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Pipe layer - Water, Sanitary, Storm and Sewer Utilities

Trident Civil is now hiring for full time experienced pipe layers. Jobsites are in various Hampton Roads cities.

The duties of Pipe Layer include but are not limited to the following items and physical

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.

  • Lift 50+ pounds and capability to push, pull, or carry heavy objects

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.


  • Valid drivers license, preferred

SALARY: Based on experience.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities. We are a drug free workplace.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee assistance program

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

  • Overtime

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Virginia Beach, VA 23454: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Installing storm drains and sewer mains: 3 years (Required)

  • Job Plans / Blueprint reading: 3 years (Required)

  • Working with trench boxes and various grading tools: 3 years (Required)

  • Laying concrete pipe and precasting: 3 years (Required)

  • Using A Pipe laser: 3 years (Required)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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