Marine Pipe Fitter

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/1/2018 8:50 AM)
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Marine Trades - Pipefitter
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If you are a Marine Pipe Fitter and want to be a part of the nation’s elite marine skilled workforce, this is your chance to advance your career.  We are offering an hourly rate of 29.50 with 120 per diem.  


Tradesmen International is proud to employ America’s best marine-dedicated craftsmen.  If you are a marine-experienced craftsman who emphasizes safety, productivity and superior craftsmanship, we want you to join our team.


We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled craftsmen with thousands of employees serving the world’s best shipyards and yacht builders. With hundreds of active partners, we have plenty of great shipyard employment opportunities.  We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and safety training to our employees.







Three (3) or more years as a marine, commercial nuclear, or petro/chem First Class Pipefitter.


Required Experience / Qualifications:

  1. Able to read and interpret ship piping drawings.
  2. Experienced fitting carbon steel, CRES, and copper nickel piping.
  3. Ability to end prep piping by hand and/or with Wach or Portsmouth Machine.
  4. Knowledge in installing pipe hangers.
  5. Ability to read a ruler using inches and tenths.
  6. Ability to prep and fit-up backing rings.
  7. Ability to clean cut/break pipe with a grinder.
  8. Ability to hand prep V bevels.
  9. Experience in fabrication of various details and assemblies from drawings.
  10. Ability to bend pipe from template and in the use of a hand bender.
  11. Ability to fit welded sockets.
  12. Ability to fit brazed joints with/without insert ring.


Required Safety Training / Qualifications:

Leased Labor Provider Company (LLPC) shall provide employees who have completed the following safety training and /or medical clearance. Leased Labor Provider Company shall provide documentation (copy of training, records, medical clearances, etc.) on Company Letterhead to Newport News Environmental, Health and Safety Department (O27) for review and approval prior to assignment of employees to work at Newport News.


Must be able to pass a 7 year federal background check and a hair follicle test.  

  • Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems, applying knowledge of system operation, and following blueprints: Selects type and size of pipe, and related materials and equipment, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications 
  • Inspects work site to determine presence of obstructions and to ascertain that holes cut for pipe will not cause structural weakness 
  • Plans installation or repair to avoid obstructions and to avoid interfering with activities of other workers 
  • Cuts pipe, using saws, pipe cutter, hammer and chisel, cutting torch, and pipe cutting machine 
  • Threads pipe, using pipe threading machine 
  • Bends pipe, using pipe bending tools and pipe bending machine 
  • Assembles and installs variety of metal and nonmetal pipes, tubes, and fittings, including iron, steel, copper, and plastic



Company Details

Tradesmen International, America’s elite skilled labor force, is seeking experienced Marine Pipe Fitters to join our team. We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled pipe fitters with thousands of employees across North America. With more than 5,000 active clients we have a plenty of great opportunities for skilled pipe fitters that want to be the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and employment opportunities in most major markets throughout North America.


In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay
  • Health insurance
  • Dental and vision plan
  • Prescription drug plan
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan
  • Incentive programs
  • Tool purchase programs



Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability


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Recruiter Name

George Holden




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