Pipelayers/Skilled Laborers

Employer
KOKOSING
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
May 10, 2022
Closes
Jun 14, 2022
Industry
Other, Utilities
Hours
Full Time

Kokosing Construction Company, Inc. (www.kokosing.biz) is one of America's 60 largest General Contractors and services a broad spectrum of clients in both the private and public business sectors. Kokosing's services include the construction of highways, bridges, asphalt and concrete pavement, and underground utilities.  For 70 years, Kokosing has successfully attracted the most qualified technical personnel in the construction industry by offering visible challenges, superior quality, and attractive rewards. With over $800 million in annual sales and a commitment to its workforce, Kokosing Construction Company, Inc. is the winning team.

We are seeking Pipelayers (Heavy Highway projects) in the Northern Virginia / Maryland / DC area.

SUMMARY

Lays and joins various types pf pipe (concrete, PVC, DIP) for utility projects.  Prepares and grades the trenches either manually or by communicating with the equipment operator.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Align pipes in pipeline sections according to specifications.
  • Dig trenches with trenching tools.
  • Set pipes into trenches.
  • Signals operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of pipes.
  • Ensure pipes are fitted and aligned using grade rods or transit levels.
  • Covers pipe with dirt or other material.
  • Assists others with hands-on work.
  • Works in a safe and responsible manner at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to follow directions;
  • Handle basic hand tools, such as shovel, pick, broom, hammer, saw, paint brushes, etc.
  • Light or heavy handling;
  • Job site housekeeping;
  • Flagging;
  • Erect construction signs, cones, etc.

BENEFITS
Kokosing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, life, and disability insurance, paid time off and a 401K plan.

Kokosing is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action federal and state contractor. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

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