Pipe Layer Site Utility

Hyattsville, MD posted on October 12

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Title: Pipe Layer

Reports to:  Foreman

Status: Regular, Full Time, Non-exempt

Primary Function: The Pipe Layer is responsible for preparing and installing underground pipelines in preparation for construction.


Duties and Key Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the Pipe Layer include, but are not limited to:

  • General Install conduit and manhole structure 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 grades for conformance to requirements, using levels or lasers.
  • Connect pipe pieces and seal joints or glue.
  • 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 Labor and construction related duties as required.
  • Must ensure a solid understanding of and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics.
  • Must examine situations considering the principles of the Code of Ethics.
  • Promote, safety execute and adhere to the company’s 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 Company’s Safety Program.
  • Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself, or endanger the wellbeing of

Qualifications Education, Training and Certifications:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred
  • Valid Driver License
  • 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

Special Requirements:

  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
  • Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but to limited, lifting materials and equipment (up to 70 pounds unassisted), standing, climbing, walking, or using hands to operate/handle tools.

We offer you:

  • A competitive base salary to commensurate with experience.
  • Excellent comprehensive employee benefits – to include attractive coverage options in medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.
  • We also offer the following options to our employees: Supplemental insurance.
  • PTO
  • Paid holidays
  • 401(k).