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.

  • Be at the job site on time
  • Provide assistance on the site as needed
  • Perform care and maintenance of assigned tools
  • Load and unload materials
  • Remove hazards from the job site
  • Assemble scaffolding
  • Perform physical labor on construction sites
  • Clean job sites
  • 0-2 years of experience as a laborer
  • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds
  • Ability to pass a drug screen
  • Able to do repetitive movements _ bend, lift, in one shift with little break in between
  • Willingness to work a varied schedule each week
  • Able to work in all types of weather include extreme conditions
  • Operate a variety of tools and machinery
  • Must be dependable
  • Must have reliable transportation

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
29%
2 - 4
13%
5 - 7
1%
8+
57%

Common Skill Sets

English
Strong WORK Ethic
Professionalism
Load Unload
Digging
Excellent Customer Service
OSHA 10
Roofs

Laborer Seniority Levels

L2
Laborer
£23,244/yr
L3
L4
Lead Laborer
£22,534/yr
Packer
22% made the transition
Material Handler
15% made the transition
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Laborer Salaries

Average Base Pay

£23,244 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£20K
Median: £23K
£27K
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