Sprinkler Fitter – 2nd Shift

Andover, Massachusetts, USA

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Raytheon Missiles & Defense produces a broad portfolio of advanced technologies, including air and missile defense systems, precision weapons, radars, and command and control systems – delivering end-to-end solutions to detect, track and engage threats.

Job Summary:

Working with minimal supervision, perform all aspects of PLUMBER / PIPEFITTER / SPRINKLER FITTER related installation, modification, and repairs as well as general maintenance and housekeeping of workplace, tools, equipment and safety requirements.

Troubleshoots, maintains, repairs, and installs various plumbing related systems and equipment related to facility and manufacturing process needs, including air, gas, water, steam, process, fluid distribution, vent, waste, and mechanical piping. This includes, but is not limited to, replacing, and repairing worn or inadequate pipe, valves, fixtures, pumps, heads, traps, water heaters and appliances. Installs and maintains low pressure vessels, cuts, threads, mechanically joins and solders a variety of pipe such as copper, PVC, CPVC, steel and other work as assigned. Works from engineering drawings, sketches, and or verbal direction to perform installation, maintenance, repair and testing for all aspects of plumbing, pipe fitting and sprinkler work including layout, installation, and repairs according to approved codes.

*2nd shift – 2:30pm – 11:00pm – Andover, MA*

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

Works from sketches, prints, operating manuals and other written and/or verbal direction.

Maintains, repairs and install  various plumbing,  piping, and   sprinkler related systems.

Works to layout, install and maintain piping for high-pressure and low-pressure air, gas, water, steam, waste, process, fluid distribution, illuminating gas, hydrogen, oxygen and other liquids and gases for equipment related to manufacturing process and the facility, as well as fire sprinkler systems.

Makes major repairs to pipelines within and leading to various ovens, plating tanks, degreasers, manufacturing and test equipment, etc. 

Maintains hydrofluoric acid, sulfuric acid and caustic washing machines and storage installations using safety equipment prescribed.

Works under engineering direction on water processing installations for production.

Maintains, repairs and/or replaces various types of pipe, fixtures, pumps, valves, heads, traps, water heaters and appliances.

Maintains clean work area,

Makes daily inspections and repairs.

Initiates follow-up actions as required.

Installs and/or modifies plumbing related piping as needed.

Trace and identify causes of plumbing and piping system leaks or malfunctions and restore to approved operating standards.

Notifies supervision when major and extensive repairs or modifications are necessary.

Creates stock lists in conjunction with or reviewed with the group leader.

Performs general maintenance and daily housekeeping of workplace, tools and equipment.

Maintains records, moves materials/equipment and follows safety rules in performance of duties.

Performs other similar duties as required or directed.

Working with a of variety of hand and power tools associated with the PLUMBER / PIPEFITTER / SPRINKLER FITTER trade. This includes, but is not limited to, ProPress, Megapress, power and manual pipe threaders, hot tap, tripod, cutters, benders, power snakes, bench drills and grinders, electric drills and hammers, orbital tube welder. Other tools common to the trade such as wrenches, hammers, cold chisels, stepladders and extension ladders, aerial/scissor lifts and scaffolding, acetylene torches and other related tools.

Qualifications You Must Have:

Current Massachusetts journeyman plumber’s license and/or current Massachusetts journeyman sprinkler fitter license and/or Massachusetts Pipefitters license

Four (4) years apprenticeship plumbing or five (5) years’ minimum related experience

The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Qualifications We Value: 

MA Journeyman Plumbers License

MA Journeyman Pipe fitter License

OSHA safety certificate

Working knowledge of heating and fluid distribution systems

Working knowledge of various pipe joining methods to include but not limited to Victaulic couple and groove, Mega press, pro press, threaded pipe, solvent weld, brazing and soldering

Basic Computer skills

Works well with others

Proven history of reliable and dependable work habits

Reliable transportation for alternate center assignments

Ability to communicate effectively, read and interpret safety procedures

Trade School experience

What We Offer:

Whether you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs.  Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:
This position is part of a collective bargaining agreement. Wage and work place conditions, including shift times, are subject to this agreement. Individuals hired into this position will be represented by a union.   

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance.  Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process.  More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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