Pipefitter, Maintenance (Union Referral ONLY)
Bering Straits Native Corporation

Fairbanks, Alaska

Posted in Real Estate and Property

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Bering Straits Technical Services, a subsidiary of Bering Straits Native Corporation is currently seeking a qualified Pipefitter for Contract #W912D0-18-008, Ft. Wainwright, AK. The Pipefitters are responsible for fitting pipe consisting of various materials such as steel, cooper, copper-nickel, ABS, and stainless along with the appropriate valves and fittings utilizing various tools and equipment in accordance with drawings, arrangements and blueprints. Pipefitters install, inspect, maintain and repair the systems that deliver water needed to produce products or energy in plants, and heat or cool building systems. Pipe fitters also install and maintain gauges, valves, and switches that operate these systems.


The Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Install or repairs water, steam, fuel, gas or other types of pipe and pipefittings.
  • Lay out work and measure to locate position of pipe from drawings or other written specifications.
  • Cut various sizes of pipe to correct lengths with chisel and hammer, oxyacetylene torch or pipe-cutting machines.
  • Thread pipe with stocks and dies or threading machines.
  • Bend pipe by hand-driven or power-driven machines.
  • Capable of repairing/replacing pumps, valves, lift station components.
  • Assemble pipe with couplings and fasten pipe to hangers.
  • Maintain Med-gas systems (current certification)
  • Make standard shop computations relating to pressures, flow and size of pipe required and making standard tests to determine whether finished pipes meet specifications.
  • Ensures work orders when complete are properly filled out and returned to work management.
  • Supports the project Safety Plan through personal involvement in all aspects of safety, including training and attention to the adherence to safety requirements pertaining to particular trades or skills.
  • This position has been designated as Mission Critical. Mission Critical personnel are defined as those required to meet the Installation's safety (including inclement weather for snow and ice control operations and security needs during lockdown conditions.
  • This position may be part of an emergency management/response team as required by the company to meet contract requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required (Minimum Necessary) Qualifications (applies to both this section and KSAO's)
  • Journeyman level with current Backflow prevention certification
  • 3 year's experience of air-conditioning and refrigeration (Universal certification: 608 Card)
  • High school diploma or equivalent with applicable trade school or 5 year's experience
  • Must have a valid, non-limited minimum Class D (or non-commercial state equivalent) State Driver's License
  • Experience acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience
  • Facilities maintenance experience and knowledge of required work ranging in a variety of maintenance and repairs
  • Experience repairing/replacing typical plumbing fixtures and drain clearance techniques
  • Successful completion of STAR Plumbing Mastery (or equivalent) and Code Exams
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
  • Knowledge of the ANSI, ASME, an PFI codes and standards
  • Knowledge of the functional operation and purpose OD the various piping system components such as valves, fittings and expansion joints
  • Knowledge of the various sizes and grades of standard materials employed in an industrial plant such as bolts, gaskets, fittings and valves
  • Ability to read, interpret and determine dimensional information for drawings and specifications such as isometrics, orthographic, P&ID's, Equipment arrangements, etc.
  • Ability to measure accurately, layout work, cut, straighten, bevel, thread and fit pipe

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The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employee must maintain a constant state of mental alertness at all times. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

  • This position is not subject to federal requirements regarding Department of Transportation "safety-sensitive" functions.

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Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

  • No supervisory responsibilities.

As a condition of employment, may be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results to obtain access to military base. Must have reliable transportation to/from work a necessity and must be able to obtain access to military installations.

Shareholder Preference. BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training, and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job.

Bering Straits Native Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace.

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