Industrial ConstructionConstruction Laborer

Construction Laborers help prepare construction sites, clean up, and move materials.

Construction Laborer

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Do you like to be on the go? Do you enjoy being at the heart of the action? As a Construction Laborer, you’ll be busy helping in all aspects of a construction build.

In this role, you’ll help other craft workers in a team environment. Your work will be different every day and you’ll be moving around to perform different tasks so there’s no chance of boredom. You might find yourself helping load or unload materials, use survey and measuring equipment, help build scaffolding, or conduct site cleanup.

You may need to travel with this job. Sometimes you'll be at a location across the city, others you'll be out of town. Companies will cover your costs if travel is required. 

This is a great entry-level role in Construction. You’ll get an idea of all the work that needs to be done for a Constriction project. You can use your knowledge to decide how you want to grow in the industry

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This job may require shift work.

Critical Skills

  • Adaptability
  • Comprehend and Follow Oral Instructions
  • Construction Knowledge
  • Equipment Selection
  • Mechanical Tools, Equipment, and Systems
  • Safety Regulations and Procedures
  • Team Player

Key Responsibilities

  • Load or unload building materials, machinery, or tools, distributing them to the appropriate locations
  • Clean or prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards
  • Signal equipment operators to correctly place machinery, equipment, or material
  • Measure, mark, or record openings or distances to layout areas where construction work will be performed
  • Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, or compact and level earth to grade specifications, using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, or rakes
  • Mix, pour, or spread concrete, using portable cement mixers
  • Tend pumps, compressors, or generators to provide power for tools or machinery
  • Control traffic passing near, in, or around work zones

Specific job titles and duties vary by employer so check for details.

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Having Independence

Managing People

Teaching

Improving Processes

Learning & Growing

Working with Data

Physical Activity

Writing Reports and Documentation

Caring for the Environment

Managing Things

Quiet Work Place

Avoiding Risk

Avoiding Stress

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Required Education

High School Diploma or GED


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