Randstad CPE
£18 - £19/hour
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced pipefitter looking to work for a leading mechanical maintenance Contractor based in Plymouth? Enjoy working on large industrial machinery? The right person will become a crucial player in the Mechanical Maintenance, Electrical and Site Services team, acting to support company operations

Location: Plymouth


* Lays out, assembles, installs, and maintains pipe systems, pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems, applying knowledge of system operation, and following blueprints: Selects type and size of pipe, and related materials and equipment, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications.
* Inspects work site to determine presence of obstructions and to ascertain that holes cut for pipe will not cause structural weakness.
* Plans installation or repair to avoid obstructions and to avoid interfering with activities of other workers.
* Cuts pipe, using saws, pipe cutter, hammer and chisel, cutting torch, and pipe cutting machine.
* Threads pipe, using pipe threading machine.
* Bends pipe, using pipe bending tools and pipe bending machine.
* Assembles and installs variety of metal and nonmetal pipes, tubes, and fittings, including iron, steel, copper, and plastic.
* Connects pipes, using threaded, caulked, soldered, brazed, fused, or cemented joints, and handtools.
* Secures pipes to structure with brackets, clamps, and hangers, using handtools and power tools.
* Installs and maintains hydraulic and pneumatic components of machines and equipment, such as pumps and cylinders, using handtools.
* Installs and maintains refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, including compressors, pumps, meters, pneumatic and hydraulic controls, and piping, using handtools and power tools, and following specifications and blueprints.
* Increases pressure in pipe system and observes connected pressure gauge to test system for leaks.


* Competitive rates
* 1 Week initial with the potential of more
* Good team of people
* Possible future jobs
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About Yourself:

* Enjoy technical work
* Physically fit
* Good hand-eye coordination
* Able to work as part of a team
* Able to work independently
* Practical ability
* Attention to detail
* Normal hearing
* No skin allergies


* Proven Track Record

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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