Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


Morrison Utility Services are currently looking to recruit a General Pipeline Construction Operative - Cross Country Pipelines to work on our Caledonia Water Alliance contract in Scotland.

As a General Pipeline Construction Operative you will play an important part of our Site Delivery Team who are responsible for the Construction, Testing and Commissioning of a number of large diameter projects.

As the General Pipeline Operative your duties & responsibilities will be:

A large range of practical tasks including digging trenches, placing and compacting pipe bedding material, laying and jointing pipes, backfilling and compacting trenches, mix and lay concrete, operate machinery, use equipment such as drills and pumps and move and unload materials. The work may also include fencing work, earthworks, construction of pipeline chambers and assisting skilled workers for example Joiners or Bricklayers.

Working under the instruction and supervision of Gangers, Foremen and Construction Managers.

The work may involve the driving of fork-lift trucks, dumper trucks and other construction site vehicles as well as acting as a Banksman

Keeping the site tidy and looking after tools and equipment

Providing assistance to the site team which may include a number of varied tasks.

At all times to be working in a safe manner with consideration towards fellow workers and members of the public who may come into contact with our work.

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

Experience and a sound understanding of cross country pipeline construction.

As a minimum hold Water SHEA, National Water Hygiene and Scottish Water DOMS qualifications in addition to a sound understanding of Health & Safety issues.

The work is often physically demanding so good physical fitness, strength and stamina is required

To be able to understand instructions and carry them out reliably and efficiently

Hold a full driving licence

What’s in it for you?

21 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holiday


Pension scheme

Life Assurance

Personal Accident Insurance

For certain positions a Company van and fuel card will be provided (for business use only)

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