Job Location US-MI-Battle Creek
# of Openings
Direct Hire


The following description of duties and responsibilities are not inclusive of all
duties to be performed by a Pipefitter working under this job description. The
following description does not preclude others from performing duties that are
the same as, or related to, these duties. The following description of duties and
responsibilities does not entitle a Pipefitter Mechanic working under this job
description rights to perform any of the following duties, as work performed by
the pipefitter will be determined/assigned by the Pipefitter’s immediate
supervisor and/or the Engineering Department.
1. Equipment Maintenance – Provide the highest level of support possible to
production facilities with an intent of achieving superior equipment
effectiveness as related to process and process support equipment.
2. Design and Engineering Support – Provide the highest level of support
possible to Engineering and design resources.
o Help document and develop standards for:
▪ Installing equipment and components
▪ Selecting standard piping & pneumatic components across
the site
▪ Trade safety
▪ Preventive and predictive maintenance
3. Replacing obsolete or substandard components. Must have a thorough
understanding and good working knowledge of pressure and mechanical
codes as relates to vessels, piping, combustion, weights and measures.
4. Installs, calibrates, repairs and services pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical
and mechanical types of instruments, scales and control; including
integrated controls and related systems.
5. Must be able to obtain adjustments within the specified tolerances.
6. Performs testing as required and directed.
7. Maintains working knowledge of the proper and effective lubrication of
valves, cylinders, gears, weights and interacting mechanical components.
8. Identify necessary human and materials resources required to complete
9. Develop a job plan for the work orders.
10.Must obtain and apply an adequate working knowledge of the process
and energy systems in the plant; must be able to correct malfunctions
rapidly and without error or endangerment to production, people or
quality of product.
11.Instructs operating personnel as to proper care and operation of control
equipment. As required, directs and leads other personnel assigned to the
job, and provides assistance to engineers and technical personnel as
12.Repair and inspect any steam, gas, air, hydraulic, water process piping,
drain piping, and equipment in the plant.
13.Must be able to install rigging and hoisting for related equipment items.
14.Provide training to others and help identify training needs.
15.Reliability duties assigned to drive continuous improvement.
16.Drive continuous improvement in all areas of responsibility.
17.Attend RCA meetings as needed.
18.Other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements:
The following physical demands are necessary for the Pipe fitter to perform daily
duties. It would not be practical or feasible to eliminate these requirements.
• Shall be able to safely climb stairs, scaffolds and ladder steps.
• Shall be able to safely work from high surfaces.
• Shall be able to safely utilize proper fall protection equipment.
• Shall be able to safely lift up to 50 pounds while maintaining balance.
• Shall be able to safely crawl over and/or under equipment.
• Shall be able to safely perform job duties in extreme varying temperatures.
• Shall be able to safely and skillfully use trade related to
Job Qualifications:
• Have the ability to perform all duties with a minimum amount of
• Have complete knowledge of, and perform all duties in compliance with,
the most current revision of plant safety, sanitation and working rules.
• Have complete knowledge of and current Emergency Cardiovascular
Care (ECC) certification for, Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR),
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid (FA). To be considered
current training must be successfully completed per requirements ECC
• Have complete knowledge of appropriate application and utilization of
personal protective equipment specific to the trade.
• Have complete knowledge of appropriate application, utilization and
care of equipment and/or tools used in the trade.
• Have solid knowledge of, and proficiency in mathematical functions used
in the trade.
• Use interpersonal skills to interact and work with others across the
organization and in cross-functional teams.
• Have a strong knowledge of current technology, and desire to expand
upon that knowledge as related to the trade.
• Willingness to participate in, or facilitate, trade related training as
• Successful completion of High School education program or equivalent
state certification.
• Successful Journeyman Apprenticeship or > 8000 hours documented in
the field.
• Have a strong understanding of Computer Systems operating on a
window platform


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