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Pipe Layer

Falls Church, VA | Full Time
20 Days Ago

Job Description


  • Ensure job site safety
  • Ensure proper excavation & compaction procedures are performed
  • Install sanitary and storm water sewer structures and pipe systems
  • Cut pipes to required lengths
  • Assist in aligning pipes during pipeline construction
  • Align and position pipes to prepare them for welding or sealing
  • Check slopes for conformance to requirements, using levels or lasers
  • Connect pipe pieces and seal joints, using welding equipment, cement, fittings, or glue
  • Tap and drill holes into pipes to introduce auxiliary lines or devices
  • Cover pipes with earth or other materials
  • Grade and level trench bases, using tamping machines and hand tools
  • Train others in pipe-laying techniques


  • Ability access secured facilities
  • Ability to operate large excavators with precision
  • High attention to detail


  • Pay based on experience and certifications 
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/Short Term Disability/Accident/Critical Illness/Hospital Confinement
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401 Match

Skills for Pipe Layer

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Career Path for Pipe Layer

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