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Offshore Structural Fitter

Company: Gulf Island Fabrication
Location: Houma
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Main PurposeTo perform job functions required and assigned in iron fabrication as steel structures per the contract/job specifications and quality assurance requirements/fitting procedures and established ISO/QC program standards.Essential FunctionsStudy engineering drawings to determine materials requirements and task sequences.Read and interpret blueprint and specifications.Perform mathematical calculations, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, angles, etc., Measure, cut, fit, and install structural /pipe plate, pipe material, beams, plate, pipe, etc., per blueprint and job specifications.Locate and mark workpiece from drawings cutting lines, checking for material thickness, welding shrinkage, and other component specifications. Straighten warped or bent parts using sledges, hand torches, and straightening procedures.Follow fitting procedures and principles used in fabricating offshore jackets, decks, heliports, production facilities, etc.Repair products by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, and reassembling parts using cutting torches, straightening presses, and hand tools. Lays out and installs piping, equipment, and other mechanical systems in compliance with construction drawings and specifications. Inspect work sites for obstructions or holes that could cause structural weakness. Verify conformance of workpieces to specifications using squares and measuring tapes.Know how to pull coordinates to find pipes and get measurements. Perform other related job duties as assigned safely and efficiently. Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing

Physical RequirementsStanding: This is an essential job function/physical requirement.Walking: This is an essential job function/physical requirement.Turning, twisting, bending, and stooping- These physical requirements are essential job functions.Pushing and Pulling- These physical requirements are essential job functions.Reaching, forward, and overhead are essential job functions /physical requirements.Climbing: This is an essential job function/physical requirement. Balancing, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, and seeing are all considered normal physical duties/requirements and would be needed/required to work in this industrial environment safely and efficiently.Lifting - employees must lift to 25 pounds and occasionally 50-75 pounds.Job RequirementsMust have a minimum of 5 years of experience and be able to successfully demonstrate the ability to pass a written and practical pipe fitter or a structural test Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen. Must be able to pass a background check. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. TWIC cardPreferred Qualifications Highschool diploma or GED.Tools and Equipment UsedFitters must know of and use cutting torches, measuring tapes, calculators, levels, man-lifts, high-reach equipment, welding machines, chipping hammers, pressure chippers, power grinders, etc. Must be able to read and write.Environmental Conditions80% 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. They may also be exposed to fumes (Paint, paint thinners, diesel, /or gas, etc.) PI200904225

Keywords: Gulf Island Fabrication, New Orleans , Offshore Structural Fitter, Other , Houma, Louisiana

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