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Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

Lay out, assemble, install, or maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, or industrial production or processing systems.

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Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters

  • Pipefitter
    Tradesmen International, Inc.    AVONDALE, AZ 85392
     Posted 3 days    


    TRADESMEN INTERNATIONAL is seeking **Commercial Pipefitters**

    Must have 3+ years of experience & experienced with copper

    Pay depends on experience up to **$22-$26/hr**

    **40+ hour work weeks**

    To apply or get more information please call 480-736-2533or by email

    Thank you and Be Safe!


    Simply put, we're not a temp agency and don't just hire anyone. In fact, we're highly selective, committed to hiring only those electricians that are highly skilled in their trade with unwavering reliability, strong work ethic, and a desire to be the best.

    Specific requirements:

    + 4 years of experience in commercial/industrial electrical

    + Ability to follow electrical code manuals to install and repair electrical systems

    + Understand schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications required by our client

    + Experience working with hand tools, power tool and electronic test equipment

    + Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation

    + High standard of integrity and professionalism

    + Drug free at all times

    **Company Details**

    Tradesmen International, America’s elite skilled labor force, is seeking experienced Journeyman Electricians to join our team. We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled craftsmen with thousands of employees across North America. With more than 5,000 active clients we have a plenty of great opportunities for skilled electricians that want to be the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and employment opportunities in most major markets throughout North America. If you are a Journeyman Electrician experienced in installing and repairing electrical systems this is your chance to advance your career!

    In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

    + Vacation Pay

    + Health insurance

    + Dental and vision plan

    + Prescription drug plan

    + Life insurance

    + Short-term disability

    + 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

    + Incentive programs

    + Tool purchase programs

    _Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability_

    **Recruiter Name**

    Ashly Blum



    **Posted Date** _22 hours ago_ _(3/25/2020 4:36 PM)_

    **_Req ID_** _2020-269118_

    **_Category_** _Pipefitter - Journeyman_

    **_Travel_** _No_

    **_Job Board_** _IN_

    **_Location_** _US-AZ-AVONDALE_

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Pipefitter Foreman - Construction
    TDIndustries, Inc    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    

    Supervises, coordinates, inspects and performs the assembly, installation and repair of components, subsystems and systems for the piping trade during the construction, tenant finish-out or remodel of commercial buildings and industrial facilities.

    Established in 1946, TDIndustries has developed into one of America's premier Mechanical Construction and Facility Services companies serving clients through the full life-cycle of a facility, to include engineering, construction, operations and maintenance. For 70 years, our employee-owned company has provided innovative services that optimize the performance of world-class mechanical and electrical systems that serve healthcare facilities, hotels, schools, sports arenas, mission critical facilities and industrial complexes and other essential institutions.

    Our employees, whom we call “Partners” are the heart of our success and what sets us apart from our competitors. FORTUNE Magazine recognized TDIndustries as one of the "100 Best Places to Work", "Top 50 Training Organizations" and "Top 30 Companies to Retire From" due to our solid commitment to the personal and professional development of each employee.

    + Prepares material take-offs, layout appropriate systems and make isometric and schematic sketches from blueprints, specifications, submittals and job orders.

    + Participates in job planning for work packages, manage construction/manufacturing schedules, man hour needs and ensures appropriate staffing based on knowledge of equipment/tools.

    + Coaches, mentors, and provides guidance to craft workers (piping trade). Schedules and coordinates activities of assigned craft workers and operation of equipment and machinery. Verifies all staff certifications when scheduling personnel on a project.

    + Inspects work in progress and completed work to ensure conformance to specifications.

    + Eliminates construction and job site hazards and perform required safety observations.

    + Coordinates placement and storage of materials, tools and supplies to support the construction plan. Assists in maintaining assigned tool inventory.

    + Verifies that delivered materials and equipment match approved submittals.

    + As required, works with tools to meet construction schedules or other demands.

    + Identifies conflicts or need for clarification in contract documents.

    + Performs other duties as required.

    Technical training or Associate’s Degree in Construction Management or related field is preferred.

