Welding/Pipefitting Technician

Website C&W Services

Welding/Pipefitting Technician Job Highlights

Title Welding/Pipefitting Technician
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Blair, NE, United States
Company C&W Services

Company Profile

C&W Services helps clients to drive down facility operating expenses, increase facility efficiency and uptime, make strategic business decisions, and create a positive occupant experience.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Pipefitting/Welding Technician to join its team.

Education Level

  • High School Degree or GED
  • AA Degree in Welding (preferred, but not required)

Work Experience

  • 0-2 years of experience in industrial welding and repairs (preferred)
  • Certification (required)
  • 1-2 years of education in industrial maintenance technologies (preferred)


  • Achieve performance expectations set forth as part of performance appraisals to include employee development planning.
  • Assigned tasks list to include, but not limited to, repairs and preventive maintenance on tanks, vessels, piping systems, and structural systems.
  • Communication with all team members to assist the development of short- and long-range planning in assist of the company’s goals and objectives
  • Deciphers engineering drawings and specifications to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations. Develops templates and other work aids to hold and align parts. Identifies required equipment and welding methods, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques.
  • Ensures compliance with all company/customer regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintain personal tools required for your job to include an up-to-date documented personal tool list. Required tool listing to be supplied as part of employment.
  • Meet the physical requirements of the job. Physical requirements of the job will be provided to you prior to employment.
  • Must have working knowledge of the following topics; blueprint reading, ability to draw and interpret isometric diagrams, or be able to be certified to B31.1 Pipe Welding Code as well as 6-G in stainless steel. Lays out, positions, and secures parts and assemblies according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, calipers, and ruler.
  • Observes tests on welded surfaces, such as hydrostatic, x-ray, and dimension tolerance to evaluate weld quality and conformance to specifications. Inspects grooves, angles, or gap allowances, using micrometer, caliper, and precision measuring instruments. Removes rough spots from the workpiece, using portable grinder, hand file, or scraper.
  • Tack-welds or welds components and assemblies, using electric, gas, arc, or other welding equipment. Cuts workpieces, using powered saws, hand shears, or chipping knives. Melts lead bar, wire, or scrap to add lead to joint or to extrude melted scrap into reusable form. Installs or repairs equipment, such as lead pipes, valves, floors, and tank linings.
  • Tasks also include layout and fabrication of new and replacement piping systems, as well as installation of valves and related piping equipment. Repairs and preventive maintenance are to be performed in conformance with established standards. Assist in formulating preventive maintenance standards/work procedures while performing those duties and provide work order feedback on discrepancies noted in service delivery.
  • “Safety First” expectations include but are not limited to, PJHA process, Observation process, and compliance with all company/site safety guidelines and procedures.
  • This position requires the employee to work without supervision.
  • Welds components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions. Heats, forms, and dresses metal parts, using hand tools, torch, or arc welding equipment. Ignites torch and adjusts valves, amperage, or voltage to obtain desired flame or arc.
  • Works from elevated areas such as ladders, platforms, scaffolding, etc. utilizing fall protection equipment as necessary to complete tasks. Must have the flexibility to work all shifts including holidays and weekends as demanded by the job. Perform other tasks, including but not limited to mechanical repairs and maintenance, as assigned by Supervisor
  • Accurate and timely administrative duties to include, but not limited to, time accounting and work order completion.
  • Perform assigned tasks in a safe, effective, and efficient manner.


  • Must be able to work in a team-oriented and safety-conscious

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to stand for long periods of time, climb flights of stairs, work from elevated areas, and wear a respirator when required by the job.
  • Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination sufficient to operate hand tools and industrial machinery such as a truck or forklift.
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration.
  • Occasionally exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold, wet, or humid conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.


  • Advancement opportunities
  • safety apparel and uniform provision
  • Comprehensive benefits that start on your first day
  • Training to work in a cutting-edge facility
  • Weekly pay on Fridays

Employer’s Statement

C&W Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply for this job please visit careers.cushmanwakefield.com.

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