AECOM Pipefitter in McLean, Virginia

Business Line Government

Position Title Pipefitter

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

The Pipefitter is responsible for the layout, assembly, installation and maintenance of piping systems.

  • Layout, fabricate, assemble, install, and maintain piping and piping systems, fixtures, and equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, domestic water, sewer, industrial processing systems - on basis of knowledge of system operating and study of building plans or working drawings.

  • Select type and size of pipe and related materials according to job specifications.

  • Inspect work sites to determine presence of obstructions.

  • Plan sequence of installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other maintenance workers.

  • Thread pipe using threading machine.

  • Bend pipe by hand or with pipe-bending machine.

  • Assemble and install variety of metal and non metal pipe and pipe fitting; including those made of brass, copper, lead, glass, and plastic.

  • Join piping by means of threaded, caulked, wiped, soldered, brazed, fused or cemented joints.

  • Use hand tools to secure pipe to structure with clamps, brackets and hangers.

  • Test system for leaks by proper methods in pipes and observing gauges attached to pipes for indication of leaks.

  • Perform other job related duties, as assigned.

  • Direct repair personnel, as assigned.

  • Must possess the ability to read and understand blueprints and sketches.

  • Knowledge and experience of tools, equipment, and machinery related to the pipefitting trade.

  • Work from preventive maintenance schedules and assist with development of such schedules.

  • Assist outside contractors, as required, with knowledge of facilities, operations, and utilities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Journeyman steam fitter or plumbers license required.

  • Must obtain within one year and maintain back flow prevention testing and maintenance certification.

  • Ability to comprehend written and oral instructions.

  • A willingness to work rotational shift if necessary, including days, evenings, and nights as well as overtime, weekends, and holidays, as required.

  • Eight years experience in the plumbing/pipefitting trade required.

  • High school, technical school, apprenticeship, trade school graduate or equivalent required.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, and able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master Plumbing License.

  • Ability to write correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180855BR

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