Field Piping Foreman

In support of our client, an Industrial Fabricator and Installer, ResourceTek is seeking a Field Piping Foreman with industrial maintenance and fabrication experience. This role is located in Wilson, NC and is a project-based contract to direct opportunity.

In this role, the Field Piping Foreman will oversee and direct welders and pipefitters to ensure daily tasks are carried out in a safe, timely and efficient manner. Must be able to read drawings, derive location, orientation, size and diameter of piping or other equipment and any other tasks involved in installing/maintaining piping. Some of these duties may include; lay outs, fabrication, assembly, installs and maintaining piping systems and pipe supports.



  • Manage crews of up to 10-20 employees during onsite activities
  • Selects type and size of pipe and related materials and equipment, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to job specifications.
  • Inspects worksite to determine presence of obstructions.
  • Plans installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other workers.
  • Cuts pipe using hacksaw, pipe cutter, hammer and chisel, cutting torch and pipe cutting machine.
  • Threads pipe using threading machine.
  • Bends pipe by hand or with pipe-bending tools and machine.
  • Mounts pipe hangers and brackets on walls and ceiling to hold pipe.
  • Assembles and installs a variety of metal or nonmetal pipes and pipe fittings, using threaded caulked, soldering, brazen, fused, or cemented joints, and hand tools.
  • Secures pipes to structure with bracket, clamps, and hangers, using hand and power tools.
  • Installs and maintains refrigeration and air conditioning systems, including compressors, pumps, meter, pneumatic and hydraulic controls and piping,
  • Welds pipe supports to structural steel members.
  • May observe production machines in assigned area of manufacturing facility to detect machinery malfunctions.
  • Loads, transports and unloads material, tools, equipment and supplies.
  • May assist in lifting, positioning and securing of material and work pieces during installation.
  • Performs minor maintenance of cleaning activities of tools and equipment.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules.


  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
  • Make decisions based on measurable criteria.
  • Apply shop mathematics to solve problems
  • Plan work and select proper tools.
  • Visualize objects in three dimensions from plans and drawings.
  • Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.


  • High school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures for onsite fabrication, welding and maintenance
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job
  • Will plan own work and delegate tasks to welders and pipefitters in order to complete tasks in a safe, timely and efficient manner
  • Will report to the Pipe Superintendent

ResourceTek offers an industry leading compensation and benefits package including employee medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid holidays and vacation, and supplemental insurances.


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