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OFS, located in Norcross, GA, is a world-class leader in the manufacture of optical fiber.  Working at OFS means having the opportunity to realize ideas, experience innovation, and discover new solutions for the future.

Qualified, safety conscientious Pipefitter will:

  • Candidate must be able to follow work safety policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the installation, maintenance, modifications, repair, upgrades, chemical unloading, operation inspections and tests on all types of manufacturing equipment associated with and to support complex processing of fiber optic process and the operation and support of abatement equipment
  • Involves, but is not limited to varied piping systems including high purity alloy systems, engineered polymer systems, complex glass hardware and associated components
  • Competency in the proper installation of components, cutting, bending, threading, joining, hanging and covering involving alloy and engineered polymer pipes, flame cutting, welding steel items, flaring fittings, installation of valves, repair of glass systems and maintenance systems shall be demonstrated
  • Troubleshooting techniques and testing supporting operational, developmental or experimental designs, including chemical systems, gas delivery, abatement systems, glass and high purity systems, and other associated piping systems shall be performed. This shall include utilization of PLC trending, test equipment such as boroscopes, use of gas and leak detection devices
  • Support the fiber optic processes by overseeing and conducting unloading of key hazardous bulk chemicals and operation of abatement devices such as gas scrubbers and thermal oxidizers
  • Collaborate with engineers in developing and improving design, working on prototype automated equipment having electrical, mechanical and computer controlled systems and perform necessary associated and related duties
  • Required to qualify for OSHA Hazwoper certification
  • Able to perform work in self-contained breathing apparatus and up to Level A chemical suits, certified with air emissions, waste water, and storm drain regulations and PSM regulated chemicals
  • Become a functional member of the area spill team and maintain yearly spill team certification
  • Troubleshoot and maintain chemical cartridge gas detection systems that support both process and life safety systems. Includes support, repair, mechanical maintenance and programming support of chemical cartridge systems
  • Provide support as needed for the Emergency Response Team to interpret gas detection devices, perform entry into support areas including chemical delivery rooms, abatement process areas and other key areas where technical, mechanical or process support in the areas of expertise is required
  • Use PLC/PC equipment to safely operate chemical delivery and air emission control systems, to analyze trends and to perform system checks and verifications on abatement control devices. Familiarity and use of PLC controlled and regulated devices to troubleshoot and effectively repair and support manufacturing processes, waste water, fire protection, and plant service systems is required
  • Must have the ability to climb ladders and work at high elevations
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must be eager to learn
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Must have the ability to work overtime, nights and some weekends
  • Candidate must be able to interact directly with engineering and supervisory personnel
  • Must be proficient in the use of email communication
  • Microsoft Office software (primarily Excel)
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License

Candidate must also have comprehensive knowledge and experience:

  • Completion of an accredited trades training course or equivalent knowledge and skill acquired by means of practical experience
  • Five + years industrial Pipefitter experience is required
  • Must be able and willing to work any shift and/or work schedule

In addition to our dynamic work environment, OFS offers:

  • Competitive salary with incentives
  • Medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability insurance
  • Group Legal Plan available
  • Cash Balance account
  • Wellness incentive plan to help reduce health insurance premiums
  • Matching 401(k) up to 6%
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Generous tuition reimbursement program

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

Employees are expected to serve as role models for safe work practices and behaviors. This includes following established health and safety policies and procedures, maintaining a clean, organized work area, wearing, and properly storing all personal protective equipment (PPE), and actively engaging as a safety conscious worker with personal safety and wellness as a priority.

Interested, qualified candidates may click the button below to begin the resume submission process.

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