sewer construction worker


Sewer construction workers install sewer pipes to transport wastewater out of structures and to a body of water or treatment facility. They dig trenches and insert the pipes, making sure they have correct angle and are connected watertigh. Sewer construction workers also construct other elements of sewage infrastructure, such as manholes, and maintain and repair existing systems.

Alternative label

  • sewage infrastructure construction worker

  • sewer pipe line construction supervisor

  • sewer system construction worker

  • waste water infrastructure construction worker

  • waste water pipe layer

  • waste water pipelayer

  • sewer infrastructure construction worker

  • sewage pipelayer

  • sewage pipe layer

  • waste water system worker

  • waste water system construction worker

  • sewage system worker

  • sewage system construction worker

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

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