Dow Chemical Pipefitter in Seadrift, Texas

The Dow Chemical Company has an exciting job opportunity for aPipefitterinSeadrift, Texas.

Job Summary:

The Pipefitter is responsible for ensuring that piping systems are properly installed and maintained in our plants. The Pipefitter will provide technical expertise and service to various process units. They work with a team to install, repair, and maintain piping and tubing systems according to layout plans.


  • Assemble or secure pipes, tubes, fittings, or related equipment, according to specifications using a variety of hand and power tools (e.g., saws, cutting torches, pipe threaders, or pipe benders).

  • Prepare various joints for assembly (e.g., bolted, welded, etc.) to meet specific system requirements.

  • Lay out full scale drawings of pipe systems, supports, and related equipment, following blueprints, plans, and drawings

  • Work from and prepare fabrication sketches for other team members to work from.

Required Qualifications:

  • Previous experience sketching isometric drawings. (This experience could be from school, training, or on-the-job experience.)

  • Able to learn company piping standards.

  • Able to understand, analyze, and resolve technical problems in work area.

  • Have a desire to learn and develop technical skills to keep current with changing operations.

  • Have the ability to learn new systems quickly.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Able to communicate well, verbally and in writing, and have strong reading comprehension and listening skills.

  • Strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.

  • A self-starter who can identify, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks.

  • Able to work within an empowered team environment.

  • Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others.

  • Able to work in a smoke-free and drug-free work environment.

  • A valid driver’s license.

  • Able to perform all the physical demands of the Pipefitter role:

  • Able to lift hoses, rigging equipment, and power tools and similar equipment as a normal part of the job.

  • Able to climb stairs, ladders, negotiate uneven surfaces and work at heights.

  • Able to traverse gangways and scaffolding at varying heights.

  • Able to work in tight or closed-in spaces (e.g. pipe rack).

  • Physically able to use standard safety equipment which is rated for 300 pounds or less.

  • Willing to operate and work with forklift and from a manlift

  • Strong Initiative, Teamwork, and Technical Capabilities.

  • Utilize functional, technical knowledge, company standards and educational background or experience to analyze and solve problems

  • Effectively work and maintain relationships with the Natural Work Teams and key stakeholders with diverse perspectives and background is essential including Engineers, Operations personnel, and co-workers to identify and resolve technical issues

  • Must be able to work on a 4-10 schedule (4 days per week at 10 hours per day) with occasional overtime as dictated by business needs. Participates in an after hour call rotation for night and weekend coverage.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word and Excel.

  • Able to learn company piping standards.

  • Previous experience with Dow piping standards.


  • Must have a High School diploma or GED and one of the following:

  • 2 year degree in a mechanical type craft or NCCER certified as a pipefitter or boilermaker (NCCER Certification obtained through an Instructor Led Training Program is a preference).

o In lieu of a degree Dow will consider those with 4 or more years of relevant military experience.

  • 2 or more years of experience as a pipefitter or boilermaker

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at:

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies in late 2018 or early 2019. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at:, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.





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