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General Laborer

The General Laborer performs a variety of physical tasks. The responsibilities include receiving goods, performing construction site duties and operating construction vehicles.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs various physical duties as assigned
  • Maintains all safety standards
  • Moves, secures, installs, builds, loads, or unloads materials
  • Performs some specialized tasks which may require on-the job training
  • Effectively uses heavy and light equipment, depending on the jobsite/assignment
  • Moves items from place to place, according to direction from the site supervisor
  • Moves tools, equipment, or other material as directed in plans or by supervisor

Job Requirements/Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent educational experience; vocational school or trade apprenticeships a plus
  • State licensure to work with hazardous materials preferred but not required; union certification preferred but not required
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Able to work independently or as an active member of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • Stamina required to remain standing for most of the day

Skills needed for this role

The General Laborer must have excellent hand-eye-coordination skills and the ability to read labels, safety warnings, and guidelines. He/She must be able to receive and follow instructions and communicate with co-workers.

Career Level

Skilled Worker

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