Instrument Fitter

Job Details

Level: Experienced

Job Location: Taylor Wharton – Baytown, TX

Position Type: Full Time

Job Shift: Swing


Responsible for laying out, assembling, installing, or maintaining pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment.


  • Identify and proper use of instrumentation materials
  • Knowledge of instrumentation tools and equipment
  • Understand principles of measurement as applied to instrumentation
  • Read drawing and P&IDS
  • Layout and install various size tubing
  • Install air pipe
  • Fabricate and install support, braces, and hangers for tube tray
  • Layout and install instrument stands and support
  • Mount and install instrument devices such as pump, switches, transmitters, regulators, level controllers, safety valves, gauges, etc.


  • High School/GED equivalent required.
  • Minimum years of experience 1 year in a manufacturing setting.
  • Knowledge of material types.


  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Must have the ability to read, write and speak basic English.
  • Workmanship must be maintained to adequate quality control level to meet customer requirements.
  • Work well with others on the team as it relates to collaboration efforts.
  • Maintain and follow all company rules as stated in the Code of Conduct.
  • Need to perform additional duties as directed by supervision.
  • May be transferred to a different department based on business needs.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Attention to detail 
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Math and analytical skills
  • Technology adaptability


  • Stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift to 50 lbs.
  • Must have full mobility in bending and squatting.
  • Must be able to stand or walk on feet for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to climb a ladder or harness system up to 4 feet high.


  • Manufacturing floor, confined space, and exposure to dust and fumes related to the industry well within safety standards. Exposed to changing and inclement weather conditions.


  • Report safety hazards.
  • Immediately report incidents involving illness, injury or property damage.
  • Wear appropriate PPE as instructed.
  • Comply with all safety policies, procedures and rules.
  • Refuse any unsafe tasks or operation.
  • Participation in safety meetings and training.
  • Keep constant awareness of their personal safety and that of coworkers.
  • Awareness of occupational hazards.
  • Hazardous material knowledge.
  • Comfortable in confined space 15 inch inside diameter to size of tank entry.
  • Participation in safety meetings and training.
  • Be aware of personal safety as well as that of team members to promote a safe work environment.


This is a full-time position. Basic work schedule is Monday through Friday. Hours are based of production needs. Employee must adapt to schedule changes as required due to business needs. This position could require weekends, nightshift, rotating schedules, holidays, mandatory overtime, and on-call.