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Maintenance Pipefitter/Welder

Date: Nov 29, 2018

Location: Lafayette, IN, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Maintenance Pipefitter/Welder


Location: United States : Lafayette, IN

Function: Production & Technology

Career Level: Graduates (< 2 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Health Care


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

Click here to learn more about Evonik from our employees

This position is part of a multi-skilled team working in the Central Maintenance area. This role will perform a variety of Capital, Maintenance work, and Preventative maintenance work, to promote maximum up-time and reliability, including speed-to-market compounds. 



Perform all duties in accordance with all applicable regulations and company policies (e.g., Quality, Safety, Environmental).
Maintenance Work:

  • Pipefitting skills such as layout, fabrication, pipe threading, plumbing, etc. 
  • Maintain and repair existing piping and equipment systems, such as process (product and solvent) and utilities piping.  
  • Install piping systems including Teflon lined, black iron, stainless steel, etc.  
  • Support piping needs for process changeovers and glass-lined equipment repairs.
  • Troubleshoot problems on existing piping and systems and make repairs for longevity.  
  • Document work performed in CMMS, including history notes and time charged to all work orders and PM’s.
  • May require welder work for tank repairs internal and external.
  • May require welding repairs on pressure vessels.
  • May require welding certifications.

Improvement Work

  • Provide job knowledge and skills for process improvements and special projects.  
  • Work with a variety of individuals, such as engineers, other craftspeople, production personnel and other resources on process upgrades and equipment changes.
  • Become multi-skilled by acquiring basic carpenter/millwright and machinist skills.
  • Make appropriate suggestions for PM procedure revisions.


  • Follow all GMP/CDI/MI, Safety, and Environmental Guidelines.
  • Maintain 100% current on Individual Training Plan.
  • Accurately document and update CMMS daily.


  • Actively participate in safety initiatives.
  • Identify improvement opportunities.
  • Follow all site and departmental safety policies and procedures. 
  • Participate in crew safety meetings.


  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand Piping diagrams, including layout and fabrication.  
  • Must have Industrial Pipefitting experience.
  • Must be willing to become multi-skilled in both mechanical and pipefitting trades.
  • Have a strong mechanical aptitude, with demonstrated ability to read and use manufacturer’s service manuals.  
  • Strong communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member. 
  • Ability to perform MIG, TIG, and Stick process to maintain tank integrity to meet ASME codes.  
  • Ability to use Oxygen/Acetylene equipment.
  • Ability to be able to maintain, and update as necessary, all applicable welding certifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a variety of customers and other crafts.  
  • Proficient in computer skills in SAP, Word, Excel, etc.
  • Good planning, organizing, and documentation skills.
  • Must have mindset to work safely.
  • Prior experience with the department is preferred.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must complete required ITP training.

Your Application

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Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette