Job Opening

Title: Pipefitter
Location: Lafayette/New Iberia, LA
Type: Full-Time

Job description

At ARC Energy, we specialize in providing the oil and gas industry with high-quality equipment delivered with technical expertise and operational support for our customer’s needs. Our ARC Energy Departments specialize in Equipment, Fabrication, Service & Supply, Valves, and Facilities. We are a total solutions provider for Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream.

Our TEAM is passionate about growth, collaboration, and innovation. We are constantly striving to improve and better ourselves so that everyone can enjoy a work/life balance.

If you have an interest in this position and are interested in joining our TEAM, apply here.

The Pipefitter will have knowledge of Isometric piping, oxygen and acetylene cutting, basic rigging, and operation of pneumatic and electric tools. Must learn and understand all safety hazards related to the work and learn to safely and effectively use or operate work-related tools and equipment. Will be required to pass a fitter’s test prior to employment.

The following is intended as a general illustration of the workload but is not all-inclusive for this position.


  • Read and interpret blueprints, ISO’s field installations, material takeoffs, field sketches, and understand specifications
  • Fabricate and install screw pipe, socket weld pipe, stainless steel pipe, & carbon steel pipe
  • Miter and fabricate all pipe
  • Use a beveling machine and or Metabo grinders to prepare pipes/tubes for welding
  • Lay out for pipe penetrations
  • Install all sizes of piping in pipe racks
  • Install valves, pipe hangers, and pipe supports
  • Must be able to perform proper bolt-up of various sizes on pipe and valve flanges
  • Assist other craft workers as needed
  • Must be able to Tack weld with TIG.



  • Must be able to push/pull, lift, or carry up to 50 lbs., but may occasionally push/pull, lift, or carry up to 100 lbs.
  • Subject to repetitive use of hands/arms, and legs
  • Hand/eye coordination
  • Must be able to communicate (hear, comprehend, and speak) to safely perform work
  • Will need to be able to perform sedentary to heavy work
  • May operate hand and power tools (electric, gas, and pneumatic) of all types
  • Climb and maintain balance on steel/wood framework, stairs, ladders, and scaffolds
  • Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects on a frequent basis
  • Position may require prolonged bending/twisting, walking, crawling, kneeling, reaching overhead, squatting, pushing /pulling, or standing and lifting
  • Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces, muddy conditions, loose rock, loose/soft sand, etc.
  • May be required to work in confined spaces


  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with management/ supervisor
  • Reading and writing comprehension are necessary for giving and receiving directions to perform work and/or safety policy
  • Ability to use math/complete calculations
  • Work at various tempos, and concentrate amid distractions
  • Decision-making skills are necessary
  • Detail-oriented; must be able to remember, examine, and observe details

Job Type: Full-time