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Maintenance Tech II - Pipefitter/Welder

Primary North Chicago, Illinois Req ID 2216789 Category Facilities Division AbbVie

The Pipefitter will inspect, troubleshoot, and maintain piping and equipment systems.                      

Performs welding operations associated with the installation and repair of all types of equipment and buildings. Able to read and layout own work off blueprints and drawings. Has the responsibility of choosing the welding method. Must be able to certify in certain types of welding to be able to perform job function

  •  Tests, inspects, replaces piping and pressure relief devices on production and facility equipment.
  •  Follows proper compliance, GxP, and safe work practices in accordance with established company policies
  •  Reviews maintenance logs and completes available work.
  •  Performs building walk-throughs to identify needed repairs and follows up with corrective action.
  •  Completes PM’s as scheduled.
  •  Maintains facility to ensure reliable and effective operation
  •  Decisions made and actions taken by this person will impact maintenance activity, plant safety, product throughput, as well as compliance.
  •  Must be trainable on passivation procedures and pickle paste procedures.
  •  Must be able to complete projects and installations in a timely manner, be organized and able to perform multiple task assignments.
  •  Must be able to solder using iron and properly set-up and operate Electric Shielded Metal Arc Welder (SMAC), Gas Cutting Equipment,   Electric Inert Gas Welder (MIG) and Electric Gas Tungsten Inert Gas Welder (TIG).

  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • Minimum 5 years related mechanical/maintenance experience in an industrial/commercial area.

AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer including disability/vets. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, or any other protected group status. We will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with a disability, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans or active-duty wartime or campaign badge veterans. The Affirmative Action Plan is available for viewing in the Human Resources office during regular business hours.

Significant Work Activities: N/A
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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