JRM pipefitter San Diego

 

Summary Installs and maintains ships piping systems such as steam, heat and power, hot water, hydraulic, air pressure, and oil lines following blueprints, layouts and work orders and using hand tools and shop machines. Plans layout of pipe sections, cuts and bores holes in bulkheads and decks for installation of pipes. Operates shop machines to cut and thread pipe and pipe fittings, including valves, traps and thermostats. Bends pipe to specified shape bolts on pipe-bending fixtures, bolts or welds brackets to support pipe systems.

Connects pipes to fixtures such as heat exchangers, laundry and galley equipment, pumps, tanks and other ship equipment. Repairs, packs and adjusts valves. Tests installed systems for leaks and to ensure that system meets specifications. Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may become essential to the position.