Pipe Welder

2 months ago
Full Time
€12K - €19.48K gross / year


A Pipe Welder specializes in joining metal pipes together using various welding techniques to create or repair piping systems. They play a critical role in industries such as construction, manufacturing, and petrochemicals, ensuring the integrity and functionality of pipelines and related structures.


Welding Operations:

  • Interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications to determine welding requirements and procedures for pipe joints.
  • Set up and operate welding equipment, including gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), or gas metal arc welding (GMAW) machines.

Pipe Preparation:

  • Clean, bevel, and align pipe ends and fittings to ensure proper fit-up and joint configuration.
  • Remove contaminants, rust, or scale from pipe surfaces using wire brushes, grinders, or chemical cleaning agents.

Welding Techniques:

  • Perform welding operations on various pipe materials such as carbon steel, stainless steel, and alloy metals.
  • Execute welding techniques such as root pass, fill pass, and cap pass to achieve full penetration and proper fusion of welds.

Quality Control:

  • Inspect welds visually and using non-destructive testing (NDT) methods such as dye penetrant testing or radiographic testing.
  • Ensure welds meet quality standards, dimensional tolerances, and code requirements specified by regulatory agencies or industry standards.

Safety and Compliance:

  • Follow safety procedures and regulations to prevent accidents, injuries, and hazardous exposures during welding operations.
  • Adhere to welding codes, standards, and best practices to ensure the integrity and reliability of welded piping systems.


  • Certification or training in pipe welding techniques and procedures from a recognized institution.
  • Proven experience as a pipe welder in construction, industrial, or petrochemical settings.
  • Proficiency in welding processes such as GTAW, SMAW, and GMAW, with the ability to pass welding qualification tests.
  • Knowledge of pipe materials, fittings, and joint configurations.
  • Physical strength and stamina to perform welding tasks, including lifting, bending, and working in confined spaces.
  • Attention to detail and precision in welding operations and quality control.
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills to collaborate with colleagues and supervisors.

The Pipe Welder position requires a skilled individual who can effectively join metal pipes together using various welding techniques, ensure quality and integrity in welded joints, and contribute to the success of construction, manufacturing, or maintenance projects involving piping systems.

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