Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider, active primarily in Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East. With over 4,500 skilled employees in North America, Bilfinger delivers its services across multiple industries that include petrochemical, oil & gas, consumer goods, energy and utilities, and government services. Bilfinger has offices in 40 states, and our project portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, and turnarounds to environmental technologies and digital applications.  We have over 100 years of industrial experience on projects as small as $500 and as large as $40M, performed in every time zone of the United States.


PIPE FITTER: Gulf of Mexico Platforms- Offshore


Position Summary:


Lay out, fabricates, assembles, installs, and maintains piping and piping systems, fixtures, and equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial processing systems, on basis of knowledge of system operation and study of building plans or working drawings. Work locations may vary (offshore). 


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Must have good communication and network skills
  • Must have good teamwork skills, ability to coordinate with different department heads within the company.
  • Preferably to have a strong background in the Pipeline, Petrochemical and/or Oil & Gas Market Sectors
  • Must have ability to perform various technical services while working on ropes. 
  • Selects type and size of pipe and related materials according to job specifications. Inspects worksites to determine presence of obstructions and to ascertain that holes will not cause structural weakness.
  • Plans sequence of installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other construction workers.
  • Cuts pipe, using hacksaw, pipe cutters, hammer and chisel, cutting torch, and pipe cutting machine. Threads pipe, using threading machine, ends pipe by hand or with pipe-bending machine. 
  • Assembles and installs variety of metal and nonmetal pipe and pipe fittings, including those made of brass, copper, lead, glass, and plastic.
  • Joins piping by means of threaded, calked, wiped, soldered, brazed, fused, or cemented joints.
  • Secures pipes to structure with clamps, brackets, and hangers, using handtools. Installs and maintains refrigeration and air-conditioning systems including compressors, pumps, meters, pneumatic and hydraulic controls, and piping.
  • Tests piping system for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes for indication of leaks.
  • Offshore Experience Required
  • TWIC Card
  • Safe Gulf
  • Responsible for the immediate supervision, implementation, and oversight of the rope access program at the work site
  • Communicate and coordinate with clients and their safety representatives regarding rope access safety and rescue procedures
  • Ensure that all procedures are understood prior to the start of work
  • Complete all required planning, safety meetings and documentation, including work permits, job hazard analyses, safety meetings and rescue plans
  • Ensure that the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) to be used
  • Identify work zones and ensure the safety of any personnel or public who may enter these zones.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:


  • Workers should be able to: Work within precise standards of accuracy; Rate information using standards which can be measured or checked; Compare and see differences in the size, shape, and form of lines, figures, and objects; Look at flat drawings or pictures and understand how they would look as solid objects; and follow oral and written directions, plans, and blueprints.
  • Physically, workers must be able to: See well (either naturally or with correction); Coordinate the movements eyes, hands and fingers;
  • Use hands, arms, and fingers fully;
  • Climb and maintain balance on ladders and scaffolding; Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or work at heights as required and lift and carry objects weighing up to 100 pounds and occasionally more. Completion of apprenticeship program required.
  • Climbing - frequent ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms up in excess of heights of 100 feet. 
  • Balancing - maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. 
  • Stooping - bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. 
  • Pushing - using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. 
  • Pulling - using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. 
  • Lifting - raising objects in excess of 100 pounds from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. 
  • Fine Manipulation – picking or pinching or otherwise working hands and fingers.  
  • Able to perform very heavy work (exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move object.


Please reach out to Velma Arismendez  ( ) in case of any questions related to this position. 


Bilfinger Inc.   is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette Louisiana

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