Elder Corporation Pipelayer - Skilled & Unskilled - 2018 Construction Season in Des Moines, Iowa
Now hiring for the 2018 construction season to begin in Spring!
General Info Job Type: Full-Time Pay: Competitive Wages - Union Scale plus Union Benefits (Health, Vision, Dental), Pension Plan Other: Advancement Opportunities, Boot Reimbursement, Safe/ Clean/ Friendly Environment, Specialty Tools Provided
Elder Corporation is a family-owned business that values long-term employee relationships. We specialize in massive earthmoving, complex underground utility projects to heavy duty demolition work, and are trusted by thousands of Midwest customers to be their site development partner. Although we require experienced applicants for some positions, we are always looking for employees who are willing to be flexible and learn new skills. To learn more about Elder Corporation, visit our website at www.eldercorp.com.
All prospective candidates must pass a pre-employment physical, drug test, and background check.
Elder Corporation is searching for a Pipelayer with a minimum of three years’ experience. Candidates with less experience will be accepted if they are a hard worker and willing and open to learning new skills. Elder Corporation’s goal is to have all employees home with their family each night. Most job sites are located within 60 miles of DesMoines, giving employees the luxury of going home each night.
Follow job site safety
General knowledge of main line installation
Lay sewer, storm water, and drain pipe on construction sites
Set up and follow a pipe laser
Shoot and calculate grade and elevation
Lead and assist laborers
Any other duties assigned by the Supervisor
Manhole and structure safety
Dependable and willing to report to work on time
Verbal communication skills
Ability to work extended hours during the construction season
Strong work ethic
Ability to lift 60 lbs without assistance is preferred
Ability to crawl in and out of structures
Swiftly climb up and down a ladder
Frequent bending, reaching, standing, walking, squatting, sitting, and pushing and pulling heavy objects throughout daily shift
Capable to work in sun, heat, water, and other various weather conditions
Comfortable to work in dirty and dusty environments
Familiarity of close proximity with heavy equipment
OSHA 10 or 30 Certification
Experience with tools (quikie saw, shovel, chains, drills, etc.)