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Skilled Laborer/ Pipe Layer In/Out of town

Helena, MT, US, 59601

Helena Sand and Gravel


Job ID:  [[147957]]


Helena Sand & Gravel, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be the preferred source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.


Position Title:

Laborer/Pipe Layer

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Reports To:

Utility Project Manager

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Position Overview

The Pipe Crew – Heavy (Laborer & Equipment Operator) worker is responsible for performing laborer duties to assist the heavy equipment operator to lay and/or dig up pipe in the ground. Pipes include utility/conduit, water and sewer lines. May also operate equipment if trained. This job requires travel throughout the state of Montana.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Shovels earth/dirt to prepare ground trenches for pipes.  May dig up existing ground pipes with shovel as needed.
  • Guides pipes into place while equipment operator maneuvers pipes attached with chains/guide wires. 
  • Attaches trench box to chains/guide wires so it can be lowered or lifted by the equipment operator.  Attaches pipes to chains/guide wires.
  • Connects pipes using misc. tools, lubricants, glue/grout.  Builds couplings, connectors, and mechanical joints using parts and tools.  Cuts pipe with saw.
  • Sets up and moves laser level/tripod and pipe lasers. 
  • Performs job site clean-up.
  • Fences off job site areas for safety purposes.  Sets up barricades and safety cones.
  • May operate heavy equipment to include front end loader, excavator, backhoe, or other equipment as needed.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • 2-5 years previous utility experience highly preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance and attendance.
  • Good math skills required.
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply common sense understanding to follow written and/or verbal instructions.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to work overtime and weekends.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, without direct supervision.           
  • Must pass pre-employment physical screening and controlled substance testing.
  • Ability to travel is required.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Americas Offers You


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


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Helena Sand & Gravel is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


Date Posted: 

Nearest Major Market: Helena
Nearest Secondary Market: Montana

Job Segment: Laborer, General Labor, Equipment Operator, Labor, Front End, Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations, Technology