Pipe Layer

Employer
DXI Construction
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Jun 10, 2019
Closes
Jun 18, 2019
Ref
152713284
Hours
Full Time
. Applicant should have strong history in successfully installingpipelines to grade and passing Hydro tests for ductile iron, PVC, and PE pipe.Should be knowledgeable with laser beams and shooting line and grade. . Water- C-900, ductile iron . Sewer - Ductile iron, SDR -35, PVC Sch 40 . Storm Drain - RCP, HDPE . Must know how to read Cut Sheets, set up laser . Performs physical construction including, but not limited to,digging ditches or trenches, backfilling excavations, and compacting andleveling earth to grade specifications using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampersand rakes . Uses a mechanized pipe saw and differentiate blade types forproject specific requirements. . Positions, aligns and lays out differing pipe routes bycommunicating with supervisors/foreman. This will include verbal, written orfollowing provided construction plan sets. . Signals equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement andadjustment of machinery, equipment and materials. . Connects water and sewer pipe fittings, to include PVC push onfittings, ductile iron mechanical joint fittings and the required properrestraint mechanisms. . Installs proper bell joint restraint to include the use andunderstanding of bell harnesses and a joint restraint table. . Performs sewer manhole installations, to include proper jointinstallation and joint wrap and setting and securing a manhole frame and cover. . Sets final trench grades by hand digging or using trenching tools. . Sets trench boxes and performs pipe installations. This couldinvolve the use of mechanical tampering equipment or hand tools. . Performs taps and drills on existing or new water pipes forservice line installation. This would include both PVC and DIP pipe tapping anddrilling and sizes up to two inches in diameter. . Performs pipe repairs and replacements. . Must Have Experience with braces to support the sides ofexcavations. This would include the installation and use of hydraulic shoring. . Loads, unloads, identifies and distributes utility materials tothe appropriate location, according to project plans and specifications.

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