Pressure Vessel Fitters

Location: Covington, LA
Date Posted: 11-13-2015
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Pressure Vessel Fitter Seeking pressure vessel fitters to perform the layout, fit, and assembly of pressure vessels and skid-mounted systems.

The pressure vessel fitter will read and interpret the fabrication specifications, drawings, and use materials such as steel cylinders, pipe, nozzles, angle iron, Ibeam, and plate to assemble pressure vessels.


The majority of these duties will be performed in the shop and the yard in various weather conditions. Responsibilities: 


Knowledge of and used to working within ASME Code for Vessels, Piping, and Structural Steel Components. 

Read and interpret fabrication drawings, specifications and blue prints 

Be able to determine Work Points, Internal and External Details, Measurement, and Takeoffs.  

Cut, thread, or hammer materials to specifications, using tools such as cutting torches  

Shape or bend materials to meet required specifications 

Verify that all materials are correctly sized and positioned to the drawings and specifications 

Ability to read a measuring tape 

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using units of weight, measurements, volume and distance 

Knowledge of all equipment and tools, such as a torch or a bevel machine, to perform the duties required of a pressure vessel fitter 




Participates in JSA’s and all other Safety, Health, and Environmental Processes 


Other Duties as Assigned 

Ability to Tack Weld Requirements: 

2 years minimum experience in pressure vessel fitting 

Experience in quality shops a must 

Combination fitter-welder a plus 

Candidates will be required to perform a fitter test if selected to interview 

If a candidate is selected for the job, they are required to pass a pre-employment drug screening as a condition of employment. 
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