Drainage / Pipelayer Operative


Our Trades & Labour Division have secured a number of key Infrastructure contracts in Cumbria, and we are currently recruiting several Pipelayers for long term work.


To be considered for this position you must have hold a valid CSCS blue skilled card, confined space qualification (medium risk), have previous experience and be able to provide references.



  • Pipelaying & Deep Drainage Experience
  • Full understanding with all aspects of drainage systems
  • Experience using trench boxes or supports.
  • Ability to interpret site drawings and work to programme.
  • Working with an engineer to set out work from site plans.
  • Installation of ducting for services
  • Backfilling trenches and reinstatement of ground.
  • Ability to use laser level where required.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Level 2 NVQ in Construction Operations - Drainage Construction
  • Valid CSCS card (Gold/Blue)
  • Confined Space entry – Medium risk - City and Guild Certificate or equivalent
  • Previous experience on similar contracts.
  • Manual handling
  • Hard working
  • Reliable
  • Detail Orientated
  • Safety Conscious


Rates & Hours: Pipelayer

  • £19.75 per hour (CIS)

  • £17.75 per hour (PAYE) - You will accrue holiday pay and pension contribution additional to your rate.

Mon – Friday - 7am – 5pm = 47.5 hours paid – Overtime available!

To apply for the above position and to be considered for any future opportunities with Carmichael UK, please send an up-to-date CV & ID along with your tickets (front & back) and 2x references.


If you do not have a CV, please follow link below to create one here - https://carmichaeluk.formstack.com/forms/t_l_form

Please call or WhatsApp - Tom 0772141958