Pipe Layer


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Must have a working knowledge of setup and operation of a pipe laser
  • Must be able to use a shovel and maintain grade in the bottom of the trench
  • Must be able to climb, bend, stoop, & lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to climb up and down an extension ladder going in and out of trenches
  • Must understand and be proficient at proper rigging techniques
  • Must be familiar with trenching, shoring, and confined space guidelines
  • Must be familiar with OSHA trenching and shoring guidelines
  • Must be knowledgeable with all tools associated with laying pipe
  • Must understand the use of a tape measure and four-foot level
  • Must understand the use and maintenance of all tools used to install utilities

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Job requires ability to perform tasks on all areas and aspects of construction project. Requires ability to climb ladders for heights of up to 60 feet, and crawl for distances of 50 feet.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment may vary depending on work site.

By applying for this position, you are acknowledging that you understand HGC’s 65-mile geographic reach. You will be asked to move job sites as project needs change and your morning commute could reach 1 hour.

The job description noted above is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the employee a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position.

Hoopaugh Grading Company, LLC is an industry-recognized, award winning provider of construction services driven by our commitment to providing quality turn-key sitework packages for large industrial, commercial, and residential projects.  Voted one of Charlotte Observer’s Top Places to Work, we strive to provide a friendly work environment that encourages productivity while promoting teamwork on every level.  We value and promote the education, safety and well-being of our employees.  Our comprehensive benefits package includes competitive wages and bonus earning potential, insurance coverage, retirement plan with company match, and employee training opportunities geared toward helping our employees reach their full potential.

Hoopaugh Grading Company, LLC is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant’s qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other basis prohibited by law.

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