Website J-W Power Company

Pipe Fitter Job Highlights

Title Pipe Fitter
Type Full Time
Experience 3 Months
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Kilgore, TX, United States
Company J-W Power Company

Company Profile

J-W Power Company specializes in sales, service, parts, and leasing of natural gas compression equipment. In addition, we manufacture highly engineered compression packages such as high-pressure injection and compressed natural gas (CNG) equipment for direct sale. Our field offices are located in all of the major oil & natural gas basins.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Pipefitter who will set coolers, bottles, run pipes, and build/install bracing as per instructions on the drawings provided by engineering.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • Possess 3 months or more related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have welding skills for tacking pipe and welding braces


  • Attend toolbox meetings and safety meetings as scheduled and complete web base training safety training.
  • Connect pipes, using threaded, caulked, soldered, brazed, fused, cemented joints or track welded.
  • Cut, thread, bend pipe and assemble and install a variety of metal and nonmetal pipes, tubes, and fittings, including iron, steel, copper, and plastic.
  • Increase pressure in the pipe system and observes the connected pressure gauge to test the system for leaks.
  • Inspect the work site to determine the presence of obstructions and to ascertain that holes cut for pipe will not cause structural weakness.
  • Install and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic components of machines and equipment such as pumps and cylinders.
  • Install and maintain systems, including compressors, pumps, meters, pneumatic and hydraulic controls, and piping.
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition.
  • Modify programs of automated machinery, such as robots and conveyors, to change the motion and speed of machines.
  • Observe production machines in assigned areas of the manufacturing facility to detect machinery malfunctions.
  • Operate machinery to verify repair.
  • Plan installation or repair to avoid obstructions and to avoid interfering with the activities of other workers.
  • Secure pipes to structure with brackets, clamps, and hangers.
  • Select type and size of pipe, and related materials and equipment, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications.
  • Weld pipe supports to structural steel members.


  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions, respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; keep commitments; complete tasks on time or notify the appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Demonstrated ability to read a tape measure, build equipment using drawings, calculate pipe lengths and angles, and apply concepts of Arithmetic, algebra, and geometry applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret written information, write clearly and informatively; edit work for spelling and grammar, and present numerical data effectively.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of metal fabrications or other structures.
  • Proven ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.


  • Forklift Certification or the ability to obtain one
  • Manlift Certification or the ability to obtain one
  • A Valid Driver’s License


  • The company offers a benefits package that includes paid time off, 401(k) plan and company match, medical, prescription, dental and vision, life and disability plans, along with flexible spending accounts, and additional benefit programs.

Employer’s Statement

J-W Power Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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