Youngblood Excavating & Contracting

Posted February 14, 2019

Job Description:


  •  Laying gravity storm, and sanitary sewer pipe, and pressure sewer and water mains.
  • Setting and maintaining line and grade.
  • Assembling joint fittings including mechanical, solvent weld, push-on, flanged, flare, fusion, etc. 
  • Assembling appurtenances for water sewer and storm systems. 
  • Setting, finishing and adjusting storm, water and sewer structures, vaults, castings, utility boxes. 
  • Measure, cut, assemble new pipe, placing the assembled pipe under ground 
  • Perform rough-ins, install new or replaced existing valves, cleanouts and vacuum release vents 
  • Assembly and installation of main line piping, force main, water main, sanitary gravity sewer, etc. 
  • Tap or tie into existing pressure piping using sleeves and saddles 
  • Fit or assist in fitting valves, couplings, or assemblies to tanks, pumps, or systems, using hand tools 
  • Assist in rigging of pipe and pipe assemblies for installation in trenches, vaults and manholes 
  • Disassemble and remove damaged or worn pipe
  • Welding with both manual and automatic welding equipment
  • Training less-experienced pipe layers in essentials of the trade
  • Operating heavy equipment such as backhoes and front-end loaders
  • Digging trenches by hand
  • Using lasers and grade rods
  • The ability to read blueprints


  •  High school diploma preferred
  • Must have valid license and clean driving record 

To Apply for this position:

You can either stop by our home office at 150 Hickory Rd, Hickory KY to complete an application  or you can send your resume to   If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the office at 270-247-1400.

150 Hickory Road
Hickory, KY 42051
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