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Structural Fitter


Ingleside, TX, US

Requisition ID: 28468 

Position Summary

Assembles and fits to drawing dimensions of all kinds of structural, plate and mechanical materials into all types of assemblies.

Experience Level


Primary Responsibilities and Duties

•    Read blueprints, section and plan drawings, and weld symbols to derive measurements, dimensions, and quantity of material needed to fabricate a structure.
•    Unload, sort, and stack heavy steel pieces, then hoist each one into the proper place for fastening. 
•    Fabricate, assemble, and install structural steel products such as beams, braces, pipes, and plates for jackets and decks.
•    Lay out and fit pipe, beams, decks and jackets; frame skids, bends, and elevations for jackets; cut plate, pipe, and beams using a cutting torch.
•    Use Come-a-longs, chain falls, and other industry tools and equipment, and install, use, and remove stop plates, dogs, and pad eyes.


•    May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area.
•    Must possess working knowledge skills and abilities for position.
•    Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions and communicate effectively with management/supervision.
•    Ability to use hand tools, power tools and layout tools safe and efficiently.
•    Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to carry out work activities


•    Able to meet all physical requirements. 
•    Must have all required tools.
•    Expected to climb and work at heights and in confined spaces (may exceed 200 ft).
•    Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
•    Able to work overtime, nights, and weekends as required by the workload.  
•    Pass pre-employment requirements.
•    Observe and comply with all safety and project rules, maintain clear work area, properly care for tools and materials.
•    Performs other duties as required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Few contractors can build what Kiewit builds, the way Kiewit builds it. We only hire the best — and our family mentality will drive you to continue to be the best.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, Kiewit careers offer opportunities to tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or a safer transportation network, you’re bound to make an impact in new and exciting ways.


Nearest Major Market: Corpus Christi