Pipe Fitter

Richmond, VA

Known for our quality of work and quality of life, we make it a priority to provide for our employees, clients, and community. Information and qualifications regarding this job are listed below.

about us.

Founded in 1982, MEB is a full-service construction firm with corporate headquarters in Chesapeake, VA and a regional office in Richmond, VA. With nearly 300 employees and over $250 million in annual revenue, MEB has the resources and strength to provide the highest level of service for a wide variety of complex construction projects throughout both the Mid-Atlantic and the country. We are proud of the culture we’ve built, and as MEB experience’s growth year over year, we continue to put an emphasis on our people, our clients, and safety.

MEB's areas of expertise.

  • Water // Wastewater
  • Fueling Systems // Storage
  • Environmental //Resilience
  • Hospitality // Entertainment
  • Manufacturing // Industrial
  • Corporate // Government

MEB's benefits.

  • 401(k) & Matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development

job brief.

Our team is looking for a skilled pipe fitter to lay out, fabricate, assemble, install, and maintain piping and systems, fixtures, and equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, and/or industrial process systems in support of our various construction projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. To succeed, you must ensure that you are living by MEB’s core values on the project every day and that quality, health, and safety standards onsite are your top priority.

If you are a hardworking, safety conscious tradesman that is committed to performing quality work and doing your part to ensure the successful completion of our projects then we’d like to meet you!

core areas of responsibility.

  • Select type and size of pipe and related materials according to job specifications.
  • Inspect work sites to determine presence of obstructions and ensure holes will not cause structural weakness.
  • Plan sequence of installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other construction workers.
  • Cut pipe using saws, torches, and/or a pipe machine.
  • Thread, fuse, and bend pipe appropriate equipment
  • Assemble and install a variety of metal and nonmetal pipe and pipe fittings, including those made of brass, FRP, copper, lead, steel, stainless steel, ductile iron, and plastic materials.
  • Secure pipes to structures with clamps, brackets, and hangers, using hand or power tools.
  • Test, flush, and chlorinate piping systems
  • May weld holding fixtures to structural steel members.
  • Assist in the installation of industrial process equipment such as pumps, screens, gates, valves, and other machinery
  • Maintain knowledge of all tools required to perform the pipe discipline.

skills you possess

  • At least 4 years of verifiable experience working with piping systems in industrial construction.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow blueprints, diagrams, and grades and instructions from supervisors, lay out the job, and within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
  • Able to perform manual labor in all types of environments and conditions, including heavy lifting (in excess of 50 lbs.) and working at heights with comfort and ease for an 8 – 10-hour workday.
  • Interpersonal competencies that include a drive for results, the need for closure, effective oral communication skills, organization, planning, trust, respect, being dependable and cooperation.
  • Good housekeeping standards and ability to observe safety procedures and report any potentially unsafe conditions to management.
  • May be required to satisfactorily demonstrate craft certification through written and/ or performance test, developed and prepared by independent third party.


  • 18 years of Age
  • Able to Pass a Drug Test
  • Legally Eligible to Work in the US
  • If assigned to a government project, US citizenship and clear background check may be required.

additional requirements for craftworkers.

  • Must have own transportation to and from jobsite every workday (driver’s license not required)
  • Must provide own hand tools (excluding power tools)
  • May be expected to travel where the project requires (multi-state opportunities)

Pre-Employment Drug Screen required. E-Verify. DMV. EOE/Minorities/Females/Disabilities/Veterans