Pipe Fitter

Website Gulf Island

Pipe Fitter Job Highlights

Title Pipe Fitter
Type Full Time
Experience 2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Houma, LA, United States
Company Gulf Island

Company Profile

Gulf Island provides fabrication of complex steel structures and marine vessels and offshore and onshore services.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Pipe Fitter who will be responsible for the fabrication, fitting, assembly, installation, inspection, and testing of complex piping systems at various stages of the production process.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED.

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of demonstrated ability as a Pipe Fitter.


  • Ability to follow instructions, written and/or verbal, with little or no supervision.
  • Alignment of spools, pipes, and components using chain falls and other equipment.
  • Attach pipes to structures and fixtures, such bulkheads, decks, and inner-bottom using brackets, clamps, hangers, or by welding.
  • Cut and boreholes in structures, such as bulkheads, decks, and inner-bottom for pipe installation, using hand and power tools.
  • Inspect, examine, and test installed pipe systems or segments using pressure gauges, hydrostatic testing, observation, or other methods.
  • Installing outfit items such as pumps, strainers, valve actuators, gauges, hoses, expansion joints, etc.
  • Measure, mark, cut, bevel, and thread piping.
  • Planning, laying out, assembly, and fitting of pipe, pipe spools, tubes, and fittings such as elbows, tees, valves, hoses, gauges, and related pumps/equipment using blueprints while maintaining alignment tolerances.
  • Quality checking completed items.
  • Other typical duties are performed by a pipe fitter.


  • Able to layout, fit, erect, and fabricate components with little or no supervision
  • Able to read a tape measure (standard and metric);
  • Basic reading, writing, and math skills along with advanced blueprint reading skills.
  • Capable of utilizing various beveling and burning equipment.
  • Have working experience using a hand torch, grinder, pipe threading machine, hydraulic and ratchet jacks along with chain falls and come-a-longs.
  • Working knowledge and understanding in the use of hand tools such as squares, roll templates, hand levels, and plumb bobs used in a marine construction environment.

Other Job Requirements

  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to able to successfully pass the Pipe Fitter written and practical tests.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.

Physical Requirements

  • Access – Ability to enter a 24” diameter access hole and step over a 24” high threshold.
  • Balancing, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, and seeing -These are all considered normal physical duties/requirements and would be needed /required to work in this industrial environment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Climbing – It is an essential job function/physical requirement.
  • Lifting – Able to lift 50#.
  • Pushing and Pulling – These are essential job function/physical requirements.
  • Reaching, forward, and reaching overhead – These are essential job function/physical requirements.
  • Standing – This is an essential job function/physical requirement.
  • Turning, twisting, bending, and stooping – These are essential job function/physical requirements.
  • Walking – This is an essential job function/physical requirement.

Environmental Conditions

  • 80 to 90% of the work activities are performed outdoors. Individuals will be required to work in changes of temperature, hot, cold, humid, wet and dry conditions; dust, mud, etc., along with other conditions in an industrial work environment.

Employer’s Statement

Gulf Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit recruiting.paylocity.com.

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