Pipelayer

Hourly · Chew Excavating, Victoria, British Columbia
Department Hourly
Employment Type 050 - Hourly, Union: Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $35.57/hour

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Pipelayer

 

Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent, Union
Business Unit: Chew Excavating Ltd.
Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Reporting to: Operations Manager

Wage Rate: $35.57/hour

Hours of Work: 40 hours/week

Work Setting: Institutional, Commercial, Civil, Industrial, Residential 

Number of Job Vacancies: 1


Chew is an industrial business and part of the Ralmax Group of Companies. We offer competitive wages and benefits package, professional development and a great company culture.


Responsibilities:


  • Report to work each day, and attend the morning job site meeting, during which the day's activities will be discussed.
  • Organize necessary tools for the day's work at the beginning of the shift.
  • Assist superintendent or foreman in setting up lasers or levels and establishing the required layout of day.
  • Do as you are instructed by your supervisor, provided it is safe to do so, and you understand what is required, if you have questions, ask.
  • Participate in Chew Excavating Ltd. training program.
  • Ensure that all equipment that is not functioning properly is reported to your supervisor as well as if more fuel is required for pumps and saws.
  • Testing of sewers and pressure mains.
  • Mandrilling of ducting.
  • Installing shoring or trench cages in excavations as required.
  • Inspect the site at the end of the shift to make sure no tools have been left out.
  • Ensure that all open excavation, manholes etc. are adequately barricaded.
  • Attend meetings with superintendent, foreman and senior pipe layers on upcoming tasks, and advise if materials for the tasks are on site.
  • Provide training and advice to labourers.
  • Attend and participate in all tailgate meetings.
  • Ensure that before you, or anyone else, enters a confined space, that you have been properly trained and understand the procedures for entering a confined space.
  • Double check with supervisors, before work commences, that BC 1 Call has been notified, and all other utilities in the area have been contacted, and all services have been located.
  • Abide by the requirements containing in the Chew Excavating Ltd. safety manual.
  • Other duties as required.


Qualifications:


Education and Experience 


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar or related role
  • Valid class 5 BC drivers' license
  • The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of pipe and fittings
  • Thorough skills in working with concrete, be able to mix grout and bench manholes.
  • Have a valid driver's license and be able to safely operate company vehicles.
  • Have a thorough understanding of Chew Excavating Ltd. safety manual
  • Have a full understanding on how to read plans
  • Have a thorough understanding of man drilling ducts, and understand the risks involved.
  • Have a thorough understanding of hydrostatic testing of pressure pipe, and understand the risks involved.
  • Have a good understanding of levels and grades for pipe laying, road construction, and site grading.
  • Have a thorough understanding in an air testing sewer pipe, and understand the risks involved.
  • Have an understanding in shoring requirement for excavations, and be able to realize what is safe and what is not.


Knowledge and Skills


  • Sound knowledge of excavation, civil construction, and building techniques and the ability to read and interpret contract drawings and specifications
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Proactive problem-solver that can manage difficult situations with positive results
  • Have a thorough understanding of levels and grades for pipe laying, road construction, and site grading
  • Have a thorough understanding in shoring requirement for excavations, and be able to realize what is safe and what is not
  • Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Proactive problem-solver that can manage difficult situations with positive results
  • High level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills


Application Process

 

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and cultures to join our team (including self-identifying Indigenous, status, non-status, Metis, and Inuit and non-Indigenous cultures). If you have any questions regarding this position or applying for the position, please reach out and email us at: hr@ralmax.com. We want to support all applicants during this process. We encourage all indigenous candidates to self identify during the application process.    

 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

 

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

We are looking forward to connecting with you!


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  • Location
    Chew Excavating, Victoria, British Columbia
  • Department
    Hourly
  • Employment Type
    050 - Hourly, Union: Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    $35.57/hour