Dondlinger & Sons Construction Co Inc Experienced Underground Utilities Pipelayer/Laborer in Wichita, Kansas

Dondlinger Construction Company is one of the industry’s most experienced general contractors with over 119 years in business. Founded in 1898, Dondlinger has a long history of completing landmark projects throughout the region, including Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Missouri and Iowa. We have capabilities in commercial building, civil construction; including bridge and heavy highway, and underground utility construction. In addition, Dondlinger works year-round, has career advancement opportunities, and comprehensive benefits. Visit our website at to learn more about our completed and currently “under construction” projects, our rich past and our exciting future. Dondlinger Construction is an EEO Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

Underground Utilities Pipelayer

Reporting to the Superintendent, the Pipelayer is responsible for preparing and installing underground pipelines; most frequently water lines, storm and sanitary sewer. Duties also include general labor and cleanup and may extend beyond this job description.

  • Install sanitary sewer, storm water sewer and consumable water structures and pipe systems.

  • Lay out pipe routes, following specifications or blueprints and coordinating layouts with supervisor.

  • Cut pipes to required lengths.

  • Assist in aligning pipes during pipeline construction.

  • Align and position pipes to prepare them for welding or sealing.

  • Check slopes for conformance to requirements, using levels or lasers.

  • Connect pipe pieces and seal joints, using welding equipment, cement or glue.

  • Tap and drill holes into pipes to introduce auxiliary lines or devices.

  • Cover pipes with earth or other materials.

  • Grade and level trench bases, using tamping machines and hand tools.

  • Intimate and working knowledge of industry standard hand signals.

  • Train others in pipe-laying techniques.

  • Other general labor and construction related duties as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen, physical exam and physical agility test.

  • Must have at least 2 years of pipelaying experience in an underground utilities capacity.

  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 pounds (and greater) in a regular basis.

  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

  • Must be able to provide leather hard-soled work boots, hammer, tape measure, pliers and tool belt.

  • Must be able to work in inclement and severe (heat and cold) weather conditions. Expect exposure to dust, asphalt and other elements on a daily basis.

  • Must be able to take constructive criticism and work with multiple personalities and demeanors, while maintaining a safe and productive work environment.

If you do not have at least 2 years of pipelaying experience, your application will not be considered.

What do we offer?

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • 401K/Retirement

  • Employee Stock Ownership Program

  • Paid Time Off