Job Description

Layout, assembles, and installs underground pipe systems of various shapes, sizes and pressures.  Ensures proper placement, connections, and alignment according to project specifications.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans underground pipe system layout, installation, or repair according to project specifications
  • Determines equipment and material needs for each assignment
  • Cuts, threads, and bends, pipe to specifications using hand tools and power tools
  • Measures and marks pipes for cutting and threading
  • Assembles pipes, tubes, and fittings according to specifications
  • Inspects work site to identify obstructions or holes that will cause structure weakness
  • Inspects, examines, and tests installed systems to ensure quality construction
  • Identify and resolve construction site problems
  • Provide immediate and accurate communication to the Superintendent
  • Enforce the Scherer Construction/OSHA safety standards at all times

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and move work related items up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to push, pull up, bend at the knees and waist, twist body at waist, raise and hold arms overhead, turn head-neck-shoulders as needed
  • Must be able to stand, squat and kneel on hard surfaces
  • Must be able to grasp and hold tools and other items with hands
  • Must be able to work frequently in hot temperatures, loud noises and exhaust fumes