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Pipelayer

The duties of Pipelayer include but are not limited to the following items and physical requirements.

 

Job Specific duties will include:

  • Install storm drain, water, and sewer mains with service connections.

  • Read plans and coordinate for type of pipe and fittings.

  • Read plans and coordinate for grade or depth of cover for pipe.

  • Read plans and coordinate for location of structures and service connections

  • Set line and grade for gravity mains using pipe lasers, levels, and or means.

  • Direct operator to maintain line and grade of trench for pipe installation

  • Locate and install fittings on pipe.

  • Install precast bottoms and structures on mains.

  • Connection of pipe and fittings by slip (gasket), glue, mechanical, and ram neck (Butyl) joints.

  • Maintain egress and work area in trench.

  • Notify Superintendent, Foreman, or Operator of any changes in stability of trench walls or bottom.

  • Assist in testing of installed pipe.

 

General Job site duties will include:

  • Prepare for work daily by setting out tools and equipment needed.

  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.

  • Return tools and equipment to their proper storage area at the end of each day.

  • Assist the crew in other activities if your specific job skills are not needed that day.

  • Report any damaged or lost tools and equipment to the Superintendent or Foremen.

 

Physical Requirements

of Pipelayer

 

  • Some of the physical requirement of this position include but are not limited to the ability to:

  • Sit - Occasionally (0-33%)

  • Stand - Constantly (67 – 100%)

  • Walk - Frequently (34 – 66%)

  • Drive - Occasionally (0 – 33%)

  • Lift 1 to 10 pounds - Constantly (67 – 100%)

  • Lift 11 to 20 pounds - Constantly (67 – 100%)

  • Lift 21 to 50 pounds - Frequently (34 – 66%)

  • Lift 51 to 100 pounds - Occasionally (0 – 33%)

  • Lift over 100 pounds - Occasionally (0 – 33%)

  • Push or pull 1 to 10 pounds - Constantly (67 – 100%)

  • Push or pull 11 to 20 pounds - Constantly (67 – 100%)

  • Push or pull 21 to 50 pounds - Frequently (34 – 66%)

  • Push or pull 51 to 100 pounds - Occasionally (0 – 33%)

  • Push or pull over 100 pounds - Occasionally (0 – 33%)

  • Climbing - Frequently (34 – 66%)

  • Balancing - Frequently (34 – 66%)

  • Stooping - Frequently (34 – 66%)

  • Kneeling - Occasionally (0 – 33%)

  • Crouching - Occasionally (0 – 33%)

  • Crawling - Occasionally (0 – 33%)

  • Reaching above shoulders - Frequently (34 – 66%)

  • Reaching below waist - Constantly (67 – 100%)

  • Handling - Constantly (67 – 100%)

  • Feeling - Frequently (34 – 67%)

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