Pipe Fitter

Position Title: Pipe Fitter

Location: Baytown, TX


This position is responsible for maintenance, repairs and production on all vessels and tanks.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, to perform essential job functions.


  • Must be experienced to perform tasks with oxygen acetylene torch.
  • Must be skilled to use plasma torch.
  • Must be able to weld MIG and/or TIG Carbon, Stainless Steel and/or Aluminum, some fit work and Assembling per ASME code e.g. 6G pipe test.
  • Electrical and Hydraulics a plus.
  • Must be skilled to operate tools listed below:
    • Grinder, Sander, Drill, Band saw, Chop saw.
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings and schematics.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean area.
  • Must respect property and tools of TWA.
  • Measure and mark pipes for cutting, threading and welding.
  • Cut, thread, and hammer pipe to specifications, using tools such as saws, cutting torches, and pipe threaders and benders.
  • Assemble and secure pipes, tubes, fitting, and related equipment, according to specifications by welding and threading.
  • Need to meet current cycle time on completely fitting pipe and braces per current flow schematic.


  • High School/GED equivalent required. No certifications required.
  • Minimum years of experience 2 years in a manufacturing setting. Education level or comparable equivalent in experience.
  • Knowledge of material types.


  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Must supply own personal tools.
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and speak basic English.
  • Workmanship must be maintained at an 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.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by supervision.
  • May be required to transfer to a different department based on business needs.
  • Required to have pipe fitting skills and know all current fitting practices used on piping of vessel.


  • Effective communication.
  • Strong math skills.
  • Technology and adaptability.
  • Team working skills.


  • Employee is continually required to talk and hear.
  • Stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift up 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. Employee must adapt to schedule changes as required due to business needs. Over time is a condition of employment. This position may require weekends, nights, holidays, and on-call.


No travel is expected for this position.


Eligibility to work in the U.S. with the appropriate work authorization documentation.


Taylor-Wharton America is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to the dynamic nature of the business.