Posted on May 25, 2023. Primary Region: Winnipeg, MB

At Nelson River Construction, you become part of a team that is not just committed, but also enthusiastic about road building and repairing construction projects. We employ people who are passionate about their work and seek career challenges and advancement.

Nelson River is currently looking for Pipelayers to join our team. Applicants must be willing to work out of town and at times, in a camp environment. Home-cooked meals or food allowance provided when out of town.


The Pipelayer is responsible for laying pipe and manholes for storm or sanitary sewers and water mains. All pipes must meet grade elevations by use of levels or lasers.

Duties and Responsibilities

-Execute the daily plan and work sequence under the direction of the Foreman, completing daily tasks in an effective and safety-conscious manner
-Participate in safety meetings and toolbox talks
-Provide pipe installation to meet set specifications
-Assist and work with operators in trenching to required depths
-Load, unload and move construction materials around the worksite
-Ensure worksite is organized and free of clutter, rubble and garbage
-The ability to follow directions hard work and dependability are extremely important
-Have a strong logical/critical thinking, decision making and problem-solving skills

Job Requirements

-Possess a valid class 5 driver’s license
-Minimum of 3 years of pipelaying experience
-Physically able to repetitively lift and carry 50 lbs on a regular basis
-Must be able to work with litter supervision; be self-directed
-Punctual and able to work full time, overtime, and occasional weekends
-Able to read and understand drawings
Able to operate equipment considered an asset
-Familiar with construction methods for all types of sewer pipe material
-Training and certification in confined space, fall protections, H2S, and First Aid is an asset
-Working in inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust
-Willing to work out of town and in remote locations in a camp environment, as required.

Nelson River Construction offers great growth opportunities and excellent wages and benefits. We offered paid orientation and training. If you are interested in becoming part of a strong team, and a leader in the construction industry, please forward your resume.

Only those considered for employment will be contacted.


Winnipeg, MB

Job type: Seasonal

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