Pipe Welder Job Description

Pipe Welder Job Description

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Pipe welder provides welding and other construction related support to all lines of business within TC Energy as required.

Pipe Welder Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Select equipment and plan layout, assembly, and welding, applying knowledge of geometry, physical properties of metal machining, weld shrinkage, and welding techniques
Responsible for using Stick, Mig, Tig, and Flux Core welding techniques to weld various components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions
Orbital, high purity, fitters will also be required to take a written test on cGMP practices and biopharmaceutical fabrication
Clean welds by chipping, grinding, and apply welding methods to avoid excessive weld shrinkage or distortion
Lay out, position, align, and fit components together
Set up equipment and weld parts together using arc, gas shielded arc, submerged arc or gas welding equipment
Use a variety of arc and gas welding equipment
Welding certs are Highly preffered
Clean and prepare workpieces using chemical solutions to remove foreign matter such as grease, rust
Must have all tools

Pipe Welder Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Pipe Welder

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, NCCER, SS, PED, ASME, WTIA, AWS, USCG, ABS

Education for Pipe Welder

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the pipe welder job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Welding, Construction, Technical, General Education, Computer, Associates, Supervision, Education, Industrial, MBA

Skills for Pipe Welder

Desired skills for pipe welder include:

Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
Geometry
Physical properties of metal machining
Practices
Procedures within a particular field
Commonly-used concepts
Weld shrinkage and welding techniques
Welding techniques
Weld shrinkage
Metallurgy

Desired experience for pipe welder includes:

Forklift and overhead crane experience is preferred
Must have welding qualification papers
Must posses or be able to obtain all necessary safety gear
OSHA 10 strongly preferred
Must pass a Combo Pipe test in Nickel, Stainless and C1 & C17 Carbon
OSHA 10 certification within the last 3 years

Pipe Welder Examples

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Pipe Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a pipe welder. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for pipe welder
  • Must have worked on a commercial or industrial site
  • 2-3 years of prior work history in pipe welding and fabrication
  • Able to read and understand blueprints and detailed drawings
  • Previous experience in shipyard or steel manufacturing industry is a plus
  • Mark the weldment for identification, and stage for the next operation
  • Must be proficient in tig and stick welding pipe
  • Having a 6g cert is a huge plus
  • Must maintain a safety awareness attitude at all times
  • Must possess good communication and organizational skills and be able to listen to others
  • Must be professional at all times and consistent in his personal behavior
Qualifications for pipe welder
  • Carbon Steel Tickets (F3/F4)
  • Stainless Tickets (F5/F6)
  • AWP/EWP (is an asset)
  • Connects hoses from torch to tanks of oxygen and fuel gas, and turns valves to release mixture
  • Rate information using standards that can be measured or checked, work within precise limits or standards of accuracy, look at flat drawings, pictures and blueprints and visualize how they would look as solid objects with height, width and depth, see detail in objects or drawings and recognize slight differences in shapes or shadings
  • Must successfully pass a weld test
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Pipe Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of pipe welder. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for pipe welder
  • Execute piping welding according to welding procedure specification, work instructions and quality standards
  • Able to read & understand weld symbols, weld procedures, mechanical and structural drawings
  • Able to observe and recognize problems during the welding process
  • Properly use fabrication shop hand tools (grinders, drills, air tools)
  • Pipe welding (TIG on Stainless)
  • Must be professional at all times and consistent in personal behavior
  • Ability to set up equipment and weld parts using GTAW, GMAW, and FCAW welding processes based on a WPS
  • Must be able to TIG weld
  • All fitters will be tested on reading and understanding an isometric drawing
  • Fitters will be required calculate the cut lengths from a drawing
Qualifications for pipe welder
  • Alberta B Pressure Welder Ticket
  • Welder Requirements
  • They will be watching for key hole on root
  • Must have good penetration on welds
  • 6G Tig certified
  • 2.5" ti 16" carbon pipe
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Pipe Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of pipe welder. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for pipe welder
  • Must be able to TIG and/or MIG weld
  • 6g pipe welding
  • Weld carbon steel, aluminum, and stainless steel pipe, tubes and fittings for high temperature or high pressure applications
  • Be able to read and understand shop standards, WPS’s, OSWI’s & work instructions
  • Be able to spot common weld defects and know the proper way to address or correct
  • Use either manual, semi-automatic or automatic weld method
  • Weld joints manually in all positions
  • Must qualify in accordance with ASME specifications or other requirements applicable to pipe welding products
  • Familiar with the quality requirements of our pipe welds and able to meet these requirements and to determine whether they are being met as the work progresses
  • Required to work at elevated heights up to 75ft
Qualifications for pipe welder
  • Grug Free
  • Be able to read a tape measure, pressure gauge, level, and square
  • 5 10's up to 6 10's
  • At least 6 weeks of work
  • Enid, OK
  • Must have Oklahoma License for pipe welding/Steam card
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Pipe Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a pipe welder. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for pipe welder
  • Mig Tig Flux certifications
  • Perform welding work involving a high degree of precision
  • Weld various processes FCAW-S, FCAW-G, TGAW, GMAW, SMAW, and SAW
  • Operate air arc gouger, grinder, stress relieving machine, and other industry machines, tools and equipment
  • Make welding repairs and substandard welds
  • All fitters must display preparedness to work
  • To work well with peers, supervision and the QA/QC Department
  • Select equipment and plan layout and assembly of welding
  • May weld pipe of all kinds, sizes and alloys by process of ARC, SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, GAS, MIG, TIG
  • Weld high and low pressure pipe per specifications
Qualifications for pipe welder
  • MUST SUBMIT TO HAIR FOLLICLE DRUG SCREENING
  • Minimum five (5) years experience as a certified pipe welder
  • Applicant must pass a pre employment pipe welding test
  • Stainless Steel Pipe Welding experience is a must for this position
  • Must have experience welding and fabricating pressure vessels
  • Ability to work with welding tools like ox-fuel, plasma, mag-drills, torches
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Pipe Welder Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of pipe welder. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for pipe welder
  • Weld on structural steel, handrails, brackets, non-piping components
  • Must possess current certification in SMAW, GTAW and GMAW or FCAW
  • To perform the primary job requirements satisfactorily and safely
  • Connects and assures proper grounding to obtain amperage and voltage required
  • Capable of welding in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead positions
  • Cleans metal joint to assure a quality weld
  • Chips off excessive weld, slag and spatter
  • Experienced with mirror welding is preferred but not required
  • Must be able to gain required welding certifications supporting ABS standards
  • Understand weld sequencing concepts to minimize distortion
Qualifications for pipe welder
  • Minimum of 1 year of pipe welding / fitting experience
  • Overhead-downhill
  • Will need to do own prep work (no cutting)
  • Minimum 6 years of experience as a Pipe Welder
  • Must pass 6G test in 45-degree position, using GMAW & FCAW on 6" Schedule 80 Carbon Steel
  • Must be able to meet physical demands as essential to job function including lifting at least 50 lbs, standing for extended periods of time, bending, squatting, lifting, etc

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