Pipefitter Helper (La Porte, TX) Austin Industrial

Austin Industries, Inc.

La Porte, TX

Pipefitter Helper

This person will assist pipefitters and pipe fabricators to lay out, assemble, install, and maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems. Other duties may be assigned.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cut, thread, and hammer pipe to specifications, using tools such as saws, cutting torches, and pipe threaders and benders.
  • Cuts or drills holes in walls to permit passage of pipes, using pneumatic drill.
  • Selects specific type and size of pipe.
  • Mounts pipe hangers and brackets to hold pipe. 
  • Assists Pipefitter to install valves, couplings, and other fittings. 
  • May disassemble and remove damage or worn pipe. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required for this Position:

Education – no minimum education requirements.

Experience – 6+ months experience in an Industrial setting preferred.

Austin ("The Company") is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age (40 and over), disability, military status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.