    5-7 years of experience

    Proven experience as a Construction Foreman.

    In-depth knowledge of construction procedures, equipment and OSH guidelines.

    Understanding of electrical and hydraulic systems.

    Ability to read drawings, plans and blueprints.

    Excellent organizational and leadership skills.

    Ability to communicate and report effectively.

    Aptitude in math.

    Problem-solving abilities.

    Req Number: 2019-2693

    External Company URL:

    Street: 1888 E. Broadway Rd.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Container Shop Welder
    Republic Services    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 5 days    

    Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make recycling and waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers nationwide. Our 36,000 employees working in 41 states and Puerto Rico are committed to providing a superior customer experience while helping ensure a cleaner, safer and healthier world for future generations.

    **Why Work with Us**

    At Republic Services, we strive to create a workplace that is meaningful and rewarding at every level of our organization. Our employees thrive in an atmosphere where safety is revered, and each person can be a compassionate steward of our environment. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We’re proud to be recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Best Employers for Women, Forbes Best Large Employers and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies lists. Republic is also the only company in our industry that is a certified Great Place to Work.

    POSITION SUMMARY: The Container Welder/ Fabricator repairs, paints and performs maintenance to containers and roll-off boxes.


    + Performs repairs and maintenance on front, rear and roll-off containers

    + Weld steel and aluminum components using MIG and ARC welding Equipment.

    + Fabricates steel components using a brake and shear.

    + Cuts steel using a plasma cutter or torch.

    + Fabricates steel components for hoppers, containers and compactors.

    + Installs lids and wheels on containers.

    + Paints repaired containers.

    + Follows all safety policies and procedures.

    + Completes required paperwork.

    + Install company and safety decals in accordance with company standard diagram on containers and roll-off boxes.

    + Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

    + Refer more complex repairs to the Supervisor.


    + High School Diploma or G.E.D.

    + Certified welder.

    + Advanced knowledge of mig &stick welders, plasma cutter, and airless paint Sprayers. Familiar with basic use of hand tools.

    + Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    + Ability to follow directions with minimal supervisory involvement.


    + Minimum of 1 year welding experience.

    **Rewarding Compensation and Benefits**

    Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

    • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

    • Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

    • Short- and long-term disability.

    • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

    • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

    • Employee discount programs.

    • 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

    _The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company._

    Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.

    Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Frame Welder – Chandler, AZ
    UCT    Chandler, AZ 85286
     Posted 6 days    

    Title: Frame Welder – Chandler, AZ

    Location: Chandler, AZ

    # of Openings:1


    Career Level:Experienced

    Ref No:R-0673, R-0674, R-0675

    UCT is seeking an experienced Frame Welder to join our team in Chandler, AZ! The individual in this role is responsible for performing Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG) on a diversified line of products which include close tolerance large and small weldments in accordance with the appropriate (AWS) welding codes and symbols. This includes the layout, fit/tack, and fabrication of a frame weldment having multiple details. Materials include various grades of steel: tube and sheet, stainless steel: tube and sheet, and aluminum: tube and sheet.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    + Performs advanced frame welding activities with minimum instructions and supervision.

    + Works with team members to achieve department goals based on production schedules.

    + Interprets complex blueprints, manufacturing drawings and written work instructions. Must interpret AWS welding symbols and basic GD&T.

    + Sets up welding equipment in accordance with the appropriate weld process specifications (WPS).

    + Completes weldments to the applied AWS welding code and blueprint requirements.

    + Positions weldment details in location using fixtures, precision squares, rules, and calipers to meet blueprint and quality requirements.

    + Utilizes material handling equipment in conjunction with the welding task.

    + Performs minor maintenance on job related equipment.

    + Assumes responsibility and care of assigned tools and equipment.

    + Observes and practices safety procedures and policies.

    + Attendance is an essential job function.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    + Ability to read and interpret complex blueprints and work instructions.

    + Knowledge of AWS welding symbols required. Basic knowledge of GD&T preferred.

    + Ability to perform welds that pass a visual inspection and destructive test.

    + Basic math skills; must be able to perform conversions and basic calculations.

