Abbott Furnace Company, a leader in industrial furnaces, located in St. Marys, PA currently has an opening for an experienced and reliable industrial plumber/pipefitter.

The pipefitter will be responsible for reviewing blueprints, planning, installing, and maintaining piping systems and related equipment.

To be successful as a pipe fitter you should have ample experience in welding and installing pipe systems according to specifications. Ultimately, a top pipe fitter has excellent mechanical skills and a good understanding of the requirements and precautions necessary for working with pipes conveying dangerous chemicals and liquids.


  • Inspecting the workplace, clearing obstructions, and preparing materials and equipment.
  • Studying blueprints and planning pipe systems and related equipment installations.
  • Using a variety of tools to modify pipes to specifications.
  • Measuring and marking pipes for cutting and threading.
  • Assembling and welding pipe components and systems.
  • Securing pipes to walls and fixtures with brackets, clamps, and welding equipment.
  • Ordering required materials such as pipes, hangars, brackets, hydraulic cylinders, etc.
  • Repairing and maintaining pipe systems, supports, and related equipment.
  • Clearing pipe systems of obstructions and testing their functionality.
  • Complying with relevant codes and regulatory standards.


  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Trade school education or apprenticeship.
  • Meet state licensure requirements.
  • Proven experience as a Pipe Fitter.
  • Excellent mechanical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and maintain strong attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Physical dexterity.

Abbott offers a competitive wage and benefit package including paid vacation, medical and eye insurance, paid holidays, and 401K retirement. 


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