Fabrication & Install Mechanic ( Pipe Welders / Pipe Fitters )

Requisition Number:  5968
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Hopkins, SC, US, 29061

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Fabrication and Installation Mechanic - Columbia, SC 


Your day to day: 

  • Fabricate and install pipe, duct, and structural components in an operating industrial manufacturing facility.  Move, rig, assemble and install all types and sizes of machinery and equipment.
  • Fit, cut, bend, grind, thread and torch metal and other materials in accordance with engineered drawings and specifications.
  • Assemble pipe, duct, pipe supports, machinery and structural members in fabrication shop and plant locations.
  • Transport, rig and hoist materials and equipment. Operate heavy industrial trucks, hoists and cranes.
  • Read and interpret drawings and specifications.


Who You Are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

  • High school graduate or equivalent based on demonstrated performance
  • Years of Experience (if applicable):  5 years related experience in industrial or commercial construction or fabrication. 
  • Must be able to demonstrate basic mechanical skills in pipefitting and fabrication and read and interpret construction drawings.  
  • Capable of respirator qualification.

Preferred Skills: 

  • Qualified welder
  • Skilled in ability to measure field dimensions and prepare accurate shop fabrication sketches and isometrics.
  • Skilled in ability to accurately measure, cut and fit large and small bore pipe
  • Skilled in ability to accurately measure, cut, fit and assemble tubing
  • Skilled in ability to accurately measure, cut, fit and assemble structural components and supports
  • Skilled in concrete forms and rebar fabrication, concrete finishing
  • Masonry skills in brick and block
  • Skilled in sheet metal fabrication
  • Experience in structural steel erection
  • Skilled in complex rigging
  • Skilled in equipment alignment
  • Experience in materials identification, retrieval and handling


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program


While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.


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Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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