Pipe Layer – Drainage

at Zachry Construction Corporation
Location San Antonio, Texas
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent


Job Summary

Pipe Layers are responsible for assembling, connecting, and constructing pipe systems for storm or sanitation sewers, drains, and water mains. Ensures ground is prepped and trenches are dug out for pipes. Also aligns pipes and seals joints together with cement or glue. Pipe Layers will work with pipe crew setting RCP and RCB pipe for pipe extensions and full pipe crossings on our 281N project in San Antonio, TX. Hourly range is $15 to $18, depending on experience.

Essential Functions

+ May operate hand and or power tools

+ Follow all required safety rules, policies, and guidelines

+ Set up laser with grades and verify all percentage slopes on drawings

+ Make necessary corrections with field supervision

+ Configure pipe routes

+ Align pipes in pipeline sections

+ Dig trenches with trenching tools

+ Insert pipe into trenches

+ Insert spaces in between pipes

+ Pull out defective or misaligned pipes

+ Inspect places where pipes are fitted together to ensure pipes are spaced out properly and according to specifications

+ Lay pipe for storm or sanitation sewers, drains, and water mains

+ Grade trenches or culverts

+ Seal joints

+ Ensure pipes are fitted and aligned using grade rods or transit levels

+ Cover pipes with dirt or other material

+ Drill holes into pipes for auxiliary lines

+ Work with concrete pipes

This job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. The job summary is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required .

Required Skills & Experience

+ Physical ability to perform assigned tasks

+ Basic knowledge of operating hand and power tools of various types

+ Knowledge of working with concrete pipes

+ Previous experience setting up to 42" RCP

+ Previous experience with safety end treatments

+ At least 3 years in utility roadway construction

+ Flexibility to work days & nights as needed

Zachry stands on a rich tradition of creativity, stability, innovation and experience in the construction industry. Fully understanding that Zachry's employees are the heart of our success, we foster a dynamic work environment by providing development opportunities such as training, education, and career advancement. We believe people are our greatest asset and offer a variety of training and development opportunities to promote excellence and facilitate career advancement.

Zachry offers an industry leading benefits package for our employees and their families.

+ 401k

+ Medical and dental insurance

+ Life insurance

+ Paid leave

+ Tuition reimbursement

+ Employee assistance program

+ and many more

Zachry Construction Corporation performs heavy civil and building work throughout the United States and relocation is sometimes required for continuous employment opportunities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

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