Website Universal Plant Services
Headquartered in the Houston metropolitan area, Universal Plant Services has 14 full-service facilities spanning the U.S. Gulf Coast, West, and Midwest, making it one of the largest specialty service companies in North America. With our demonstrated commitment and capability to address client needs and requirements wherever their operations occur, UPS offers a world of equipment service capabilities.
For over 30 years, Universal Plant Services (UPS) has been a comprehensive service provider for the energy industry, providing project management, installation, maintenance and repair services for rotating and fixed equipment for daily maintenance requirements, turnarounds, and capital projects.
UPS Industrial is in search of experienced Pipefitters who are interested in joining our team. Ideal candidates should be local to the Whiting, Indiana area, be experienced and proficient in their craft, and able to read and understand P&ID’s, Iso’s, or other drawings. These positions will be working Maintenance and Turnarounds as needed. Positions could be long term, generally working 4-10’s and overtime as needed with no Per Diem.
- Must be able to pass drug screen
- Must be able to pass background check
- Must be able to pass a physical and PFT/FIT test
- Must be committed to safety and quality
- Read and understand P&ID’s and isometric drawings to determine the scope of work, locations, quantities, and sizes of materials required.
- Layout, fabricate, and install pipe spools from spool sheets
- Flame cut pipe to length and bevel, clean and prepare pipe for fit-up.
- Performs layout, rigging and transportation of pipe, valves and fittings
- Threads pipe using threading machine
- Bends pipe by hand or with pipe-bending tools and machine
- Plans sequence of installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other workers
- Properly select and use manual, pneumatic, and electric tools according to tasks
- Hoist equipment and tools into location via bull rigging or crane.
- Use proper hand signals with heavy equipment operators
- Loads, transports and unloads material, tools, equipment and supplies.
- Properly test piping systems for leaks by the correct use of hydro-testing equipment.
- Secures pipes to structure with bracket, clamps, and hangers, using hand and power tools.
- Help maintain a safe and clean work environment
Qualifications and Experience
- Minimum of 3 years Pipefitting experience in Industrial or Petrochemical setting
- NCCER certification a plus
- Knowledge of industry standard concepts, practices, and procedures.
- May be required to pass a craft test