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.
-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.
State Utility Contractors, Inc. is committed to excellence and strives to be recognized as the premier builder of environmental service facilities in the Southeast. To earn this recognition by producing the highest quality facilities to meet our clients’ needs within their projects’ design, specification, and budgetary constraints. We enjoy the experience of the construction process and value its importance, realizing that it is the relationships we build during the process.
With our Corporate Office located in Monroe, North Carolina and regional office near Wilmington, North Carolina. State Utility Contractors, Inc. is one of the areas fastest growing employee owned contractors, specializing in heavy civil construction. Our areas of expertise are water and wastewater treatment plants, water and sewer lines, land/infrastructure, and general commercial construction.
State Utility Contractors, Inc. prides itself in being a forward thinking company, with expertise and performance that exceeds our competition. We provide services & solutions to the most complex projects, for without these services, growth could not occur.