Underground Utility Pipe Layer

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Underground Utility Pipe Layer

The pipe-layer, lays pipe for storm or sanitation sewers, drains and water mains.


• Check slopes for conformation to requirements, using levels or lasers.
• Cover pipes with earth or other materials.
• Connect pipe pieces and seal joints, using welding equipment, cement or glue.
• Cut pipes to required lengths.
• Install and repair sanitary and storm water sewer structures and pipe systems.
• Install and use instruments such as lasers, grade rods, and transit levels.
• Grade and level trench bases, using tamping machines and hand tools.
• Lay out pipe routes, follow written instructions or blueprints, and coordinate
layouts with supervisors.
• Align and position pipes to prepare them for welding or sealing.
• Dig trenches to desired or required depth, by hand or using trenching tools.


• Must be active listeners by giving full attention to what other people are saying,
taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate
and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
• Select and use training methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when
learning or teaching new things.
• Must use the skill of active learning by understanding the implications of new
information for both current and future problem solving and decision making.
• Must have the skill to determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a
• Must have the ability to monitor performance of your crew members, yourself and
organizations that might be taking part in the project you are working.
• Conduct tests and inspections of products, services or processes to evaluate quality
or performance.
• Use mathematics to solve problems in your job function.
• Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative
solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Must have the skill to talk to others to convey information effectively.
• Must consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the
most appropriate one.


• Must use hands and arms in handling, installing and positioning materials and
manipulating objects.
• Work activities include running, maneuvering, navigating or driving vehicles or
mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft or watercraft.
• Provide information to supervisors, co-workers and subordinates by telephone, in
written form, e-mail or in person.
• Use either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or
processes not including computers or vehicles.
• Perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and
moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping,
and handling of materials.


• Must have transportation to and from the job site.
• Must have experience with sanitary, water, sewer, storm, and/or pressure pipe
placement. Experience with deep excavation is preferred.
• Valid driver’s license.
• Comply with industry standard safety regulations.
• Ability to communicate with foreman and crew.
• Pass pre-employment screenings including drug screen and I-9 verification.
This is an hourly position with paid overtime after 40 hours per week. Starting pay is
dependent on how well the candidates experience correlates with duties required.


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