Teledyne Technologies

Journeyman Pipefitter

Job Locations US-MI-Midland
Requisition ID
Company Name
Teledyne Tekmar (Project Chem)
1st Shift - Morning
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
No Restrictions
Internal Code (for CareerBuilder)

Company Overview

Teledyne Technologies provides skilled trades services to major corporations in North America. We specialize in research and development, manufacturing operations, plant shut downs and building maintenance.

Our skilled trades include Tool and Die Makers, Instrumentation, Multi-Craft , Machinists, Pipe-fitters, Carpenters, Electricians, Work Coordinators, EH&S, Welders, Preventative Maintenance Technicians , Planners, Glass Blowers and others.


Position Summary and Responsibilities


The Journeyman pipe fitter position is located in the Midland R&D area and is centered around setting up experiments for researchers in a laboratory setting.  The position will require out of the box thinking to help understand and develop new processes along with working closely with researchers to take old processes and modify them to research new products and processes. This will include new installs. You will also troubleshoot installs, repairs and modify piping and tubing systems used in laboratories. Conduct preventative maintenance to keep things running smoothly without interruption. This will be conducted in a 100% research environment and laboratory setting. This will include setting up new projects/experiments and tear downs for continuous ongoing lab experiments. This position will work directly with a small crew to assist with design and models. Position will have direct interactions with researchers on campus. All work will be performed in heated and air conditioned environments.



  • Perform cost estimates and inspect piping systems.
  • Advise project/research staff on code requirements and applications and interpretation of plans and specifications. 
  • Evaluate new methods and material for acceptability and adaptability to existing systems.
  • Evaluate plans and specifications for compliance with piping codes.
  • Install lines,research equipment, pipe and related systems; repairs leaks, broken pipes  and pumps.
  • Conduct industrial type piping installations.
  • Hook up test equipment , SS Tubing, pipe fittings using hand tools and power tools.
  • Bends pipe to required angle by use of pipe-bending machine.
  • Cuts and threads pipe, using pipe cutters, cutting torch, and pipe-threading machine.
  • Assemble and install valves,  pipe-fittings, and pipes composed of metals.
  • Join pipe by use of screws, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent, and caulks joints, fills pipe system with water or air and reads pressure gauges to determine whether system is leaking. 
  • Fabricate research stands, reactor parts, lab furniture and other new items identified by researchers. 





Education and Experience



  • Journeyman pipe fitter license
  • Applicants must have a current driver license.
  • 8+ years plumbing experience in an industrial environment.
  • Demonstrate proper and safe use of tools and related equipment.
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Ability to analyze and interpret general guidelines, blueprints, sketches and customer specifications.
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate and respond to questions from customers, co-workers and managers.





                                                                 We offer the following benefits
                                                                          Health, Dental, Vision

                                                                          Paid Vacation & Sick 

                                                                        Life Insurance Benefits

                                                                         Paid Holidays, 401(k)

                                                                     Employee Stock Purchase Plan

                                                                Educational Tuition Reimbursement   

Teledyne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color,religion,religious creed,gender,sexual orientation,gender identity,gender expression,transgender,pregnancy,marital status,national origin,ancestry,citizenship status,age,disability,protected Veteran Status,genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal,state,or local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment,please email or call (855)479-1480. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.


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