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Job Title: Pipefitter
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 351
Contact Name: Ahmed Tahir
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Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

An Oil & Gas service company is looking for a Pipefitter to work on an oil field in Kurdistan operated by a large international. Good command in English language is required. Travelling costs, accommodation and meals will be covered by the client. This is a rotational position.


  • Coordinate with job site manager to configure pipe system layout.
  • Order proper pipes and other materials.
  • Select supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders.
  • Assemble materials at job site.
  • Select type and size of pipe.
  • Cut, thread, and hammer pipes according to pipe system specs.
  • Use saws and cutting torches to craft proper pipe sizes.
  • Turn off steam, water, or gas from pipe section.
  • Secure pipes to walls and fixtures using brackets, clamps, and tools or welding equipment.
  • Secure pipes to radiators or tanks.
  • Repair and maintain pipe systems and components.
  • Resolve problems such as obstructions or holes.
  • Dip nonferrous piping materials in molten tin and lead to prevent erosion, or galvanic and electrolytic action.
  • Remove water from flooded manholes or basements.
  • Repair cracks and leaks.


  • High School Diploma equivalence working certificate
  • 10 years of experience in this field
  • Good command in English language
  • Ability to comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Must be able to work with carbon steel, stainless steel, PVC, poly/HDPE, copper, and various high pressure/temperature alloys
  • Medically fit to work