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    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM
    Position Description/PD#: Pipefitter/70138-A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized

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    The Pipefitter position is in the Maintenance Section of the Engineering Maintenance and Operations Section of the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) and receives little or no detailed instructions in the performance of assigned tasks. He/She plans and lays out the work to be performed on a particular task such as the ordering of material to install or replace various types of piping systems. The tasks assigned are more complex in nature and require a broad knowledge of equipment and systems; a broad practical knowledge of the pipefitting and plumbing trades; and an extensive knowledge of steam fitting. The Pipefitter is responsible for installation, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of complex piping systems. The incumbent is required to have knowledge of how various high-pressure piping systems and equipment, such as steam heating, steam generation, and vacuum systems, radiators, and circulating pumps, are installed and operate. The Pipefitter must have the ability to plan and lay out the installation, modification, and repair of various new and existing piping systems and equipment. The incumbent must have the ability to interpret and apply building plans and blueprints, and to use shop mathematics to lay out angles, arcs, and circles. The Pipefitter must also have skill in the use of tools and equipment.

    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    4204 Pipefitting

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