Journeyman Pipefitter

Website L3Harris Technologies

Journeyman Pipefitter Job Highlights

Title Journeyman Pipefitter
Type Full Time
Experience 3 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location San Diego, CA, United States
Company L3Harris Technologies

Company Profile

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea, and cyber domains.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Journeyman Pipefitter who will work involving installing, cutting, bending, threading, modifying, and repairing new and existing steam, hydraulic, fuel, and water systems and their associated equipment.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should be High School Graduates or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • Possess 3 years of shipboard pipefitting experience


  • Ability to obtain access to Navy ships per Navy D-BIDS requirement
  • Ability to read and interpret work specifications, MIL SPECS, Installation Drawings, NAVSEA Standard Items 009-03, 009-07, 009-12
  • Capable of becoming qualified in Brazing
  • Effectively utilize workers assigned to accomplish a task
  • Familiar with standard pipe fitting practices, processes, and materials
  • Install relief valves, check valves, pressure regulators, expansion joints, and other pressure-supporting and controlling devices according to the plan and sketches
  • Mastery of blueprints, drawings, sketches, and symbols
  • Must be able to set up and perform testing requirements for piping systems in accordance with Standard Item 009-71
  • Must be proficient in figuring pipe, accessories, and pipe hanger supports to control movement and vibration and allow for expansion and contraction
  • Plan and layout routing, placement, pitch, elevation, pressure reduction, expansion, and operation of various piping systems and equipment
  • Possess the ability to use a burning torch and brazing torch to include proper routing of hose and drop test before actual use
  • Set up portable equipment such as a local exhaust system, temporary lighting, and ladders
  • Thorough understanding of the industry work standards, safety rules, and regulations that apply to each assigned work activity
  • Understand pipefitting terms, definitions, abbreviations, and ship’s layout
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%
  • Work with little or no supervision from the task supervisor



  • Medical with High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
  • A doctor’s service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and your parents


  • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
  • Fertility treatment
  • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
  • Adoption assistance – $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
  • Pet insurance


  • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
  • Dress for your day – wear what works for you at work
  • Legal plan for you, your family, and your parents
  • Discount platform
  • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees

Employer’s Statement

L3Harris Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws.

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