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Peopleready is hiring for Temp Service Pipefitters for a long term contract at NNSY in Portsmouth, VA. A temp service pipefitter installs, maintains, and removes building and facility and temporary piping systems, including include water (salt and fresh), steam, compressed air, and sanitation systems. This position requires an active security clearance.


  • Lay out, install, and connect temporary piping systems supplying compressed air, steam, and water to shipboard systems; connects shipboard CHT systems to shore sewage treatment facilities. Connections to shipyard systems are made per appropriate verbal and written instructions.
  • Lay out and install all components necessary for the proper operation of the sewage collection system and dry-dock water pollution control system when vessels are in dry-dock. 
  •  Install all components necessary for connection of steam, compressed air, or water to various equipment and systems. Installs freeze protection for services and systems subject to the weather. 
  •  Regularly inspect installed services to ensure they are maintained in good operating condition and do not create a safety hazard. Remove, relocate, repair, replace, tag, and tie-up services as necessary to maintain good housekeeping and a safe work environment.
  • Repair all components of installed services. Design, fabricate, modify, and/or assemble hangers, brackets, holders, flanges, adapters, valves and manifolds. Cuts and threads pipes and nipples; and brazes fittings. Perform hydrostatic testing of water, steam, and air hoses and fittings

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must have minimum 3 years experience as pipefitter in shipyard setting
  • Must possess a current confidential or higher security clearance

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.