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General InfoJob Type: Full-TimePay:iCompetitive Wages - Union Scale plus Union Benefits (Health, Vision, Dental), Pension PlanOther:iAdvancement Opportunities, Boot Reimbursement, Safe/ Clean/ Friendly Environment, Specialty Tools ProvidedCompany InfoElder 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.iAlthough 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 prospective candidates must pass a pre-employment physical, drug test, and background check.Job DescriptionElder 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.DutiesFollow job site safetyGeneral knowledge of main line installationLay sewer, storm water, and drain pipe on construction sitesSet up and follow a pipe laserShoot and calculate grade and elevationLead and assist laborersAny other duties assigned by the SupervisoriiRequirementsManhole and structure safetyDependable and willing to report to work on timeVerbal communication skillsAbility to work extended hours during the construction seasonStrong work ethicPhysical RequirementsAbility to lift 60 lbs without assistance is preferredAbility to crawl in and out of structuresSwiftly climb up and down a ladderFrequent bending, reaching, standing, walking, squatting, sitting, and pushing and pulling heavy objects throughout daily shiftCapable to work in sun, heat, water, and other various weather conditionsComfortable to work in dirty and dusty environmentsPreferred SkillsFamiliarity of close proximity with heavy equipmentOSHA 10 or 30 CertificationExperience with tools (quikie saw, shovel, chains, drills, etc.)Underground knowledgeiElder Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.iAll prospective employees will be subject to a pre-employment drug screen, physical and a background check.i