Reporting to the Foreman, the Pipe Layer is responsible for preparing and installing underground pipelines in preparation for road construction.
The responsibilities of the Pipe Layer include, but are not limited to:
General Install sanitary and storm water sewer structures and pipe systems Lay out pipe routes, following specifications or blueprints, and coordinating layouts with supervisor Cut pipes to required lengths Assist in aligning pipes during pipeline construction Align and position pipes to prepare them for welding or sealing Check slopes for conformance to requirements, using levels or lasers Connect pipe pieces and seal joints, using welding equipment, cement, or glue Tap and drill holes into pipes to introduce auxiliary lines or devices Cover pipes with earth or other materials Grade and level trench bases, using tamping machines and hand tools Train others in pipe-laying techniques Other General Labour and construction related duties as required. Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the companys Code of Ethics. Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics.
Safety Promote, execute and adhere to the companys safety program, and encourage all employees, subcontractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture. Attend daily and weekly safety meetings and inspections. Work with Safety Department to investigate damage, incidents or near misses in the worksite, and ensure proper procedures are carried out according to the Companys Safety Program. Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself, or endanger the wellbeing of others.
Teamwork Participate as a vital team member, and contribute towards the success of the organization, which may involve the provision of other technical and administrative support, as required. Promote a team approach and maintain dialogue with all employees to exchange information and gather ideas. Collaborate with any project teams on other special initiatives, as required. .
Education, Training and Certifications High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred Class 5 Drivers License, or equivalent, preferred
Work Experience 3-5 years experience in underground pipe laying 2-4 years experience in road construction preferred
Technical Knowledge Knowledge of pipe laying techniques.
Transferable Skills Interpersonal skills Time Management Communication skills Basic mathematical skills Abilities Demonstrate professionalism Have a sense of urgency to meet deadlines Accountability and dependability Excellent hand, eye and for coordination
Accomplish goals in a team environment Attention to detail Excellent sense of balance. High energy, and ability to manage stress
Working Conditions Out of town travel is required. Overtime as required. Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt. Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis. Use of Personal Protection Equipment is required. Use of sunscreen, long sleeves, and appropriate headgear is recommended. Must comply with the companys drug and alcohol testing requirements.