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General Info Job Type: Full-Time Pay: Competitive Wages - Union Scale plus Union Benefits (Health, Vision, Dental), Pension Plan Other: Advancement Opportunities, Boot Reimbursement, Safe/ Clean/ Friendly Environment, Specialty Tools Provided Company Info Elder Corporation is a family-owned business that values long-term employee relationships. We specialize in massive earthmoving, complex underground utility projects to heavy duty demolition work, and are trusted by thousands of Midwest customers to be their site development partner. Although we require experienced applicants for some positions, we are always looking for employees who are willing to be flexible and learn new skills. To learn more about Elder Corporation, visit our website at www.eldercorp.com. All prospective candidates must pass a pre-employment physical, drug test, and background check. Job Description Elder Corporation is searching for a Pipelayer with a minimum of three years’ experience. Candidates with less experience will be accepted if they are a hard worker and willing and open to learning new skills. Elder Corporation’s goal is to have all employees home with their family each night. Most job sites are located within 60 miles of DesMoines, giving employees the luxury of going home each night. Duties Follow job site safety

General knowledge of main line installation

Lay sewer, storm water, and drain pipe on construction sites

Set up and follow a pipe laser

Shoot and calculate grade and elevation

Lead and assist laborers

Any other duties assigned by the Supervisor


Manhole and structure safety

Dependable and willing to report to work on time

Verbal communication skills

Ability to work extended hours during the construction season

Strong work ethic

Physical Requirements

Ability to lift 60 lbs without assistance is preferred

Ability to crawl in and out of structures

Swiftly climb up and down a ladder

Frequent bending, reaching, standing, walking, squatting, sitting, and pushing and pulling heavy objects throughout daily shift

Capable to work in sun, heat, water, and other various weather conditions

Comfortable to work in dirty and dusty environments

Preferred Skills

Familiarity of close proximity with heavy equipment

OSHA 10 or 30 Certification

Experience with tools (quikie saw, shovel, chains, drills, etc.)

Underground knowledge

Elder Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All prospective employees will be subject to a pre-employment drug screen, physical and a background check.

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