Heavy Craft Mechanic-Welder

Toledo, Ohio
20 Jun 2019
19 Jul 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Job profile summary:
The Heavy Craft classification includes typical refinery pipefitter and boilermaker activities. The Heavy Craft Mechanic/Welder will perform all the duties necessary for safe and efficient operation under the supervision of a Maintenance Supervisor. The Heavy Craft Code Welder classification is an advanced role to be filled and is a subset of the Heavy Craft Shop. This role performs code welding on equipment, such as pressure piping and pressure vessels, in addition to the core Heavy Craft activities.

Job Advert:
The Heavy Craft Mechanic will perform all the duties necessary for safe and efficient operation under the supervision of a Maintenance Supervisor. This role performs code welding on equipment, such as pressure piping and pressure vessels, in addition to the core Heavy Craft activities.

Accountabilities Include:
  • Performs typical Pipefitter assignments, including layout, fabrication, assembly, modification, installation and maintenance of piping, pipe supports, valves and equipment components for refinery piping systems. This may require the cutting, threading, flange ups and general assembly of piping to relevant BP and industry specifications using appropriate tools.
  • Performs piping repair, assembly and installation, including pressure testing of completed assemblies.
  • Performs typical Boilermaker assignments, including repair, testing and disassembly/re-assembly of pressure vessels, heat exchangers, boilers, tower tunneling, tray repair/replacement, furnaces and tanks to relevant BP and industry specifications.
  • Performs incidental work associated with Pipefitter and Boilermaker tasks
  • Performs rigging on assigned jobs.
  • The Heavy Craft Code Welder classification also performs code welding on equipment such as pressure piping and pressure vessels in shop and field environments in various positions by using a variety of welding processes (e.g. SMAW and GTAW processes, or other welding processes as appropriate), and to appropriate BP and industry codes.
  • Utilizes small carry deck cranes to perform assigned tasks.

Required Qualifications
To be considered for the role of Heavy Craft Mechanic applicants must have:
  • Legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess a valid driver's license at time of employment.
  • Willingness to work eight to sixteen hour shifts and temporary off shifts that may include weekends, holidays and overtime, and perform physically active job tasks, many of which involve year round outdoor work in all types of weather.
  • Willingness to participate in assessment testing and pre-employment screening that may take several weeks to complete.
  • Must be able to provide training/certification documenting one or more of the following qualifications:
    • Journeyman's Pipefitter or Boilermaker certificate; or a minimum of 8 years documented work experience in a similar process industry.
    • Equivalent military experience as a Pipefitter or Boilermaker
  • A minimum of 4 years industrial maintenance experience.
  • The ability to successfully pass the code welding certification.
  • The ability to successfully pass a physical abilities demonstration, including the ability to work in confined spaces, climb ladders to extended heights, turn a valve, and lift and carry up to 50 pounds up flights of stairs.

Preferred Qualifications
In addition to the required qualifications the preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Preferred field maintenance experience on piping systems, pressure vessels, boilers, furnaces and/or tanks.
  • 2 or more years of welding experience utilizing SMAW and GTAW processes for welding of carbon, stainless steel and chrome Moly.
  • Familiarity with operating small cranes, forklifts, etc.
  • The ability to measure pipe routing and draft pipe configuration.
  • Experience in reading blueprints, welding symbols, drawings, sketches and P&IDs.
  • The ability to cut metal plates or structural shapes utilizing oxyacetaylene and plasma arc cutting equipment or shop saw.
  • Experience following detailed safety procedures.
  • Demonstrate welding skills and agility by passing welder performance qualification tests in accordance with ASME Section IX, site technical practices and BP welding procedure specification.

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