Construction Laborer Profile and Description

The Construction Laborer has a number of  tasks to perform which involves everything from offering physical labor at the buildings, highways to carrying out of heavy construction projects, tunnel excavations and demolition works. The duties and responsibilities are described below.

Construction Laborer Job Description Duties And Responsibilities

  • Operating those devices that are used to apply concrete, grout, cement, sand, plaster, paint etc to buildings.
  • Cleaning and disposing of materials on construction sites;
  • Transporting, loading and unloading different materials to the places they are required to get dumped.
  • Carrying out the repair of wrecked structures by using tools both to build and deconstruct buildings.
  • Helping to install electrical, plumbing, heating, cooling systems inside a building.
  • Ordering for supplies and installing flooring along with the assistance of masonry tasks.
  • Installing of sewer, water, storm drain pipes, by using pipe-laying machinery and other equipments like laser guidance equipment.
  • Measuring, marking, and recording of distances to have an idea of the layout of areas where construction work will be performed.

Construction Laborer Skills and Specifications

  • Good knowledge of science and drawings
  • Basic or advanced math skills, knowledge of design, chemistry and physics principles
  • Manual dexterity
  • Ability to work with different building materials and machines
  • Ability to operate the a variety of simple and complex tools

Construction Laborer Education and Qualifications

  • On-the-job training is most ideal for the construction equipment operators but they may also enroll in a vocational program.
  • Though no formal degree is imperative, but adequate skill in this field is highly imperative.

Construction Laborer Salary

Construction workers made an average hourly wage of between $15.74 and $22.57. However the wage rate can vary with changes in economic conditions, real estate sector