Pipe Welder Job Description

Pipe Welder Job Description

April 7th, 2020

Pipe welders join and repair pipes, tubular components, and assemblies to specified standards. Pipe welders typically work on-site, often in cramped conditions and harsh climates.

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Pipe Welder Job Description Template

We are looking for a Pipe Welder to assemble and maintain piping systems with high precision. The Pipe Welder's responsibilities include inspecting materials, maintaining tools, performing pre-welding preparations, welding components according to specifications and diligently following safety regulations. You should also be prepared to work in cramped places and harsh weather conditions.

To be successful as a Pipe Welder you should be able to study schematics and devise welding plans. A top Pipe Welder should work with great attention to detail and must be able to deliver a consistent and smooth weld.

Pipe Welder Responsibilities:

  • Reading and interpreting blueprints and schematics.
  • Determining the required tools, materials and welding methods.
  • Assembling, installing and repairing pipe components and systems according to specifications.
  • Inspecting materials, equipment, and tools.
  • Maintaining supplies, equipment, and tools.
  • Preparing working materials by clamping, cutting or applying chemical solutions to piping.
  • Examining completed welds to ensure they are free of defects, smooth, and functional.
  • Observing safety regulations.

Pipe Welder Requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Trade school diploma or completed apprenticeship.
  • AWS certification.
  • Experience as a Pipe Welder.
  • Working knowledge of AWS, API, ANSI, and ASME codes and standards.
  • Knowledge and experience with welding equipment and processes.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent technical skills and the ability to interpret schematics.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Physical dexterity.

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