Position Description

Journeyman Pipefitter
Location Whitecourt, AB
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Phoenix Industrial is looking for Journeyman Pipefitters for their upcoming projects.

Responsibilities:

· Tests boilers, tanks, fittings, pipes, and similar objects to detect and locate leaks, using compressed air or water pressure

· Install, operate, observe and read pressure and temperature gauges and charts

· Read and understand Isometric drawings and P&IDs and have the ability to identify issues with ISO and package structure

· Document temperature and pressure readings; report irregular reading to management

· Installs fittings on object to seal outlets and connects object to high-pressure air or water line, using hand tools

· Activates air compressor or water pump until gauge registers specified internal pressure

· Observes gauge for loss of pressure indicative of leaks, and examines object for escaping air or water to detect leaks

· Marks object at source of leaks for subsequent repair

· May apply soap solution to surface of object or immerse object to facilitate location of air leaks

· May test object under high pressure to ensure compliance with product safety ratings

· May be designated according to type of test used as Hydrostatic Tester; Pneumatic Tester

· Provide guidance, direction and supervision to apprentices

· Contribute to tool box meetings

· Walks down the entire system being tested to verify no openings or possibilities of leak/release

· Is familiar with pump operation and mechanics and is able to troubleshoot issues to resolution

· Understands the risks associated with over pressuring systems and uses pressure safety devices in all circumstances

· Cares for precision measurement and safety equipment and tools to ensure safe precise operation

· Adheres to Phoenix Industrial and Client policies and procedures

· Conduct regular worksite inspections to monitor workmanship and safety compliance

· Managing and performing general house keeping and daily clean-up of work area

· Lead by example by demonstrating the importance of fostering a safety culture

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