Water & Sewer Pipelayer- Lexington, KY

CJ Hughes is looking for an experience pipelayer for the water and sewer department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor at construction project sites.
  • Placement/Connection of water piping on water projects (Example 3’-8’ trench depth)
  • Direct and/or work with the lead excavator operator on trench excavation
  • Ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed. Bring any concerns to the attention of the project Foreman, Superintendent, or management.
  • Must have experience in placement/connection of PVC & Ductile Iron piping and
  • Mechanical Joint Fittings. (Typically, 2” – 24” Sizes. Can be larger diameter at times).
  • Must have experience in hydrostatic testing and disinfection of waterlines.
  • Always maintain a clean job site. Pick up all material, tools, and small equipment and secure job site each day in order to eliminate potential hazards.
  • Assist in identifying and ensuring that any underground and overhead utilities have been located/exposed prior to excavating.
  • Review trenching requirements with Superintendent and ensure any required protection is available.
  • Keep project Foreman, or Superintendent informed of known actions, written or verbal, which may affect the ability to successfully perform tasks at construction project sites or adversely affect Company operations.

Requirements

  • Satisfactory Pre-employment drug screening
  • 1-2 Years’ experience in placing water piping on water projects
  • CDL License preferred
  • Provide US work authorization documents for I-9 form
  • MVR satisfying Company Fleet Vehicle Policy requirements
  • Satisfactory Criminal History Check (if required by customer)

CJ Hughes is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetics, disability or protected veteran status.

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