Dawson Civil is looking for a permanent, full-time Skilled Labourer/Pipelayer, reporting to the Foreman of Underground Utilities. This position will assist with installation of underground utilities projects. The ideal candidate will effectively work with customers, both internal and external, to provide a valued service as an industry expert in construction services. Your base location will be Vernon, B.C. and will require some travel throughout our great province.


  • Load & unload building materials and equipment as needed
  • Assists with installing water, sanitary sewer and storm water collection systems and related construction duties
  • Knowledge of bedding and compaction requirements and processes
  • Be proficient with cutting beveling and connecting/fusing pipes
  • Assemble and install shoring in excavations as required
  • Attend and participate in all safety meetings and abide by safety policies
  • Assist in preparing work site to eliminate potential hazards
  • Provide daily labour support as directed by the Civil Division on-site team
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Experience with basic power and construction tool


  • Minimum three (3) years of experience and understanding of the civil construction industry
  • Carpentry experience is an asset
  • Knowledge of pipe types and fittings
  • Have a good understanding in shoring and sloping requirements for excavations
  • Ability to communicate effectively, to work well with others, to work well under pressure and tight deadlines

Looking to be a key member of a well-established family-owned company? Our core values include: People First, Integrity, Respect and Excellence and as such we are committed to providing an environment that supports the growth and effectiveness of our employees and the organization. You will work for a company that offers an excellent compensation package, pension, and medical benefits, as well as learning and long-term advancement opportunities.

The Dawson Group is expanding our reach and need people like you to join us on our journey, and to help us continue safely connecting our communities.

The Dawson Group uses a centralized application service- please apply electronically as paper resumes will not be accepted