Pipelayer Helper – Underground

Volker Stevin Contracting
Calgary, AB
Application deadline: 19/07/2024
Job ID: RQ2477

Reporting to the Foreman and their Pipelayers, the Pipelayer Helper is responsible for providing physical labor support to the pipelayer during all phases of construction and helping to achieve productions safely.

  • Load, unload, and move construction materials around the worksite.
  • Manually remove large rocks and debris turned up by heavy equipment, ensuring all revealed rocks and debris are clear.
  • Flagging traffic when necessary.
  • Understand, interpret, and follow directions from supervisors as to the required work area.
  • Signal operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment and movement of materials.
  • Using a rake or shovel, spread gravel and other construction materials for padding, setting structures, or other utilities and piping.
  • Shovel around live utilities to expose them without damaging them.
  • Operate equipment, such as pneumatic hammers, vibrators, tampers, and packers, as required.
  • Ensure the worksite is organized and free of clutter, rubble, and garbage.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

Qualifications & Experience

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
  • Class 5 Driver’s License with a clean Driver’s Abstract (as per Company policy), is preferred.
  • Physically fit and ability to repetitively lift and carry at least 40 lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Preferred minimum 1–3 years of experience within the underground utility construction industry.

Note: We promote a safe work environment with a substance abuse testing program.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted for an interview.

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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