Pipe Fitter

Lilac Solutions
Oakland, California, United States
  • 1
2 + Years Experience

Company: Lilac Solutions
Skills: Fitter / Turner, Piping Technician
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Oakland, California, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US


at Lilac Solutions, Inc.

About Lilac Solutions, Inc.

Lilac Solutions is a lithium extraction technology company focused on scaling lithium production for the electric vehicle era. Lilac solves the critical technology problems which today prevent the development of the world's largest lithium resources: low yields, high costs, slow start-up, poor reliability, and massive environmental impacts. Lilac's technology represents such a step-change in performance and cost that it also unlocks the development of new unconventional lithium deposits with low lithium grades and high impurities, which have historically been impossible to produce. In 2021, Lilac raised $150M in Series B financing from investors including T. Rowe Price, Lowercarbon Capital, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Sumitomo, BMW, and SK Materials. Lilac is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Job Description

Lilac is seeking a Pipefitter / Instrumentation Tubing / Plumber for installing primarily Schedule 80 PVC piping, valves, regulators, and related piping components. Metal piping and components of various alloys is performed on a limited basis. The candidate will work closely with engineering and aid in design. Work primarily involves process skids and modules. Requires experience with industrial and construction equipment installations.


  • Must work in full compliance with all approved safety regulations
  • Use machinery and equipment, such as forklifts, to move mechanical parts
  • Collaborate with engineers and other crafts, workers, and engineers
  • Install piping, valves, fittings, regulators, and related piping components
  • Pipe threading and joining as required
  • Review and interpret engineering specifications, schematics, and P&IDs to determine work procedures
  • Determine which tools and methods to use

Candidate Qualifications

  • 3+ years of hands-on work as either a pipefitter, instrumentation tubing fitter, steamfitter, or plumber
  • Able to read engineering prints and P&IDs.
  • Experience working on industrial construction and maintenance projects, facilities, and equipment
  • Strong communication and computational skills
  • Completion of an accredited training program or equivalent OJT.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with process skids and modules
  • Apprenticeship program
  • Trade school graduate
  • NCCER Certification(s)
  • Welding and Burning
  • Machining experience
  • Experience with PVC piping


  • Hourly range: $42-$60 (commensurate with experience)
  • Stock options
  • Health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance
  • 401k pre- and post-tax options
  • Flexible Paid Vacation policy
  • Eight weeks of paid parental leave
  • Wage will commensurate based on experience with the potential to increase with training

EEO Statement

Lilac Solutions is committed to providing a professional work environment free from discrimination and harassment, including discrimination and harassment based on a protected category, and an environment free from retaliation for participating in any protected activity. Lilac Solutions is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.