Pipe Layer (Plant Division)

North and South Carolina, NC 28111

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Position Description

Candidates for the Pipe Layer position should have the skills and knowledge to perform the following:

-Responsible for installation of various types of underground piping. (examples: ductile iron, pvc, galv’d steel, black steel, and concrete). Must be able to carry and maintain grade using pipe laser equipment. Responsible for grade elevation and reading blueprints & complex diagrams. Responsible for the installation and proper use of trench shoring equipment. Trench safety certification a plus.

-Experience and Requirements:

-Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field of underground pipe utilities, preferably in the field of treatment plant construction. Must be able to properly pothole and assist excavator operator with uncovering existing underground utilities within existing treatment facilities. Must be able to measure and safely cut various types of pipe. Must be able to lift and carry 80 lbs.

-Working conditions:

-Pipe layers work on a job site outdoors in a variety of weather conditions including extreme heat, cold and precipitation. The work may be labor-intensive as pipe laying typically involves rigging, lifting and positioning of large pipe sections, manual cutting of pipe sections and mechanical connection of various fitting types. Climbing in and out of excavations and trench shoring devices is a regular daily routine and expectation.


-a college degree is not required; however, a high school diploma is and pipe laying experience is preferred. On the job training is available to advance a pipe layers career.