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Position Summary

Branch Civil is searching for a skilled, reliable Pipe Layer to join our well-established, growing company.  The Pipe Layer is responsible for preparing and installing underground pipelines in preparation for road construction.  This position reports to the Pipe Foreman.

Duties/Responsibilities
  • 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.
  • Other general labor and construction related duties as required.
  • Promote and adhere to the company’s safety program.
Duties/Responsibilities Cont.
Qualifications
  • High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in underground pipe laying.
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in road construction preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of pipe laying techniques.
  • Have a sense of urgency to meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Accomplish goals in a team environment.
Competencies
Communicating Effectively
Delivering High Quality Work
Dependability
Following Policies and Procedures
Work Environment/Safety
Travel
Supervisory Reponsibility
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The position lifts heavy objects, walks and stands for long periods of time and performs strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions. The employee lifts, pushes, pulls or carries objects. The position requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands). The position requires the ability to quickly move arms and legs. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 100 pounds.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position which will typically involve 40+ hours a week.

AAP/EEO Statement

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the Company not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a veteran, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and condition of employment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Nearest Major Market: Raleigh