Work in Iowa Manufacturing Jobs

Job Information

Strobel Energy Group LLC Pipefitter Helper in Ralston, Iowa

As a pipefitter helper you will assist journeyman in the planning, lay-out, installation, testing and repair all types of piping systems in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes and industry standards.

Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

  • Use appropriate hand and power tools to fit and install all types of pipes and/or similar tubular products.

  • Assist in the installation of all types of piping, including high pressure piping, valves, couplings, and other fittings.

  • Cut or drill holes in walls to permit passage of pipes.

  • Select specified type and size of pipe.

  • Mount pipe hangers and brackets on walls and ceilings to hold pipes.

  • May disassemble and remove damaged or worn pipe.

  • Load, transport, unload, and furnish experienced craft workers with materials, tools, equipment and supplies.

  • Clean work area and restock supplies and materials as necessary.

  • Assist in lifting, positioning, and securing materials and work pieces during installation.

  • Perform minor maintenance or cleaning activities of craft worker's tools and equipment.

  • Perform any other routine duties as directed by experienced craft workers.


  • Minimum high school education or General Education Degree.

  • Experience working in the Pipefitter, Pipe Welder or similar craft as a helper or laborer, and a basic knowledge of the pipe craft.

  • Developing knowledge of pipefitting techniques and methods for different types of piping systems (i.e. carbon steel, stainless steel, PVC, poly, copper, and various high pressure/temperature alloys) and pipe coupling systems (i.e. butt welded, socket welded, threaded, Victaulic, grooved, glued and fused joints).

  • Ability to understand and follow directions. In addition, must have all necessary tools/

  • Ability to prioritize and maintain strong attention to detail.

  • Basic communication skills (verbal & written) and working knowledge of English.

  • Team player.

  • Knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety Act and safe work practices.