Pipe Welder Job Description

A pipe welder is an occupation that fabricates, installs, and repairs pipes and other piping systems.

Pipe welders work in a variety of occupations including construction, manufacturing, and oil and gas industries.

Pipe welders typically start out learning the trade through an apprenticeship program, and they then move on to work a journeyman or a supervising position.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a highly skilled Pipe Welder to join our team. You will be responsible for welding pipes and fittings together using a variety of techniques. We're looking for someone who has experience with both small and large projects, and who is able to work quickly and efficiently. If you have the skills and experience we're looking for, we'd love to have you on our team.

Pipe Welder Duties:

  • Ability to weld in accordance with health and safety standards, as well as company standards (Pipettes)
  • Ability to correctly install pipe fittings
  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Experience reading blueprints
  • Ability to preform pipe welding and fitting
  • Ability to use pipe hangers

Pipe Welder Responsibilities:

  • Install, repair, and maintain pipes using hand tools, power tools, and hydraulic equipment
  • Set up, adjust, and operate welding equipment including flux-cored arc and oxyacetylene welding machines, pipe threading machines, and cutting torches
  • Seal joints with welding fillers
  • Inspect completed welds for internal and external cracks, defects, and imperfections
  • Use portable measuring devices, such as calipers, micrometers, and dial indicators
  • Provide technical assistance to construction teams and inspectors
  • Perform minor maintenance and repairs to repair broken hydraulic equipment
  • Perform related duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Minimum of one year experience in a welding or fabrication shop is necessary
  • Strongly prefer candidates with welding certification*
  • Knowledge of pipe welding fabrication shop procedures and processes
  • Ability to properly use pipe bender, pipe cutter and pipe swagger

[Company Name] is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that a diverse and inclusive team is key to success. We encourage applications from all walks of life, including people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.