Newport News, VA 23607

Posted: 05/13/2024 Industry: Ship Yard / Repair Job Number: C 250300513 Pay Rate: $27-28 / hour

Job Description

CTR Group is seeking several Pipefitter’s. Immediate openings and urgently hiring! 
What We Offer:
  • Weekly Pay – you receive a paycheck every week 
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package 
  • Safety First! 
PAY: $27-$28 depending on experience 

  • Reliable transportation.
  • Basic stick ruler measurements.
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools and testing equipment.
  • Work a job with general supervision and to be able to complete small tasks.
  • Knowledge of various testing and obstructed flows.
  • Knowledge of installing various pipe hangers (Type 1 and Type 2).
  • Torch safety.
  • Basic blanking and tagging knowledge.
  • Basic knowledge of ship design and layout.
  • Familiarity with WAFs.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
RESPONSIBILITIES: (Include but are not limited to)
  • Assures that tank/compartment has an updated safe for hot work ticket and that requirements of the ticket have been met. (Example: ventilation, lighting, safety equipment etc.).
  • Assures that conditions of the tank/compartment have not changed since the ticket was written. (Example: fuel run back, unsafe working conditions, etc.).
  • Assures that a Work Authorization Form (WAF) ticket is on the job site and that it is for the specific job being accomplished, no work will be accomplished without a WAF posted at location of repairs.
  • Assures that any other safety issues are complied with that relate to the specific job being accomplished (Example: special staging, face shields for grinding, protective clothing for hot work-related jobs, breathing apparatus with correct cartridges, etc.).
  • Assures that you are trained or qualified for the work you are assigned to do (Example: JLG, forklift, welding, brazing, special electrical/mechanical repairs and etc.).
  • Assures that the company’s Safety Procedures, including testing, are utilized for all torch work.
  • Assures that you and personnel working under your direction are working as safely and as productively as possible maintaining quality control at all times.
  • Assures that a 30-minute cool down period has been accomplished in hot work areas.
  • Assures that fire watches are assigned and maintained in the proper position.
  • Assures that the job site is left in a safe and clean condition prior to departure.
  • Identify pipe class and material fittings. 
  • Responsible for effective, efficient and safe accomplishment of all assigned tasks.
  • Read and interpret blueprints/sketches and install all piping systems aboard ship. 
  • Fit/install backing rings, E.B. rings.
  • Ability to fit and install mechanically attached fittings.
  • Ability to thread piping and to tap holes to proper sizes.
  • Knowledge of P-1 and Level 1 piping systems.
  • Install pipe hangers/supports IAW applicable hanger drawings.
  • 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).
  • Knowledgeable on pipe bending and able to bend piping manually or by machine, utilizing templates/sketches and packing piping to avoid contortion.
  • Ability to prep piping for welding using grinders or beveling machines and know/understand different types of bevels.   
  • Knowledge of various types of pipe and fitting materials and the proper material application in regard to piping system requirements. 
  • Knowledge of valve types and properly packing of valves.
  • Knowledge of bolting requirements, i.e., various material types/requirements for flange bolting.
  • Knowledge of MIL-STD-777 (the various types of pipe and fitting material and the proper material application in regard to piping system requirements.)
  • Ability to set up and perform hot water flushing on sil-braze piping systems.
  • Be able to sil-braze.
  • Ability to properly fit flanged joints to include proper gaskets and fasteners.
  • Knowledge of hot work.
  • Ability to hydrostatic test piping systems using approved hydro procedures.
  • Carrying climbing, crouching, crawling, lifting, pulling, sitting, standing, stooping, walking, kneeling 
  • Must be able to pass a Standard Jaeger’s Test chart for near vision acuity reading J1 letters or equivalent with or without corrective aids and pass a color vision test using Ishihara’s Tests for Color Deficiency. 
  • Must be familiar with safety regulations and competent person tickets.
About CTR Group: 
CTR Group operates in the staffing and recruitment industry, Nationwide for over 35 years. We provide full-service staffing support for various sectors including Marine Trades, Heavy Industrial, Light Industrial, Commercial, Technical, Professional, Aerospace and Aviation, and Energy. We offer a range of placement options such as Direct Hire, Contract Labor, Temporary & Temp to Hire. CTR Group takes pride in its high ratings across various platforms, reflecting our commitment to excellence and our dedication to providing quality staffing and employment services.
CTR Group is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are selected based on qualifications and defined requirements of the job, not on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other protected status. Further, CTR Group encourages United States' Veterans and persons with disabilities to apply for positions for which they are qualified.
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