    + Strong attention to detail, quality focused and willing to learn.

    + Ability to read, write and understand English.

    + Must comply with Jager-2 Vision test compliance.

    + Ability to operate hand/air tools and electric grinders.

    Educational/Certification Requirement:

    + High School Diploma or equivalent work experience

    Experience Requirement:

    Work Experience:

    + 7+ years of experience in TIG and MIG welding with 3 years sheet metal and structural tubing of close tolerance parts or equivalent advanced education.

    Physical Demands and Working Conditions:


    Work Environment:

    + Work is performed primarily in a standard manufacturing environment.

    + In Arizona, this is considered a Safety Sensitive Position

    Physical Demands:

    + Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, walk, push, pull, grasp.

    + Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

    + Ability to lift over 50 lbs. with assistance.

    + Ability to move arms, hands, and fingers.

    + Ability to sit or stand for sustained periods of time.

    Environmental Exposure:

    + The worker has protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes

    + Subject to hazards including, electrical current, moving mechanical parts, exposure to chemicals, debris and intense heat.

    + Required to wear personal protective equipment.

    + Subject to noise levels.

    Overnight Travel:

    + Work may require out of town travel depending upon assignment (training and meeting).

    UCT offers an excellent benefits package to all full-time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and paid time off.

    UCTis an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse workforce.

    Apply for this position

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Millwright (Wind) - White Hills Wind Project
    Mortenson Construction    White Hills, AZ 86445
     Posted 7 days    

    White Hills, AZ | Wind Energy Group


    Project Name: White Hills Wind Project

    Project Location: 22750 N. Highway 93, White Hills, AZ 86445

    As Millwright, your primary duties include dismantling, erecting, assembling, aligning, adjusting, and/or maintaining machinery and equipment according to installation manuals, work instructions, layout plans, blueprints, and other drawings.


    * Receiving and offloading all major components
    * Installing loose components for Nacelle, hub, and tower preparation
    * Connecting blades to hub
    * Setting base and tower sections
    * Managing taglines
    * Involved with main erection crane assembly and teardown
    * Climbing ladders - average 80m
    * Drilling and/or tapping of all holes on turbines, generators, compressors, and pumps
    * Torqueing/tensioning any bolted connection


    * Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, assembly/disassembly, operation and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
    * Strong teamwork orientation
    * Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
    * Detail oriented

    Education and Experience Requirements

    * High School Diploma or GED
    * 1 year of related experience preferred
    * Must possess valid driver's license of proper class and necessary endorsements as required by law

    Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. EEO is the Law

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • TIG Welder-Tempe-$22-$26 - Precision Welding -2nd shift
    Aerotek    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 8 days    

    Plan, lay-out, weld, install test and repair all types of pipe , similar tubular products and Structural welding in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes, and industry standards

    Enterprise Req Skills

    Titanium, Copper, Nickel, TIG, ASME, Weld, Blueprints,6G,Pipe,Stainless Steel,Thin gauge,Exhaust,Military,cupronickel

    Top Skills Details

    5 years of experience reading blueprints and weld symbols to be able to weld in all positions on thin gauge mild and stainless steel.

    Candidates will be welding a lot of thin walled pipe in all positions that will be used in the making of radiators.

    Candidates will TIG welding 90% of the time and will occasionally need to use a MIG welder for some processes.

    Additional Skills & Qualifications

    Top priority is Tig (GTAW) Experience 5 years plus work experience Light gauge stainless and carbon steel .029 and .049 is a must. Must have a working knowledge of various welding processes.

    MIG welding experience is a plus but is not required.

    Company is focused on giving back to their employees and making sure they have the tools they need to succeed. All tools are provided.

    Company also has a new manager that is focused on building relationships with all the people in the shop and creating a family culture.

    They just finished building out an extremely nice break room and working on building a 2nd one. The break room is 2 levels and has a huge projector so people can watch sports or TV on the projector and the upstairs level has couches and (2) 75\' flat screen tv\'s.

    They also will occasionally cater lunch for everyone in the facility as a thank you for the hard work.

