Pipeline Construction

22 Years in Pipeline Construction

Pioneer construction has become one of the largest underground utility contractors in Northeast Pennsylvania. Our experience comes from over 22 years in business serving the Public and Private Sector in water & sewer projects. We have completed 100’s of complex pipelines, well houses, tanks, combination sewer overflows, pump stations, and treatment plant projects throughout the region.

Our crews are very experienced in engineered shoring systems over 35+ feet deep with cities where utilities are often crowed in our excavations. We pride ourselves in excellent communication with utility owners and making sure a proper 1-Call is in place before we dig. Our employees are trained to “read the ditch and street” to recognize situations that maybe indictive of an unmarked utility.

Dangerous Work Performed Safely

The construction pipeline industry has seen an uptick in fatalities from unprotected trenches. This is unacceptable and a travesty.  

To educate our employees on the importance of safety, Pioneer holds an annual safety day. During this safety day, we bring in leading guest speakers from the safety community. One of those speakers, Eric Giguere, talked about his experience of being buried alive in an unprotected trench while installing a new sewer pipeline.

Each Day Matters

Pioneer Construction has taken safety awards for NUCA in PA for the last 3 years (2017, 2018, 2019). This is a great accomplishment, but each day matters. We have safety officers in the company that complete job audits to make sure our supervisors are keeping in compliance with company policies and OSHA standards. Pioneer also has an established State Certified Safety Committee that meets monthly to discuss safety matters, incident reports, and improvements to be implemented within our Safety Culture.

Pipeline Division | Hundreds of Miles of Pipeline Installed

Sewer Main Installation

Pipeline Crews installing a manhole for sewer pipeline project in Pike County, PA. Pioneer Construction
Sewer Installation in Pike County, PA | Pipeline Construction

Experienced in Deep Shoring Techniques, Horizontal Boring and Jacking, Working Around Live Utilities 

CSO | Combined Sewer Overflow

Long stick excavator shown backfilling a newly constructed CSO in Scranton, PA. Pioneer Construction
CSO Completed in Scranton, PA | Pipeline Construction

Slide Rail Installs, Cured in Place, Full Testing Services, ACI Certifications,  Concrete Crews, Cleaning Up The Chesapeake Bay 

Water Mainline Installation

Pioneer Construction installing butt fusion pipe inside a trench with three excavators in Scranton, PA.
Butt Fusion Pipe Installation | Pipeline Construction

Transmission & Distribution, Ductile Iron Pipe, Poly Pipe, Butt Fusion Services, Trenchless Technologies, 24/7 Emergency Crews 

Wastewater Treatment Plants

Pioneer Construction's Pipeline Division working on an addition to a waste water treatment plant in Mount Pocono, PA

Wastewater & Water Treatment Plants, Pump Stations, Water Tanks, Turn Key Solutions  

Large Fleet of Heavy Equipment

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Lowboys, Triaxles, Excavators, Dozers, Loaders, Pumps, Vacuum Trucks, Large Matting Inventory, 1 + Million  in Shoring Systems 

Safety

Pioneer Construction crew, meeting with engineers on training and safety procedures for a pipeline project.
Training and Safety Meeting | Pipeline Construction

State Certified Safety Committee, OSHA 10/30  In-House Trainers, NUCA Safety Award 2018 -Pennsylvania 


Experience

Sewer & Water Utilities – Pioneer Construction Company Inc. has installed over 1 million LF of underground piping, potable water lines of various diameters, butt fusing services, directional drilling, force main and gravity main sewer lines with extensive experience in deep shored trenches, pump stations, water tanks, chlorine contact systems, multimillion dollar sewage treatment plants.

Pioneer Construction installing a new water pipeline in Wilkes Barre, PA

Engineering and Construction Management

  • Project Management
  • Design Build
  • Survey, GIS, GPS, Boundary, Stakeout
  • As Builts
  • Permitting HOP, GP, Etc…
  • 1-Calls
  • Safety Coordinators
  • Inspection Reporting
  • Engineered Shoring
  • Pressure Testing: Pipe, Manholes
  • Mandrel, Dye, Lamp, Smoke Testing
  • Atmospheric Testing: (Confined Space Entries)
  • Preconstruction Videos
Pioneer Construction running a new water pipeline to a water tank in Waymart, PA

Construction

  • Gravity & Force Sewer and Water Main Line Installation
  • Trenching and Shoring 35+ Feet Deep
  • Directional & Horizontal Boring
  • Waste Water Treatment Plants
  • Water Treatment Plants
  • Pump Stations
  • Electricians
  • Vaults
  • Stream Crossings (Flume, Open Cut, Coffer Dam, Directional)
  • Manholes and Rehabs
  • Dewatering and By Pass Pumping
  • Hot Taps
  • Bulleted & Open Cut Service Installations
  • Reverse Plumping
  • Residential Plumping
  • Pipe Bursting and Abandonments
  • Valves, Fire Hydrants, Line Stops
  • Grinder Pumps
  • Thrust Blocks
  • Saw Cutting
  • Line Flushing and Vacuum Truck Cleanouts
  • Existing Utility Protection
  • Emergency Pipeline & Manhole Repairs, Line Thawing
  • Traffic Control
  • Water Trucks and Tankers
  • Street Sweeping
  • BMP Installations
  • Restoration
  • Milling & Paving
  • Concrete Sidewalks & ADA Ramps

Environmental

  • BMP Implementation
  • Restoration
  • Soil Stabilization
  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Asbestos and Lead Abatement
  • Hazmat, Hazwoper
  • Silt Sock Machines
  • Hydro Seeding
  • Inlet Protection
  • Spill Response and Spill Kits
Pioneer Construction delivering pipe for a new pipeline for storm water in Scranton, PA
Pipe Delievery in Scranton, PA | Pipeline Construction
Pioneer Construction installing a new sewer pipeline for a development in Pike County, PA

Recent projects:

West Pittston – Approx. 25,000 LF  22” – 60” Thermoplastic pipe with 25’ to 35’ deep trenching with engineered shoring

Gettysburg – Storm Sewer and Water Pipe approx. 7,000 LF

Tannersville – Sewer Project of 10,000 LF, 8 horizontal bores, 3 pump stations


Pump Stations/Well Houses –  Conceptual to Turnkey Systems

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Recent projects:

Arsenic Well: Honesdale

Severn Trent Wells: Pocono, Hazelton, Chinchilla

Pump Stations PA American, Private Communities, Poconos

Sewage Systems and Emergency work: Dickson City, West Fall Township, Pittston, Hazelton, Jim Thorpe  

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