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Underground Pipelayer- Edmonton

Title Underground Pipelayer- Edmonton
Start Date2021-07-26
Job Information

Whissell is a long-standing family run business that is proudly dedicated to safety. With decades of industry experience, Whissell is the expert in deep underground utility construction and infrastructure.

Reporting to the Underground Foreman, the Pipelayer will support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values, and three daily pillars of safety, quality, and efficiency.

Core Responsibilities


  • Train, mentor and motivate junior crew members
  • Carry out site foreman’s directives safely throughout daily operations
  • Install various sizes and material of the pipe
  • Work safely in deep trenches
  • Ability to safely work around excavation equipment including excavators, loaders, packers, etc.
  • Cut pipes to required lengths
  • Check slopes for conformance to requirements, using levels or lasers
  • Dig trenches to desired or required depths by hand or using trenching tools
  • Mentor and coach junior employees
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Ensure compliance with Alberta OH&S guidelines and Whissell safety policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Minimum of 3-5 year working as a Pipelayer in the Deep Underground Utility Installation industry
  • Thorough knowledge of pipe lasers and transit use (leveled, grade, proper working order)
  • Ability to read blueprint and city specifications is required
  • Ability to read and understand Locates is required
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have high attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Whissell provides a competitive compensation package including benefits with health, vision and dental coverage, along with employee development and training.

PLEASE NOTE: All Whissell employees are required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and provide a valid Driver’s Abstract (no more than three months old) prior to starting work.

To apply, email your resume to  or fax to 403.236.8834, Subject Line: Underground Pipelayer- Edmonton & out of town

Whissell Contracting Ltd. would like to thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

No agencies, please.

Job Type: Full-time

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