    Performance Expectations

    1st day expectations:

    Able to TIG weld on stainless steel pipe ranging from .029-.049 thickness.

    (Someone that has experience welding exhaust systems would be a good fit since they have experience welding thin gauge tubes.)

    Someone that is set in their way or doesn\'t listen to the advice given, will not last long here.

    NO attendance occurrences in the first 30 days. They work off of a point system.

    1 point for a late, 2 points for an unexcused absence. 8 points is a 3 day suspension and 10 points is termination.

    Absences will be excused with doctors note.

    Work Environment

    Work is performed inside of an enclosed shop. Part of the shop is Air conditioned and the other parts are swamp cooled.

    Night shift (1:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.)

    Will train on first shift (6:00 am-2:30 pm) until they fully understand Super Radiator Coils processes and products.

    Titanium, ASME,Thin gauge,Military,cupronickel

    Interview Information/Weld Test

    6G weld test on copper-nickel in a very tight spaces on thin gauge material which is easy to burn through.

    **About Aerotek:**

    **We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing** **Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at**

    Aerotek is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

    **Location:** Tempe, Arizona

    **Posting ID:** 7133623-1726

    **Pay Rate:** US$22 - US$26 per year

    The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Welder - 1st shift
    Valmont Industries, Inc.    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 10 days    

    1501 S Euclid Ave Tucson Arizona 85713

    **_Why Valmont_**

    Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and **BUILD YOUR WORLD.**

    **A Brief Summary of This Position**

    The incumbent is responsible for welding metal components together to fabricate or repair products according to layouts, blueprints, or work orders using brazing and a variety of arc and gas welding equipment.

    **Essential Functions**

    + Fuse or weld metal components together by means of arc welding

    + Perform welding operations requiring a limited amount of planning or work from blueprints or other written specifications and determining operation sequence

    + Utilize all safety devices and wear all mandatory personal protective safety equipment

    + Adjust welding equipment to its prescribed settings

    + Maintain and operate production tooling and fixtures as well all welding equipment in a safe and secure manner

    + Read and complete labor reporting system, standard shop forms, and blueprints

    + Performs minor welding machine maintenance (i.e. tips, liners, gas cups)

    + Uses labor reporting system, routing shop forms, and fills out move tags

    **Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)**

    + One month of previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment

    + The ability to accurately read a measuring tape

    + The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions

    + The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner

    + The ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment

    + The ability to pass on onsite welding assessment

    + The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs

    **Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications**

    + High School Diploma or GED equivalent

    + One year of previous experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment

    + American Welding Society (AWS) welding certification from a recognized school

    + Six months of previous hands-on welding experience in a professional environment

    + The ability to read and interpret blue prints correctly without assistance

    + High awareness for safety at all times

    + The ability to identify and communicate maintenance or product problems to departmental supervision

    + Passion and integrity and the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

    Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email

    Valmont Industries is a **leading producer and distributor** of products for the infrastructure and agriculture markets.

    Valmont Industries began in 1946 when our founder, Robert B. Daugherty combined his $5,000 savings and wholehearted belief that business could and should be done better. Since that modest start more than half a century ago, our company has grown to be an international leader in engineered products and services for infrastructure and water-conserving irrigation equipment for agriculture.

    From the lighting and traffic structures that guide your way, to communication towers and utility structures that power your home and business, to irrigation equipment that waters the croplands on which your food is grown, Valmont products improve lives worldwide.

    Valmont Industries operates in five primary business segments: Engineered Support Structures, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, Energy and Mining, and Irrigation. Valmont (VMI) is publicly traded on the NYSE.

    We focus on two global markets: infrastructure and agriculture. Valmont Industries is present in 23 developed and developing countries, offering 27 brands from more than 80 facilities. International sales represent a significant portion of our revenues.

    Valmont’s employees are passionate about the products we make. Along with our customers, they are the cornerstone of our success. We pride ourselves on being people of integrity who excel at delivering optimal results. We pursue opportunities for growth by taking our products and processes to new markets, introducing new products to regions where we have a presence, and continually improving our services to ensure that Valmont solutions are second-to-none.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

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