DBD Staffing - Direct Placement - Altoona, PA (30+ days ago)


Project Locations: Altoona/State College Area

Our Client, a local Commercial Construction Company, is seeking experienced Pipefitters to join their team.

Typical Duties

  • Layout, fabrication, assembly and installation piping.
  • Performs mathematical calculations pertaining to the manipulation of angles such as rolling offsets, cutback of fittings, and takeout between welds and other fits.
  • Basic understanding of rigging to safely move piping in and around project area.
  • Preps material for welding by utilizing application appropriate cutting implements.
  • Pipefitters must be able to follow blue prints and isometric drawings to construct and install related piping and operation systems.
  • Inspects work sites to determine presence of obstructions and to ascertain that holes will not cause structural weakness.
  • Plan sequence of installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other construction workers.
  • Cuts pipe, using hacksaw, pipe cutters, hammer and chisel, cutting torch, and pipe cutting machine.
  • Assembles and installs variety of metal and nonmetal pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Joins piping by means of threaded, caulked, wiped, soldered, brazed, fused or cemented joints.
  • Tests piping system for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes for indication leaks.


  • 3+ years of pipefitting experience on construction sites.
  • Must be able to climb in and out of ditches and perform laboring duties.
  • Communicate clearly verbally, in handwriting, and electronically.
  • Demonstrates strong knowledge of industrial/commercial mechanical construction manner of working and exceptional job site skills.
  • OSHA 10 Certification is preferred.

Overview of Schedule and Compensation:

  • Hourly wage based on experience.
  • Must be able to work a 40 hour a week schedule.
  • Must be able to work overtime when required.
  • Benefits are available upon 90 days of service.

Job Type: Full-time


  • pipefitting: 3 years (Required)


  • Altoona, PA (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)