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Thank you for your interest in Mechanical Systems Incorporated.
We are always looking for highly skilled and motivated people to join our team.

Current Openings:


Brief Description
The Pipe Welder is responsible for performing a full range of journeyman-level structural & pipe welding procedures. Including pre-heat temperatures, electrode selection, welding processes, and quality control specifications in accordance with the specific metallurgical properties of the material involved. This position performs basic rigging procedures as well as advanced fabrication, lay-out, & field verification techniques.

Detailed Description
Review Isometric & P&ID drawings, and job specifications to determine work requirements.
• Prepare material for welding, cutting or fabrication.
• Fabricate and modify piping systems and process equipment, and draft or redline drawings as needed.
• Field verification of piping & structural systems.
• Weld in compliance with applicable codes and standards.
• Maintain records of work orders and materials used.

Have knowledge of hand & power tools, as well as hydraulic, air & electric shop equipment.

Mentor and co-ordinate the work of co-workers.
• Comply with Company and customer policies and procedures.
• Support AES zero-incident safety culture and assume personal accountability and responsibility for safe work practices in all projects, activities, and operations.
• Use of Respiratory equipment. Local and portable exhaust ventilation systems (LEV), as well as Power Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR), along with half mask and full face respirators.

Minimum Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED with a minimum of four years related training and experience required. Proficiency in down-hand and up-hand welding is required. Experience in the oil and gas industry and in the arctic environment preferred. Valid driver’s license required.

Certification in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW), or Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) in accordance with American Welding Society D1.1 required. North Slope Training Cooperative (NSTC) safety training certification may be required.

Must hold valid driver license

Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance, PTO, 401K plan


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lays out, fabricates, assembles, installs carbon and stainless steel piping and other industrial processing systems, including high pressure piping, according to working drawings.
  • Cuts and bevels pipe utilizing a cutting torch, plasma arc or cutting machines. Must be proficient in making rolling offsets, fish mouths and the proper measurement of pipe to be fabricated.
  • Measures, fabricates, and fits up buttweld, socket weld, “V” grove pipe, valves, hangers and threaded piping systems
  • Operates rigid power threading equipment.
  • Ability to use rigging to get pipe in places.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Vocational/Technical Degree required
  • NCCER certification required
  • State licensing may be required depending on state
  • Class A & Class D Driver’s License
  • Minimum of three years’ experience fitting a variety of pipe in an industrial environment
  • Proficient in the use of cutting torches, plasma arc, cutting machines and rigid power threading equipment
  • Ability to read isometric drawings of piping systems and draw ISO’s of field run piping and fabricate from these drawings
  • Prior rigging experience is a plus
  • Physical ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 lbs, climb ladders, bend, stoop, work in awkward positions for several hours at a time, and crawl in tight spaces that may be hot, wet, or work outside during inclement weather
  • Travel required
  • Must have appropriate tools of the trade

Benefits: Health and Dental Insurance, PTO, 401K plan

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