What does a Laborer do?
As a Laborer you provide physical labor on a construction site. Under direct supervision, you will be expected to safely operate machinery and be responsible for its maintenance and upkeep. You will assist skilled trades as needed and load and unload deliveries to the work site. In addition, you will maintain a safe job site by removing any hazards.
You could be the ideal candidate if you have a GED or H.S. diploma and some experience as a laborer able to operate a variety of tools and machinery and can lift over 50 pounds and do repetitive movements with little break in between. You must be willing to work in all types of weather including extreme conditions and can pass a drug screen before an offer an be extended.
Average Base Pay
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a laborer
When working as a laborer, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are English, Strong WORK Ethic, Professionalism, Load Unload and Digging.
- Material Handler
- Forklift Operator
- Warehouse Worker
The most common qualifications to become a laborer is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.