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Pipefitter Apprenticeship

Location: Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
Job ID: R0042432
Date Posted: Jan 24, 2024
Segment: Connective Industries
Business Unit: Hitachi Industry & Distribution
Company Name: JR Automation
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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What You’ll Do:

  • Assembly of equipment per mechanical drawings.
  • Ensure that changes and problems get documented and communicated.
  • Carry out assigned tasks with minimum direct supervision.
  • Execute ISO\Quality standards.
  • Communicate with the Pipe Fitter/Fluid Power Lead on open issues and progress during the build


  • Successful execution of assigned programs as they relate to cost, quality, timing and customer


  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of assigned work area.
  • Assist with preparing material for secondary processes (material finishing, heat treat, and deburring).
  • Effectively and safely operate:
    • Pipe Threader
    • Pipe Groover
    • High Pressure Hose Machine
    • Tube Bending Table
    • Saws
    • Shears
    • Drill Press
    • Note: This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for activities.


What You’ll Bring:

  • Eligible to enroll in an approved apprenticeship program.
  • High school diploma, or equivalent certification.
  • Related vocational education preferred.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Intermediate proficiency reading part and assembly drawings.
  • Proven mechanical aptitude with a focus on safety and quality.
  • Proven ability to accept direction and complete tasks as assigned while working as part of a team or individually.
  • Ability to maintain a steady pace while bending, kneeling, climbing ladders, and climbing onto and beneath machines.


Skills You’ll Have:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. as required.
  • Ability to obtain a Hi-Lo (Forklift), Aerial Platform and Overhead Crane license, along with Lock Out Tag Out training, while employed at JR.
  • Ability to provide own hand tools and toolbox suitable for the job (a list of recommended tools will be provided).
  • Travel at least 25% of the time may be required. This may include domestic and international travel depending on the project.


Behavioral Skills:

  • Safety
  • Adaptability
  • Quality Orientation
  • Communication
  • Self-Motivated
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at JR Automation, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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