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Idaho Falls, Idaho
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree


Job Information Job Title: FitterGrade: Union
Org: Fitter/Welder Craft Foremen
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (ATR Site - 4x10s Work Schedule)
Mission/Vision Statement Empowering the Nation's Energy Future Mission: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure. Vision: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure.Responsibilities
The Advanced Test Reactor Complex (ATR) is seeking candidates for Fitter. General responsibilities include:
The responsibilities of this classification include performing journeyman maintenance/installation of piping, plumbing and tubing systems, and components. All tasks that may be performed by this classification are not contained in this standard. Specific Duty Areas:1.Troubleshoot piping and tubing systems and components2.Repair/maintain piping and tubing systesm and components3.Install piping and tubing systems and components4.Perform preventative/predictive maintenance on piping and tubing systems and components.
High School Diploma (or equivalent) and 5 years related experience OR recognized trade apprenticeship and 2 years related experience OR 2 years Vocational Training and 3 years related experience.
Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain DOE "L" security clearance
Essential Knowledge Areas:Basic piping, plumbing, and tubing design and theory; standard trade techniques and requirements; craft-specific tools and materials; appropriate tools and materials; work control requirements; general safety and personal protective equipment requirements; compliance with Industrial Safety Requirements; hazardous material, supplies, and disposal of waste streams; ASME pressure vessel, relief valve, and instrument inspections.
Essential Skill Areas:Skill in reading and interpreting drawings, schematics, and other technical documents; Locate and requisition spare parts from the warehouse; Skill in using the tools and equipment associated with the trade; Skill in troubleshooting methodsand techniques; Repair pluming,piping, tubing, and valve leaks and obsturction joints, and flanges for welding -Weld plastic and steel piping and fittings - Hydro test piping and tubing systems; Install Swedge Lock tub fittings - Make gaskets - Torque companion flanges - Sterilize piping -Repack valves; Connect/disconnect pumps -Bend piping and tubing; Skill in installing piping, plumbing, and tubing systems and components; Skill in reading and interpreting testing and measurement equipment; Skill in modification, design, repair, and maintenance of plumping,piping, and tubing related systems and components; Roto/Flow meters-Rupture discs-Hangers/snubbers-Sight glasses; Orifice flanges-Acid lines-Swamp coolers-Sample stations; Valves-Vacuum breakers-Lab fixtures-Sinks/toilets; Drinking fountains-Strainers/drains-"P" traps-Water softeners; Lab hoods-Water stills-Fire hydrants-Air dryers; Heat exchangers-Lawn sprinklers-Safety showers/eye was; Fire system flappers; Hot water heaters-Bcak flow prevention devices-Valve box reach rod; Urinals; Skills associated with pressurized system leak checking and hyrostatic testing. Selective Service Requirements

To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see

Employee Job Functions Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.
Motor Abilities: bending/stooping, twisting, applying torque (arms), pushing/pulling, overhead work, grasping/gripping, lifting ability-50 lbs maxSpecial Senses: visually demanding workWork Conditions: high noises (>85 dB), stairs, heat stress, cold stress, machine/electrical hazards, power tools, vibrating equipmentCertification Exams: testing designated position
Please Apply Before:
December 17, 2018 (Midnight, MST) Environmental, Safety and Health Statement Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.Other Information When applying to positions please provide a resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.INL Overview INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.
The Idaho Falls Area Idaho Falls is conveniently situated near many national treasures such as Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson, WY, etc. For more information about the area, please visit and Employment Opportunity Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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