Combo Pipe Welder/Fitter

  • Atlantic Constructors, Inc.
  • Suffolk, VA, USA
  • Sep 26, 2021

Job Description

Atlantic Constructors, Inc.

Suffolk, VA 23434

$1,000 sign-on bonus for qualified individuals

Atlantic Constructors is seeking dynamic, motivated, career minded individuals to join our expanding team! Atlantic Constructors has been recognized as an industry leader in the Mid-Atlantic Region for over 50 years.


Atlantic Constructors is dedicated to providing its employees and their eligible family members with a wide range of benefits. From competitive benefits to on-site wellness programs, we provide resources to support you and your family's health, well-being and happiness. We have created a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
  • Medical Insurance Plans
  • Dental Insurance Plan
  • Vision Insurance Plan
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan with Generous Company Matching
  • Health Savings Plan

Atlantic Constructors offers competitive benefits, for more information check out our comprehensive list on our website.


Lay out, fabricate, assemble, weld and install various piping systems as well as perform various industrial/mechanical work within industrial systems.

Essential Functions:
  • Knows the properties of various rods and fluxes used in welding metals
  • Read and interpret sketches, blue prints, and isometric plans/drawings
  • Plans sequence of installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other construction workers; plan work and select proper tools
  • Cuts pipe, using port-a-band saw, reciprocating saw, pipe cutters, power saw, cutting torch, and pipe cutting machine
  • Clean, bevel, prepare and install pipe with various fittings and weld joints
  • Perform layout, rigging and transportation of pipe, valves and fittings
  • Plans sequence on installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other workers
  • Assembles and installs a variety of metal or nonmetal pipe and pipe fittings, including carbon and stainless steel, utilizing threaded caulked, soldering, brazen, fused, or cemented joints, and hand tools
  • Test piping systems using pneumatic or hydrostatic test methods
  • Installation of pipe and related materials and equipment, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to job specifications.
  • Secures pipe to structure with clamps, brackets and hangers, using hand tools
  • Test piping systems for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes for indication of leaks
  • Threads pipe using threading machine
  • Determines required equipment and welding method, applying knowledge of metallurgy, geometry, and welding techniques
  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
  • Make decisions based on measurable criteria and apply mathematics to solve problems
  • Work at heights without fear
  • Loads, transports and unloads material, tools, equipment and supplies
  • May assist in lifting, positioning and securing of material and work pieces during installation
  • Performs minor maintenance of cleaning activities of tools and equipment
  • Respiratory protection is common and may be required
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all company, safety and project policies

Supervisory Responsibility: No

  • 3-5 years' TIG, STICK pipe welding experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 years working on pipe/metals with various techniques including electric, gas, arc, or other equipment
  • Must pass ASME pipe welding procedure
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Knowledge of mechanical systems
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull objects weighing up to 50 pounds

Must have satisfactory background check and be able to pass a background check

  • HS diploma or GED or equivalent related work experience
  • NCCER Certification
  • Prior military experience a plus

At this time, Atlantic Constructors, Inc. will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization (work visas) for any position.

Atlantic Constructors, Inc. is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or other related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation/gender identity, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like an accommodation or any assistance in order to apply for a job, please call 1-877-WRK-4ACI for assistance, or fax your requested accommodation to 804-523-8781. Nothing contained herein is to be construed as an offer of employment or a binding contract of employment for a specific period of time. Employment can be terminated by either the employee or the employer at any time, for any reason, with or without notice.


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