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Pipelayer Posted on Mar 01, 2018 by Cansav Construction Ltd.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $27.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 01, 2018
Job Requirements


Cansav Construction Ltd.




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Confined Space Entry Training
  • Traffic Control Person (TCP) Certification
  • Traffic Control Signage (TWS) Certification
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) training

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Trampers (Jumping Jack)
  • Drills
  • Compactor
  • Air compressors
  • Reciprocating saws


5 years or more

Construction Specialization

Water mains

Weight Handling

  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Work Setting

Sewers and water mains

Specific Skills

  • Remove rubble and other debris at construction sites
  • Mix, pour and spread materials
  • Load, unload and transport construction materials
  • Level earth to fine grade specifications
  • Direct traffic at or near construction sites
  • Assist heavy equipment operators
  • Assist in aligning pipes during pipeline construction
  • Pave and rake asphalt
  • Clean and pile salvaged materials
  • Clean up chemical spills and other contaminants
  • Read and interpret blueprints

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety vest

Work Site Environment

  • Underground
  • Confined spaces
  • Outdoors
  • At heights

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is not available
  • Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Reliability

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

Advertised Until

Apr 01, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Pipelayer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Construction Trades Helpers and Labourers

Interest in comparing to sort, clean and pile salvaged materials; in removing rubble and other debris using rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows and other equipment; in cleaning up chemical spills and other contaminants, and removing asbestos and other hazardous materials; and in directing traffic at, or near, construction sites


Interest in operating pneumatic hammers, vibrators and tampers; and in tending and feeding machines and equipment such as mixers, compressors and pumps


Interest in assisting to drill and blast rock, to align pipes and perform related activities during oil and gas pipeline construction and to demolish buildings using prying bars and other tools

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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