Journeyman Pipe Fitter (1st Shift)

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Jul 30, 2021
Administration, General
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


Working within the Reliability Maintenance environment, performs preventive maintenance, modifies, installs, and maintains company piping systems and provides customer training in the implementation of those systems in compliance with company standards and procedures and government regulations (SOPs, GMPs, GLPs, PSM, etc). Can serve as a maintenance advisor in areas of engineering (process design, material selection, documentation, calibration, testing and problem solving methodology, project scope and follow‑up). Responsible for priority assessment and decision making as it relates to troubleshooting, diagnostics, assembly, repair, and a proactive maintenance of systems and equipment in a cost effective manner.


  • A Maintenance Pipe Fitter is required to read and understand drawings / blueprints, utilizing this knowledge for the installation / repair of new and existing equipment.

  • The Pipe Fitter also fabricates, operates and maintains plumbing, heating and process equipment and systems, including high pressure steam systems, utility piping systems, cryogenic piping systems, specialty piping systems for acids and caustics, etc. (role-specific).


  • High school diploma / general education degree (GED)
  • 6+ years of experience
  • Pipe Fitter Journeyman License
  • Computer user skills are required (Microsoft systems).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Blueprint reading
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently


Routinely exposed to hazardous materials, heights, temperature extremes, equipment in motion, noisy, dusty and dirty conditions, stooping, bending and heavy lifting. Participates in multi-craft work activities as required. (EMU craft generic). The proper use of the correct Personal Protective Equipment for each task as well as compliance with all applicable safety Standard Procedures is a must.


May work variable shifts and 24 hour on call, weekends and overtime as required.

Additional Information

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: July 30th, 2021

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations.  These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure.  Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act.  Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government.  If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA.  Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.