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Zachry Construction Corporation
Mesquite, TX | Full Time
$79k-94k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Pipe Layer
$79k-94k (estimate)
Full Time | Heavy Civil Construction 1 Week Ago

Zachry Construction Corporation is Hiring a Pipe Layer Near Mesquite, TX

Extraordinary commitment runs deep at Zachry. Here, dedicated men and women have the opportunity to work on challenging projects alongside those who value innovation and support team efforts in all our endeavors. We take care of our team members as family, within a culture of service where we do the right thing because it is the right thing to do. Our core values are at the center of every decision we make:

Every Person Matters®

Together We Can Do Great Things®

This Is More Than a Job®

Job Summary

Pipe Layers are responsible for assembling, connecting, and constructing pipe systems for storm or sanitation sewers, drains, and water mains. Ensures ground is prepped and trenches are dug out for pipes. Also aligns pipes and seals joints together with cement or glue. Pipe Layers will work with the pipe crew setting RCP and RCB pipe for pipe extensions and full pipe crossings. Understand how to lead the installation of storm drainage reinforced concrete pipe, reinforced concrete box culverts, precast reinforced manholes, and precast reinforced concrete inlets. Understand the roles and responsibilities of each pipe crew member to execute installs accurately and in a safe manner. Utilize heavy equipment to install storm drainage materials correctly.

Essential Functions

  • May operate hand and or power tools
  • Follow all required safety rules, policies, and guidelines
  • Set up the laser with grades and verify all percentage slopes on drawings
  • Make necessary corrections with field supervision
  • Configure pipe routes
  • Align pipes in pipeline sections
  • Dig trenches with trenching tools
  • Insert the pipe into trenches
  • Insert spaces in between pipes
  • Pull out defective or misaligned pipes
  • Inspect places where pipes are fitted together to ensure pipes are spaced out properly and according to specifications
  • Lay pipe for storm or sanitation sewers, drains, and water mains
  • Grade trenches or culverts
  • Seal joints
  • Ensure pipes are fitted and aligned using grade rods or transit levels
  • Cover pipes with dirt or other material
  • Drill holes into pipes for auxiliary lines
  • Work with concrete pipes

This job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. The job summary is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

Required Skills & Experience

  • At least 3-5 years experience as a Pipe Layer for concrete storm drainage installations
  • Physical ability to perform assigned tasks
  • Able to lift 50 pounds to assist in pipe operations
  • Basic knowledge of operating hand and power tools of various types
  • Knowledge of working with concrete pipes
  • Previous experience setting up to 42" RCP
  • Previous experience with safety end treatments
  • Flexibility to work days & nights as needed
  • Work in the DFW area Monday through Saturday from 6:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Able to take direction from the Crew Foreman and Leadman
  • Able to follow company safety policies
  • Able to operate pipe laser to understand flowline elevations and drainage percentages
  • Understand how to backfill underground drainage materials
  • Understand OSHA trench and excavation rules
  • Able to and understand how to properly rig for the lifting of drainage materials

Benefits and EOE

Zachry offers an industry-leading benefits package for our employees and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance
  • 401k, Paid leave, and Bonus Program
  • Company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
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Zachry Construction Corporation performs heavy civil and building work throughout the United States, and relocation is sometimes required for continuous employment opportunities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

Notice to Staffing AgenciesZachry Construction Corporation and its subsidiaries (Zachry) will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Zachry, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zachry mailing address or email address, directly to Zachry employees, or to Zachry’s resume database will be considered Zachry property. Zachry will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Zachry will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Zachry’s recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid, fully executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Zachry will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Zachry’s Human Resources Representative or his/her designee. No other Zachry employee is authorized to bind Zachry to any agreement regarding placement of candidates by Agency.

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Phone: 877-884-9247
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Job Summary


Full Time


Heavy Civil Construction


$79k-94k (estimate)









100 - 200








$10M - $50M


Heavy Civil Construction

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