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Pipe Layer at Sherwood Construction in Okmulgee, Oklahoma

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Sherwood Companies have a proven track record of completing a variety of projects from General Construction, to Construction Management and Design Build Projects for both public and private owners. A brief summary of the types of projects include, urban expressways, bridges, underground utilities, dam construction, asphalt/concrete paving and water/wastewater treatment plants. 


The incumbent will be responsible for assembling pipe systems for storm or sanitation sewers, drains and water mains. Ensures ground is prepped and trenches dug out for pipes. The incumbent will align pipes and seal joints together with cement or glue. The incumbent will need to operate in a safe and efficient manner following all personal protective equipment (PPE) and process requirements. Travel may be required.


  • Keep work area clean, orderly and safe

  • Install or repair storm or sanitation sewer structures or pipe systems

  • Configure pipe routes

  • Cut pipes to required lengths and align pipes in pipeline sections

  • Dig trenches with trenching tools

  • Lay pipe for storm or sanitation sewers, drain and water mains

  • Seal pipe joints

  • Inspect places where pipes are fit together to ensure pipes are spaced properly and according to specifications

  • Grade trenches or culverts using grade rods and transit levels

  • Cover pipes with dirt or other material and drill holes for auxiliary lines

  • Use magnetic or radion indicators

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Work Standards

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Initiating Action

  • Adaptability

  • Contributing to Team Success

  • Managing Work (Time Management)

  • Communication


  • High School or Degree or GED required

  • 2-3 years of experience in pipe laying experience preferred


  • Mechanical knowledge of machines and tools

  • Mathematics

  • Repairing and troubleshooting

  • Manual dexterity

  • Extent flexibility

  • Finger dexterity

  • Near vision


The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Keyboarding/typing

  • Ability to read effectively from a computer screen and/or a paper copy

  • Ability to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to effectively verbally communicate

  • Ability to stand, sit, stoop, bend, walk and lift heavy objects (50 lbs)


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is performed in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements.