Barriere Construction, founded in 1949, is a fourth-generation, family-owned asphalt and concrete paving, highway and heavy civil, and industrial construction company headquartered in New Orleans, LA. Like a road’s base installation, Barriere employees form the foundation of our business. Our entrepreneurial culture thrives on a diverse mix of abilities – allowing us to create innovative solutions while opening doors in new and emerging markets. Our reputation for ethical behavior enables us to attract and retain the best talent and loyal customers south Louisiana has to offer.
We are currently searching for an experienced Pipefitter to join our Industrial team of talented employees!Primary Purpose:
3 years experience with Carbon Steel and Stainless Process Pipe. Lays out, fabricates, assembles, installs, and maintains piping and piping systems, fixtures, and industrial processing systems, on basis of knowledge of system operation and study of building plans or working drawings.
Selects type and size of pipe and related materials according to job specifications. Cuts pipe, using hacksaw, pipe cutters, hammer and chisel, cutting torch, and pipe cutting machine. Assembles and installs variety of metal pipe fittings. Secures pipes to structure with clamps, brackets, and hangers, using hand tools. Tests piping system for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes for indication of leaks.
Workers should be able to: Work within precise standards of accuracy; Rate information using standards which can be measured or checked; Compare and see differences in the size, shape, and form of lines, figures, and objects; Look at flat drawings or pictures and understand how they would look as solid objects; and follow oral and written directions, plans, and blueprints. Physically, workers must be able to: See well (either naturally or with correction); Coordinate the movements eyes, hands and fingers; Use hands, arms, and fingers fully; Climb and maintain balance on ladders and scaffolding; Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl , or work at heights as required and lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally more. TWIC Card Required!
Ability to work outdoors in extreme conditions such as cold, heat, and humidity. The maximum unassisted lift requirement for a Barriere employee is 51 pounds for all physical job descriptions. Must observe all safety protocol.