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Construction Pipe Layer - RiverBend Construction (Eugene, OR)

Eugene, OR, US, 97408

RiverBend Construction



Job ID:  382159


RiverBend Construction, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.  



This position involves various manual and grading tasks including, but not limited to laying several types of pipes (sewer, water, drain, etc.), setting grade markers; monitoring grade to guide pipe laying activities; operates and understands the use of a variety of measuring instruments and hand tools; shoveling; sweeping; mechanical assistance; lifting, pushing, and pulling various objects and raking. Work will be performed per the supervisor's instruction, free from direct supervision except for more complicated jobs.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reads and sets grade markers in accordance to construction plans. 

  • Constructs and lays several types of pipes in accordance with construction plans and company standards. 

  • Operates and ensures accurate use of grade equipment (GPS Rover). 

  • Observes excavating activities to verify conformance to marker references and notifies equipment operators and supervisor of deviations. 

  • Interacts with construction crew members who are facilitating alignment, movement, and adjustment of materials and equipment to complete conformation of grade specifications for the pipe project.  

  • Inspects leveling equipment for accurate and safe day-to-day operation and for general maintenance needs. 

  • Performs various labor intensive activities as instructed by supervisor: shoveling, leveling, scraping, raking, etc. 

  • Other duties as assigned. 



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions. 


  • High School diploma or GED is preferred.   

  • Previous related experience in the construction field is essential. 

  • Willingness and ability to travel. 

  • Ability to understand and operate GPS Rover is highly preferred. 

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction. 

  • Concentration, alertness, and attention to detail. 

  • Ability to work with others and/or independently under minimal supervision. 

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions 

  • Valid Driver’s License is required.  


Physical Demands

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


  • GRIP – with at least 90 lbs. of force  

  • CLIMBING – in, around, and on equipment  

  • HEAVY LIFTING – of extremely awkward parts and equipment up to75 lbs. from floor to waist  

  • CARRYING – awkward parts and equipment up to 75 lbs. for 50 feet or more  

  • HIGH LIFT – of up to 50 lbs. floor to shoulder  

  • FLEXIBILITY – awkward reaches  

  • BALANCE – including standing and walking on extremely slick and uneven surfaces while carrying.  

  • VISION – 20/40 corrected vision to see moving safety hazards, moving equipment, vehicles, and obstructions 

  • HEARING – corrected to hear verbal safety warnings and instructions from coworkers 


Work Environment

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


  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.  

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 



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


  • QUALITY – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality. 

  • QUANTITY – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly. 

  • SAFETY AND SECURITY – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. 

  • ATTENDANCE/PUNCTUALITY – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. 

  • DEPENDABILITY – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. 

  • ORAL COMMUNICATION – Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions. 

  • TEAMWORK – Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests. 





What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


RiverBend Construction, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  May 4, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Eugene

Job Segment: Construction, Engineering