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Pipefitter/Sheetmetal Worker Norfolk, VA Pier 6

Date: Nov 13, 2022

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23507

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition ID : 30836 



Pipefitter/Sheet Metal Worker's Job Description:

Duties include piping hydraulic and pneumatic systems, bending and shaping sheet metal, and light fabrication. Journeyman pipefitters must be able to read hydraulic and pneumatic schematics, be familiar with repair shop equipment and tools, have welding/burning experience, and have at least 3 years experience doing pipefitting work or pipe work as applied to buildings, machinery and heavy equipment. Some experience in sheet metal work will be helpful. Journeyman status is preferred, but will consider those with less experience to fill student Pipefitter positions.

Technical Skills/Abilities:
- Diesel mechanic experience
- Communication Skills (written and oral)
- Decision Making
- Problem solving and troubleshooting 
- Accountability
- Ability to work independent or with a team


Education and Experience:
- Must be 18 years of age
- Valid driver’s license
- High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
- Experience using measuring devices
- Basic technical knowledge of diesel mechanics/ repair experience


Work Hours - Shifts, Nights, Weekends, Holidays

Outdoor and Shop Environment

Travel may be required for training




Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.


On September 9, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14042.  This order and the associated federal safety protocols for federal contractors that were issued on September 24, 2021, require covered contractors who work with the federal government to ensure that their employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or approved for a health or religious accommodation by January 18, 2022.  As a covered federal contractor, Norfolk Southern must adhere to these legal requirements. If you are made a conditional job offer, you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, or apply and be approved for a health or religious accommodation prior to your start date.

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads