Construction Laborers


Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers.
Also called: Construction Laborer, Construction Worker, Helper, Laborer

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • mechanical
    Business
  • management
  • customer service
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Controlled Movement
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
    Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology:

    Operating system software
  • Microsoft Windows
    Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk Revit
    Project management software
  • Oracle Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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