Pipelayers

Top 3 Pipelayer Jobs

  • Wet Utility Pipelayer - WESTERN UNDERGROUND INC - Phoenix, AZ

    Pipelayer (Underground Wet Utilities) Are you looking for a job where you can put your physical strength, stamina, and team-player attitude to work for you? Our growing underground wet utility ...

  • Foremen/Pipelayer - - Nu-Cal Pipeline Corp - Riverside, CA

    Operating Foremen - for Pipelayer Crew Experienced pipelayer , wet utilities, water sewer and storm drain. Wet utility pipelayer wanted, must be experienced. For water, sewer and storm drain pipeline ...

  • Pipelayer - Sunroc Corp. - Saint George, UT

    The pipelayer position is critical as we work to build better communities. Here are some of the things you will do: * Align and position pipes to prepare them for sealing. * Check slopes for ...

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What Pipelayers Do

Lay pipe for storm or sanitation sewers, drains, and water mains. Perform any combination of the following tasks: grade trenches or culverts, position pipe, or seal joints. Excludes Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers.


Pipelayer Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 35,100
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $45,980

Job Outlook for Pipelayers

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -500
  • Growth rate: -1 percent (Little or no change)

How to Become a Pipelayer

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

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