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Pipefitter Job, Kokomo, IN

Job Number: S343

Location: Kokomo, IN

Date Posted: 1-4-2016

 

The Pipefitter is responsible for layout and fabrication, assembly, installation, and maintenance of piping/ plumbing systems, fixtures and equipment for steam, water, sprinkler, heating, cooling, lubricating and related systems. This work requires practical journeyman level skills and knowledge as Pipefitter or Industrial Plumber. The work may require interpreting specifications, blueprints, manufacturers' manuals, sketches or similar documents. It will also require the ability to plan the sequence of operation and materials according to knowledge of pressure capacities, piping, plumbing operations and materials. Candidate must be able to perform incidental tasks as required to complete the larger task.


 

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Ability, with or without reasonable accommodation, to work any shift and work some overtime, including daily, weekends and holidays
  • Eight (8) years of documented experience as a Pipefitter or a documented and verified U.S. Department of Labor Completion of Apprenticeship Certificate as a Pipefitter
  • Experience as a Pipefitter in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work from blueprints, drawings, layouts or other specifications
  • Knowledgeable of types and sizes of pipe and related metallic, vitreous and plastic materials according to job specifications
  • Ability to measure, cut, thread, bend, file, bur and ream pipe with hacksaws, benders, pipe cutters, pipe threaders, chisels, cutting torches, soldering irons, drill, taps, and related hand and power tools
  • Ability to assemble and install pipe and plumbing fittings using clamps, brackets, hangers, wrenches, pliers and related hand tools
  • Ability to repair, replace and maintain defective piping and plumbing components such as valves, traps, toilets, showers, and drinking fountains using hand and power tools
  • Ability to inspect piping and plumbing systems to detect malfunctions and make necessary repairs and adjustments
  • Perform incidental tasks as required to complete the larger task

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to provide mechanical support to manufacturing operations to locate and diagnose trouble in mechanical systems or equipment
  • Ability to complete required preventive maintenance at defined intervals on all mechanical equipment
  • Ability to perform tasks historically assigned to other mechanical classifications such as Millwright, Machine Repair and Sheet Metal worker
  • Perform other duties as required to meet the needs of the department and company
  • Strong computer skills
  • Experience with computerized maintenance management systems

 

Relocation is not provided for this position.

 

 

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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