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Journeyman Pipefitter

Baytown, TX
32.00 hr
April 24, 2020

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Raul Mendiola


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Raul Mendiola

Baytown, TX 77520

Job Function:Public Utilities & Services

Highest Education:2-Year College Degree

Portfolio: Education

Associate Degree '95 Industrial Pipefitter

Lee College

Aug '95

Lee College Baytown, TX Associate of Applied Science: Industrial Pipefitter Aug 1995 Studied pipesystems for industrial and commercial work Learned proper methods for: Laying out pipe branches and mitters, oxy-acetylene torch and tool use, rigging, valve and gasket installation, pipe supports, and to promote safe work environments. Also was taught to read and draw isometric, ortho, plan, and P&I D drawings. Skills


(Advanced) 10+ Years

Tig/Stick Welding

(Advanced) 2Years


(Advanced) 7 to 8 Years


(Advanced) 10+ Years




(Intermediate) 1 to 2 Years


(Advanced) 3 to 4 Years


2 Years

Raul Mendiola

Work Experience


North Star, Houston, TX

Sep '18 - Jun '19 (9 Months)

North Star Houston, Tx Pipefitter Sep 2018 - Jun 2019 Fabricated with welder on new pipe spools and pipe. Installed and did pipe systems, hangers/supports, hydrostatic tests, and prepared areas of job site. Also assisted general foreman with the system walk down for pre and post hydro of packages for various areas of job at new Raven plant in Baytown, Tx.


Force Corp, Laporte, Tx

Aug '19 - Present (6 Months)

Fabricated and erected new pipe spools at the Athlon plant. Also installed pipe supports for said systems. Transferred to Retera plant (previously Reichhold) where my detail was to field verify, measure, fabricate, and install new pipe systems to prepare unit for start up. Old lines were also demoed for preparation for new lines. Pipefitter

Force Corporation, La Porte, TX

Jul '17 - Sep '18 (1 Year, 2 Months)

Force Corporation La Porte, TX Pipefitter Jul 2017 - Sep 2018 Fabricated new pipespools, prepare pipe joints for welder, and erect pipe systems at HFO plant in Channelview, Tx Fabricate stainless steel pipe spools and hydrotested and Force shop at La Porte, Tx Fabricated new spools, demo, reinstalled existing pipe with new welds, erected pipe systems and valves. Also supervised pipe crew and prepared job assignments at Kuraray plant Pipefitter Foreman

Fluor Daniel Incorporated Heliport, Sugar Land, TX Oct '97 - Jan '01 (3 Years, 4 Months)

Fluor Daniel Incorporated Heliport Sugar Land, TX Pipefitter Foreman Oct 1997 - Jan 2001 Supervised, prepared, and assigned work for pipe crews at several jobs in Exxon Mobil, Essai, and Montell refineries. Installation of new pipe systems, demo, hot taps, confine space work, fabrication and hydro static testing Gave safety meetings, assist with job tasks, motivate, and imparted good work habits to co workers. Work sometimes involved having to work along with fellow craft men on complicated tasks. Pipefitter/ pipefitter leadman

H B Zachry Heliport, San Antonio, TX

Jun '94 - Feb '02 (7 Years, 8 Months)

H B Zachry Heliport San Antonio, TX Pipefitter/ pipefitter leadman Jun 1994 - Feb 2002 Prepared and aligned pipe spools and pipe for welders in SRU, Hydro Treater, and Crude units at Lyondell Citgo refinery in Houston, Tx installed valves and pipe supports Fabricated new pipe spools at fab shop for new power plant at EquaStar plant in Channelview, Tx Erected all new pipe spools at the field in the plant and made necessary tie ins Installed pipe systems at new power plant in Lyondell refinery in Houston. Work entailed much heavy wall chrome and stainless steel pipe and big bore pipe systems. Installed all appropriate pipe supports and hangers.

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