Pipelayer – Construction

Volker Stevin Contracting
Calgary, AB
Application deadline: 28/01/2023
Job ID:

Hiring for 2023 Season

Anticipated start date:  Spring 2023 (Actual start date is weather-dependent)    

Reporting to the Foreman the Pipelayer will be responsible for preparing and installing underground pipelines as required. 

Industry experience:

  • Industrial/commercial/institutional (ICI) construction, Pipelines, Underground and tunnel work 

Work Site Environment: 

  • Outdoors, Underground 

Work conditions and physical capabilities:

  • Fast-paced environment, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Overtime required, Attention to detail   

Own tools/equipment:

  • Steel-toed safety boots 

Security and safety:

  • Driving record check (abstract), Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements  


  • 1 year of related experience 

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

Qualifications & Experience

  • Mix, pour and spread materials (ensure pipe is properly bedded in granular or native material before backfilling occurs).  
  • Assist in aligning pipes during pipeline construction 
  • Clean and pile salvaged materials 
  • Assists other workers with general labour activities during trenching and laying of pipe.  
  • Work independently completing straight forward tasks as pertaining to the process of laying pipe on the line and grade. 
  • Ensure pipe is properly bedded in granular or native material before backfilling occurs. 
  • Ensure all work is conducted in a safe and responsible manner. 
  • Be aware of changes to materials and techniques. Adapt easily to those changes.  
  • Work with a variety of hand/ power tools used in underground utility, and a variety of new and salvage materials.  
  • Be aware of proper slinging of pipe, manhole barrels, etc. and ensure safe work procedures are followed during lowering of materials into the excavation.  

How to apply:   

Online: https://www.cognitoforms.com/VolkerStevinCanada/VolkerStevinContractingPipelayerApplication 

By mail: 7175 12 Street S.E., Calgary, AB, T2H 2S6 

Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, Visible minorities, Indigenous people and Newcomers to Canada, are welcome to apply. 

About Volker Stevin Contracting

Since 1978 Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd. has been one of the premier civil contractors in the Calgary region. We are a well-established, and highly respected general contractor with a wealth of experience, and expertise in projects ranging from $10,000 to $150,000,000. We take great pride in delivering top quality projects on time, and on budget. As one of the larger local contractors, we have the personnel, resources, and equipment to ensure timely delivery of the projects to which we commit. Our resource pool offers us approximately 800 employees, from general laborers to the most highly skilled equipment operators, foremen, superintendents, and project managers, all within the City of Calgary and area.

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