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Pipe Layer

Phoenix, AZ, USA Req #28
Friday, March 22, 2024
Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Haydon is a family-owned business established in 1991 on a foundation of grit and long-lasting relationships. The company serves a wide scale of markets with its all-in-one construction solutions including:  Building (Commercial), Heavy Civil, Pre-Construction, Landscape and Building Information Modeling. Haydon’s unique full-service structure for all major scopes of work enables clients to receive detailed expertise during pre-construction, minimized schedule risk during construction and the best overall value on projects. With its full-service landscaping division, Earthscapes, and its H3D Solutions modeling and design subsidiaries, Haydon offers a full suite of premier modern construction solutions. Whether it’s the roads we drive on or the buildings we work, shop, learn, play and receive care in, Haydon is the one contractor that serves the entire spectrum of the construction industry – and it does so with heart. The company employs quality, passionate people, innovative technology, an open mind and a can-do attitude to construct projects that serve our entire community. For more information, please visit haydonbc.com.


The Pipe Layer is responsible for assembling, connecting, and installing pipe systems for “wet” utilities (storm or sanitation sewers, drains, and water mains) and/or “dry” utilities (power, cable, communications, natural gas, and conduit). Our pipelayers ensure the ground is prepped, on grade, and meets specifications for slope, shade, and alignment. Pipe layers must be proficient in the installation of water, sanitary and storm sewer systems, and/or power, cable, communications, and natural gas pipe systems. This includes service connections, mechanical, or gasket fittings including valves, tee’s, wye’s bends, couplings, saddles, and ARV’s. Pipelayers must be knowledgeable in a variety of sizes/types of water lines, sewer pipes, and/or conduit and lines for power, cable, communications, and natural gas with the skill and workmanship to install them with a high degree of accuracy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Directs the Pipe Laborer on what tools are needed in the trench, the length of the pipe, and how to cut the pipe
  • Communicates with the operator about the alignment of the pipe by using hand signals to ensure the proper depth 
  • Digs trenches with trenching tools.
  • Understands trench safety requirements, soil types and use of protective systems
  • Slides pipe into trenches.
  • Inserts spaces in between or around pipes.
  • Pulls out defective or misaligned pipe.
  • Cutting, aligning, and joining sections of pipe
  • Corrects alignments with sledgehammers.
  • Inspects places where pipes are fitted together to ensure pipes are spaced out properly and according to specifications.
  • Lays pipe for storm or sanitation sewers, drains, and water mains.
  • Seals joints by mechanical means (bolts/wrenches).
  • Ensures pipes are installed and sloped or leveled correctly using transit levels, grade rods, or lasers.
  • Assists the Pipe Supervisor with planning out the jobs by reviewing blueprints.
  • Drills holes into pipes for auxiliary lines.
  • Other related or general labor duties as assigned.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
  • Design - Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Communications - Strong problem solving, risk management, organization, and communication skills.  Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
  • Job Knowledge – Strong understanding of construction safety and OSHA requirements.  Strong understanding of construction methods, critical path method scheduling, and interpretation of plans and specifications.  Competent in required job skills and knowledge; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to other.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.
  • Performance Coaching - Defines responsibilities and expectations; sets goals and objectives; gives performance feedback; motivates for increased results; recognizes contributions; encourages training and development.

QUALIFICATIONS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience

3-5 years of experience in underground pipe laying with at least 2 years in road construction.  Strong knowledge of pipe laying techniques.  Dependability and ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to type, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit.  Out of town travel and work may be required.  Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.  Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis.

Benefits at Haydon/Earthscapes:
Health Options

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Critical Illness, Hospital, Accident
  • Short-Term / Long-Term Disability
  • Infertility Treatment Coverage
Worklife Balance
Professional Development
Teamwork / Camaraderie 
Retirement Planning 


EEO Statement

Haydon Companies is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by appliable law.


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA