Pipelayer Helper – Underground Utilities Construction – Calgary

Whissell Contracting


Whissell Contracting Ltd has established a solid reputation for providing construction solutions in Alberta. We are built on strong core values and take pride in our Team, our dedication to Safety, and excellence in the work we do. For over 5 decades, Whissell’s expertise has focused on deep Underground Utility infrastructure and Earthwork construction services.

Whissell is looking for individuals that want to be part of an industry leader whose goals are to keep ahead of the curve on technology and innovative solutions. If you are committed to growing Whissell services, divisions, and innovating renewable energy solutions to the industry, Apply today! We look forward to you joining our Team.

Reporting to the Underground Foreman, the Pipelayer Helper will support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values, and three daily pillars of safety, quality and efficiency.

Core Responsibilities:

-Assist pipelayers in daily duties as required.
-Shovel gravel, hand dig for bell holes, water valves, or to unhook materials which have been craned into the trench
-Assist in pipe placement, soil compaction, pipe line up
-Able to safely stand where the machines are operating
-Assist in measuring pipe for cuts into manholes, bends, hydrants, and connections
-Learn about why it is important to remove gaskets from pipe connections, clean, inspect, and reinstall.

Essential Qualifications:

-3 to 5 years of experience deep underground utilities experience
-Must have your own transportation
-High attention to detail, problem-solving and decision making skills are required
-RSTS or CSTS Certificate is considered an asset
-Must be able to read write and speak English
-Must have good interpersonal skills

What We Offer You:

-Industry leading wage depending on experience
-Excellent Health and Dental benefit plan
-Amazing Professional and Career development opportunities
-Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
-Wonderful team, Whissell is Family owned and operated
PLEASE NOTE: All Whissell employees are required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and provide a valid Driver’s Abstract (no more than three months old) prior to starting work.

Overtime may be required during peak months.

At Whissell we value diversity of expertise, talent, and opinion creating an innovative and collaborative environment. We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

No agencies please..

To apply for this job email your details to careers@whissell.ca.

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