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KOCH CHEM TECH (Membrane/John Zink/Koch-Glitsch/KHT/KSPS/OPD/Knight)
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Optimized Process Designs, LLC (OPD) is a name in the natural gas industry that has become synonymous with quality design and construction, competitive pricing, and on time delivery of processing, treating, and compression facilities.

Incorporated in 1980, OPD is still managed by its original founders whose reputation for honesty, integrity and technical excellence is unmatched in the industry. Although generally thought of as a smaller E & C firm, OPD has successfully completed several projects in excess of $500MM on a turnkey basis. In 1997, OPD became a Koch Chemical Technology Group company, which further enhanced OPD's reputation and increased its financial strength.

OPD has a key advantage in being able to supply construction services, as well as engineering/procurement. This enables clients to have a ''one stop shop'' for the overall project, providing increased efficiency and avoiding potential interface problems. OPD's industry experience, flexibility, and personal attention have made us a preferred vendor with our clients. Our tight knit, highly productive, team atmosphere makes OPD a great place to work. This environment has allowed us to attract and maintain exceptional employees and build long lasting client relationships, which will help to ensure our long term business success.

The jobsite located in Mt Belvieu, TX has an opening for a Pipefitter Helper. 
 
Some core responsibilities for a pipefitter helper include:
 
  • Assisting pipefitter with setting, assembling, and installing pipe.
  • Possess knowledge of pipe fittings, bolts, valves, etc, as required.
  • Prepare pipe and fittings for hoisting and rigging
  • Being familiar with different types of metals
  • Locate and mark bending and cutting lines of the metal.
  • Clean work area and restock supplies and materials as necessary
  • Operate tools and equipment including: beveling machines, cut-off grinders, hammers, torches, magnetic drills, welding machines, and a Saw-Zall.
  • Ability to work safely and accurately.
 
We expect all field employees to:
 
  • Actively participate in a strong safety culture
  • Recognize safety hazards and risks
  • Participate in onsite safety meetings
  • Follow OPD and client safety policies and procedures
  • Be aware of changing conditions on an active jobsite
  • Be on time to the jobsite each day ready for work
  • Display a positive attitude and be able to work in a team environment
 
Some physical demands of being a pipefitter include:
 
  • Capable of working in outdoor weather and environmental conditions including extreme heat and humidity, extreme cold, and high elevations.
  • Lifting and carrying awkward objects up to 60 lbs
  • Standing for extended periods of time up to 11 hours per day.  Breaks are given in 2.5 hour intervals
  • Moving the entire body.  Considerable use of arms, legs, climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, crawling, twisting, reaching, and bending on a regular basis. 
  • Must be able to work on elevated platforms and maintain balance when stepping on narrow platforms such as beams and pipes.  Must be able to perform these activities while wearing an approved full-body harness and lanyard.
  • Use hands to handle, control, and feel objects and/or tools.
 
Basic Requirements: 
  • 6 months previous experience working in an industrial environment
  • Must be able to read, write & communicate in English
  • Travel is a must with extended periods away from home in remote areas at times.
  • Must be willing and able to work shifts up to 12 hours per day and 7 days per week.
  • Must be able and willing to attend mandatory safety meetings
  • Must be able to meet all physical requirements

 

Preferred Requirements:
  • 6+ months working as a pipefitter helper
  • Previous experience reading ISO’s and drawings
  • Past exposure to different metals and knowledge of pipe fittings, bolts, valves, etc.
  • Experience in a gas plant construction environment


Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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