an essential job function/physical requirement.Turning, twisting, bending, and stooping- These physical requirements are essential job functions.Pushing and Pulling- These physical requirements are essential job functions.Reaching, forward, and overhead are essential job functions /physical requirements. Climbing: This is an essential job function /physical requirement. Balancing, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, and seeing- These are all considered regular physical duties/requirements and would be needed/required to work in this industrial environment safely and efficiently.Lifting - employees must lift 25 pounds and occasionally 50-75 pounds.Job RequirementsTwo years of experience blasting/paintingMust be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.Must be able to pass background checks to company policy.TWIC cardDesirable Experience/TrainingHighschool diploma or GED.Tools & equipment usedIndividuals must know and use pressure paint guns, sandblasting hoses and nozzles, wet mill paint gauges, paint pots, air pressure compressors, protective blasting hoods, and breathing respirators.80 to 90% of the work activities are performed outdoors. Individuals will be required to work in changes of temperature, hot, cold, humid, wet, and dry conditions, dust, mud, etc. They will also be exposed to paint thinner and paint fumes. Gulf Island will not sponsor applications for work visas. Additionally, applicants for employment with Gulf Island must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Accordingly, Gulf Island will not consider applications from candidates who require the company to sponsor a work visa and who are not currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. PI201737115

Keywords: Gulf Island Fabrication, Lafayette , Offshore Pipe/Structural Fitter, Other , New Iberia, Louisiana

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