Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

  • Pipe Layer Helper

    Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/2/2018 9:40 AM)
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  • Overview

    The pipe layer helper is responsible for installing underground pipes, which vary in size from 6”-108” for residential, civil, and commercial projects. Installation of the pipe includes positioning, joining, and aligning the pipes at proper depths, angles, and grades.  The pipe layer is essential in communicating with other team members regarding the excavating activities associated with installing the pipe to ensure work is performed safety and efficiently.



    Job Responsibilities include:

    • Signal equipment operators to ensure a safe and proper excavation has been dug.
    • Establish alignment and grade with the use of a laser.
    • Align and join sections of pipe.
    • Coordinate all other activities in the excavation.


    • 3+ years of experience as a pipe layer within the construction industry.


    Physical Requirements


    The Pipe Layer while performing the essential functions of this job is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, lift above their head, and talk or hear.  The Pipe Layer is occasionally required to kneel, crouch or stoop, climb ladders, bend at the waist, squat, and crawl in tight or confined spaces to perform the essential functions. The Pipe Layer will frequently lift, move or push up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision. Ascending and descending ladders or stairs is required, and movement on uneven terrain is frequently required to carry out essential duties. Occasional driving of a vehicle is required.

    The Pipe Layer will spend their time on the physical job site. This position is exposed to high temperatures; cool/cold temperatures; and loud noises.  Work in the construction area poses significantly greater risk due to moving construction equipment and active construction zones with trip and fall hazards.



    • Strength and Endurance: Pipe Layer positions are physically demanding, and a high level of physical fitness is required.
    • Communication: Excellent interpersonal communication and team work skills are necessary as proper completion of an assigned job and working safe will be highly dependent upon this ability.
    • Flexibility: Ability to work in a number of diverse locations is pertinent, as work locations may change daily.
    • Coordination: Balance, depth perception and eye-hand coordination are critical.
    • Expected Hours: Hours will vary by job, location and season. Working a night shift may be required.
    • Work Ethic: Dedicated and hard working.


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