Careers Civil Pipelayer

Civil Pipelayer

The Civil Pipe Layer is responsible for assisting the Foreman/In-Charge with all duties related to completing a build in a safe, efficient, & productive manner. Apply Now

Major Duties Performed:

  • Ensures trucks are loaded/stocked with required tools/equipment/materials required for the daily build/tasks
  • Ensures trucks are clean, tidy & organized, always
  • Ensures job site is kept clean & identify all possible safety hazards
  • Ensures job build area is safely blocked from traffic & pedestrians
  • Assists Foreman/In-Charge with all site related duties including but not limited to confirming what is needed & ensuring all materials & equipment required for daily tasks are in working order & safely loaded, with basic flagging equipment
  • Loads & unloads materials, tools & equipment; distributes to appropriate locations according to project plans & specifications
  • Prepares job site for build; measures & marks out areas where construction work will be performed
  • Reads & interprets plans, instructions, & specifications to determine work activities
  • Rodding conduits
  • Operates jackhammers & chipping guns to break up concrete or pavement while practicing safe trenching & digging methods
  • Erects & disassembles scaffolding, shoring, braces, traffic barricades, ramps & other temporary structures
  • Signals equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement & adjustment of machinery, equipment, & materials
  • Tends pumps, compressors & generators to provide power for tools, machinery & equipment
  • Digs ditches or trenches, backfills excavations & compacts & levels earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers & rakes
  • Shovels gravel & other materials into trenches
  • Positions, joins, aligns & seals conduits
  • Operates, reads & maintains air monitoring & other sampling devices in confined &/or hazardous environments
  • Operates & cares for construction equipment & machines; lubricates, cleans, fuels & repairs machinery, equipment & tools
  • Performs utility spotting when operator is excavating
  • Identifies, packs & transports hazardous materials when required
  • Ensure all certifications & licenses applicable to duties/tasks outlined in this job description are kept up-to-date & valid

Health & Safety Duties:

  • Operates tools, equipment & machinery according to prescribed safety procedures
  • Follows established safety procedures & techniques to perform job duties including lifting, climbing, etc.
  • Corrects unsafe conditions in work areas & reports any conditions that are not correctable to Foreman/In-Charge immediately
  • Completes FLHA daily upon arrival at the job site
  • Abides by the Confined Space Entry procedures
  • Ensures public safety around the job site (work zones)
  • Abides by Berto’s Health & Safety Manual & WorkSafe BC procedures at all times

Job Requirements:

  • 6+ months construction/labourer experience
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Basic understanding of construction principles and procedures, an asset:
    • Ability to identify a utility service
    • Ability to distinguish utility markings
  • Experience using small power tools an asset
    • Cut Off Saw
    • Plate Tamper
    • Drill
    • Jumping Jack
    • Generator
    • Air Compressor
    • Pneumatic Tool
    • Shovels, rakes, etc.
  • Access to reliable transportation

Work Environment:

  • Regularly works near moving mobile equipment in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat & humidity, & exposure to dust & asphalt
  • Noise level may occasionally be loud
  • Hazards associated with the construction industry including overhead & underground hazards
  • Needs to be aware of other trades personnel working in the same job site

Physical Demands:

  • The Civil Pipe Layer is required to stand & for extended periods of time, lift & carry up to 50lbs objects on a regular basis & do repetitive tasks. Steel toe boots, hard hat & safety vest are to be worn at all times.

Organizational Scope:

  • Reports directly to Forman/In-Charge on a daily basis.
  • Direct communication with other Berto employees, including work crew, office administrators & management.

Rate of Pay:

  • $25 – $30/hr