Position: General Application - Future Openings
Location: New Lenox Illinois 60451
Start Date: Start ASAP
End Date: Long Term
Job Details:

Starcon is currently looking for qualified Pipefitters to work in the Chicagoland area NO TRAVEL/NO PER DIEM.

Job Description:

Job Description:

The right candidate will have four or more previous years’ experience working in chemical plants and/or refineries in the piping field. You are responsible for the fit up and construction of piping systems. You will cut pipe using power tools, pipe cutter, cutting torch and pipe cutting machine. You will thread pipe using threading machine. You will assemble and install a variety of metal and nonmetal pipe and pipe fittings, including those made of carbon, brass, copper and stainless steel. You will install pipe hangers. You will be required to perform hydro-tests and air tests of piping systems for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes for indication of leaks.

Required Skills:

Torch cutting, operation of equipment such as pipe cutting/beveling machines and basic rigging knowledge

Knowledge of control valves, check valves and relief valves related to removal, handling and proper installation

Ability to install and remove blinds for isolating fixed equipment

Sound knowledge of rigging skills

Knowledge of materials which require the proper pre-heating prior to cutting or welding

Ability to read and understand piping isometric drawings and P&ID’s

Ability to read and understand weld procedures

Ability to perform steam tracing on associated piping systems

Cut and thread pipe using various tools and machines

Ability to layout and install pipe hangers.

Ability to layout and fit pipe from field dimensions or from field sketches, Isometric and P&ID drawings.

Must possess strong math skills.

Post Hire Requirements:

Always be in compliance with all of Starcon and clients’ safety and quality control procedures.

Work in a team effort with all team members in order to reach a common goal.

Be willing to assist other crafts when directed such as boilermakers, welders, riggers, etc.

Starcon Rigging qualifications

Work Environment

The work environment may require you to work in SCBA, special protective PPE specific to the unit and working at heights. Extended work hours may be required. Exposure to outdoor weather conditions. Must be physically able to carry up to 50 lbs. of tools and/or material.