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Commercial/Industrial HVAC Pipefitter/Installer

Wilmington, NC


Job Summary:

PowerSecure is seeking individuals that are experienced with HVAC pipe fitment and Installation of equipment. Our company provides a safety centric culture, opportunities for upward growth, and competitive compensation packages. The ideal applicant would also have experience with sheetmetal duct installation, but this is not required.

Minimum Qualifications: (Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills):

  • High School, GED Equivalency, and/or Trade School; (Relevant work experience and/or certifications will be considered in lieu of).

  • Valid Driver’s license.

  • Minimum of 5 years conducting industrial or commercial HVAC pipefitting, retrofit and/or new construction.

  • Experience with sweat, screw, grooved and press-fit connecting processes preferred.

  • Experience with various types of pipe and fitment techniques, to include 8” and larger Blackpipe, Aquatherm (Polypropylene); using VIC, welding, or other techniques/materials.

  • Hands-on experience with demolition and installation of various types of commercial HVAC equipment.

  • Position requires a willingness to travel to locations where the employee can be assigned to work projects that require onsite presence for durations lasting from weeks to months.

  • Must be able to pass a government background check and drug test.

  • Apprenticeship program a plus, but not required.

  • Experience with Sheet metal duct installation a plus.

  • OSHA 10 training (not required, but a plus).

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with HVAC Installation Foreman to ensure material and equipment needs are identified and scheduled prior to start of actual work.

  • Read and interpret construction drawings, project specifications, and equipment submittals.

  • Utilize construction blueprints and plans to build customer specification pipe systems, supports, and related equipment.

  • Lay-out, fabricate, install, repair, troubleshoot, and maintain piping systems, pipe supports, fixtures, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. These systems may vary in shape, size, and pressure.

  • Must be able to work well with others and be able to take direction and delegate responsibilities.

  • Train Pipe Fitter Apprentices in work-related areas to enhance installation knowledge, productivity, and safety.

  • Strong organizational and planning skills; Able to effectively allocate and develop resources.

  • Reliable, self-motivated, and professional.

  • Maintain safe work environment by establishing and enforcing safety policies and procedures; ensure compliance with federal, state, and local jurisdictions.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds frequently.

Must be physically capable of stooping, crawling, climbing, kneeling, crouching, handling, reaching, depth perception, field of vision, balancing, hearing, and talking.

Worker can be subjected to possible bodily injury from pipe fitting equipment, tools, materials, etc. Work environment may include exposure to weather, extreme heat or cold, noise intensity level, atmospheric conditions, exposure to electrical shock, exposure to radiation, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, wet and/or humid, vibration, proximity to moving mechanical parts, working in high exposed places, and working with explosives.

About Us:

PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers.

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We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401 (k) plan

  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO- personal and sick days)

  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

PowerSecure is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. This position is not open to third party recruiters.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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