Florida Crystals Corporation Mechanic I -Pipefitter Welder in Yonkers, New York

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal and Italy. ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize. The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.


The Pipe Fitter Welder installs, maintains, repairs and troubleshoots all industrial pipe lines within the refinery using standard tools associated with tasks.


Including but not limited to the following:

  • Must have a general knowledge of STICK, TIG and MIG welding.

  • Ability to work with high and low pressure steam vessels and piping. Perform hydraulic pressure test.

  • Ability to plan, measure, fabricate and install pipe system layouts to specifications with a high degree of precision using hand tools such as cutting torches, grinders, pipe threading machine, saws, welders.

  • Ability to repair clogged pipe lines.

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces and hot areas.

  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and engineering information to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products, and determine product dimensions. The ability to prepare working sketches for the illustration of product appearance.

  • Must be a team player with obvious enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work well done, and self-starters dedicated to continual quality improvement. Must have the willingness to work with other crafts (Electricians and Mechanics) to assist in the maintenance of the facility and production equipment. Must be able to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with engineering, supervisory, or manufacturing personnel to provide guidance on technical systems or process-related topics.

  • Must maintain a clean and orderly work area and shop at all times. Clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment to remove grease, rust, stains, and foreign matter.

  • Dispose of scrap or waste material in accordance with company policies and environmental regulations. Separate scrap waste and related materials for reuse, recycling, or disposal.


  • Installs, maintains, repairs and troubleshoots all industrial equipment within the refinery such as pumps, valves, water heaters, pans, heating torch, welding, brazing, drill motors, wrenches, hoists etc.

  • Repairs and installs plumbing fixtures.

  • Installs valves from ¼ to 24”

  • Works in a safe manner following all refinery safety requirements.

Required Skills

  • Ability to repair and replace pumps, valves, plate and tube heaters.

  • Understands and interpret blueprints, sketches, schematic drawings and instruction sheets.

  • Ability to perform all jobs in accordance with established safety practices and sanitation standards.

Required Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of welding and fabrication experience.

  • Overtime and weekends are mandatory on an as needed basis.

  • Must possess a basic toolkit set. (Hammers, wrenches ½ to 1 1/8, socket wrenches ½ to 1 1/8, etc.)

Required Education

  • High school diploma or GED

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to:

  • lift up to 50lbs

  • use hands and arms to reach, push, pull, lift, carry, and manipulate materials and tools

  • walk, stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, stoop, crawl, and climb constantly throughout the shift

  • reach, bend, twist, rotate, push and pull frequently

  • work in confined spaces

  • work in high places

  • work with a full face respirator

  • work independently as well as a team player

  • climb up and down ladders

  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and overtime

  • Must be able to perform tasks wearing required PPE such as but not limited to protective footwear, clothing, safety glasses/goggles, etc.

  • Must regard safety as a core value; Must be able to work safe and in a proficient manner

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.