Pipelines Laborer

Maintain area around pump stations and pipelines and services equipment.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Pipelines Laborers do?

Maintains area around pump stations and pipelines and services equipment, performing any combination of following tasks: Loads and unloads materials, tools, and equipment onto and from trucks by hand. Digs drainage ditches, cuts brush, and clears ground around pipe, using pick, shovel, wheelbarrow, and ax. Cleans feeder pipes with scrapers and steel brushes. Paints pipe, using brush and spray gun. Assists in carrying and laying of feeder pipes.


Should I be a Pipelines Laborer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Pipelines Laborer

    Most Pipelines Laborers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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