Website Dow

Journeyman Pipefitter/Welder Job Highlights

Title Journeyman Pipefitter/Welder
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Manufacturing/Engineering
Location Midland, MI, United States
Company Dow

Company Profile

Dow is an innovative, materials science company. The company combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation, and leading business positions. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings, and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as high-performance buildings, home and personal care, electrical and industrial, consumer goods, and components assembly.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Journeyman Pipefitter/Welder to join its team.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a minimum of a High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Age – must be 18 years old or older

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have a minimum of 4 years of welding experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Journeyman certification or equivalent experience (4 years experience with pipe welding MIG, TIG, and Stick)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience welding Hastelloy and other nickel-based alloys, stainless steel, and aluminum
  • Experience with measuring field components, creating isometric drawings, and interpreting isometric drawings
  • Experience with Microsoft applications like Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with pressure vessel and heat exchanger fabrication and repair
  • Experience with SAP
  • MIG, TIG, and Stick welding capability


  • Advises and cautions operators, tradesmen, supervisors about potential problems, recurring failures, and inherent dangers involved
  • Fabricates parts if not commercially available, using machines and hand tools common to the trade
  • May oversee apprentices. Be able to give directions and assistance when needed
  • Performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of working trade.
  • Plans the details and working procedures by determining replacement needs or new materials are required, and develops a logical approach to correct the problem
  • Provides maintenance in acquired trade to plant operations
  • Takes corrective action to eliminate or reduce the safety impact of potential issues identified
  • Works with plant engineering and project engineers on evaluating, assisting, checking, and installation of various equipment


  • A self-starter who can identify, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks
  • Demonstrate leadership skills – inspire others and lead them through the influence
  • Good interpersonal skills are required
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must have strong multi-tasking, problem-solving, and time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Physical Abilities-

  • Climb stairs/ladders and work high off the ground
  • Stand or walk for extended periods of time
  • Wear safety equipment, such as a respirator, earplugs, goggles, and steel-toed shoes
  • Work in tight or closed-in spaces

Other Requirements

  • Must be willing to work overtime (extra hours beyond your regular schedule if required
  • Must have a current, valid US driver’s license to drive a company vehicle for parts and other activity on-site and off-site


  • A robust total rewards program, including competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards the individual, team, and company performance, and comprehensive benefits
  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others
  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

Employer’s Statement

Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The company is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures.

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