PIPE LAYER – SEWER/WATER
On Site-Northern Utah
Type of Job
About the job
RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES:
Including but not limited to the list below.
• Install or repair sanitary or storm-water sewer structures or pipe systems.
• Measure and cut pipes to required lengths per layout and blueprints.
• Dig trenches to desired or required depths by hand or using trenching tools.
• Locate existing pipes needing repair or replacement with hand tools, or with the assistance of heavy
• Use instruments such as lasers, grade rods, and transit levels to set appropriate grade for pipe
• Cover pipes with earth or other materials as required.
• Knowledge of construction stakes and grades, and Blue Stakes laws and regulations.
• Align and position pipes to prepare them for welding or sealing; connect pipe pieces and seal joints,
using welding equipment, cement, or glue.
• Check slopes for conformance to requirements using levels or lasers.
• Lay out pipe routes following written instructions or blueprints coordinating layouts with
• Grade or level trench bases, using tamping machines or hand tools.
• Tap and drill holes into pipes to introduce auxiliary lines or devices.
• Perform sewer manhole installations, to include proper joint installation, joint wrap, and
setting/securing a manhole frame and cover.
• Assist Construction Laborers with labor duties.
• Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned by supervisors.
QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS:
• High School Diploma or GED preferred. Any vocational training is strongly desired.
• Those with an education and/or work-related credential from a secondary or post-secondary
educational system will be given preferred interview status (Precision Exams, NOCTE, etc.).
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in underground utility construction projects, or equivalent
combination of education and experience.
• Demonstrated skills in safe operation of lasers, tamping machines, saws, and other hand or power
tools necessary to meet job requirements.
• Knowledge of street and highway traffic rules and regulations and safety precautions to be observed
in working on or near highways.
• Ability to detect unsafe or hazardous conditions of equipment and work environment.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
• Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to get to and from work.
• Able and willing to work long hours including day, night, weekend shifts as needed, and work
outside of normal hours.
• Able to walk, lift, reach, stoop, stand, grasp, balance, climb, kneel, crouch, and lift up to 50 pounds
• Able to work in outside environments being subjected to weather changes, noise, vibrations, and job
Whitaker Construction offers an exceptional benefit package including:
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Employees earn shares in the company – All employees have ownership in the company and its success
Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term Disability, Supplemental Insurance
401 K and Match
Paid Personal Days
Quarterly Incentive Program (profit sharing)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Reasonable Accommodation Statement
The ADA defines “reasonable accommodation” as a change or adjustment to a job or work
environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential
functions of a particular job, and does not cause an undue hardship for the employer.
Whitaker Construction is an “equal opportunity employer.” Whitaker will not discriminate and will
take “affirmative action” measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment,
advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other
conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, creed, color,
national origin, or sex.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Brigham City, UT, USA