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Employment > General Laborer

Job Description: General Laborer

Functional Summary:

This position is a direct report to the job Foreman.  The Laborer is responsible for a broad range of support functions for the job site that include, hand work, panel setting, carpentry, installing reinforcing, raking, shoveling, soil grading, and soil compaction.

Key Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the Laborer include, but are not limited to:

  • Takes direction from Project Foreman
  • Is able to communicate clearly with Foreman and co-workers
  • Works in a safe manner and follows safety protocols outlined by the project foreman
  • At the start of each shift, assist with preparing materials for each day’s work
  • Works in a productive and orderly manner
  • Keeps equipment maintained, and site clean and organized
  • Understands basic plans & specifications – a plus
  • Capable of providing lay-out with some assistance – a plus
  • Load and unload forms, rebar, and other construction materials


  • Adherers to the company’s Safety manual, and company’s safety culture
  • Participate in weekly safety meeting
  • Work in a safe responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure one’s self or endanger the well-being of others


Education, Training and certifications

  • High School Diploma or GED Preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License - Preferred

Work Experience

  • Construction trade experience preferred


  • Demonstrate professionalism with co-workers
  • Have a sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Accountability and dependability
  • Come to work as scheduled and on time
  • Excellent hand, eye, and foot coordination
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, outdoors, indoors, in inclement weather

Working Conditions

  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, extreme temperatures, and work sites will have uneven and inconsistent work surfaces
  • Must be able to regularly lift 50 LBS and on occasion lift 100 LBS
  • Kneeling and bending is regularly required
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment is required
  • Travel may be required
  • Overtime as required
  • Working at height
  • Work attire – Tee shirts to have a minimum of a 4” sleeve with our company logo, pants, and appropriate work boots
  • Drug and Alcohol use will not be permitted during working hours

*The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  Employees maybe required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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General Questions

Can you verify that you are eligible to work in the US?(Required)
Do you have a CDL License?(Required)
Do you have your own car/truck transportation?(Required)
Can you perform any or all of the job functions with or without reasonable accomodations?(Required)
May we contact your current employer?(Required)


High School Graduation




Employment / Work History

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I understand that if I am hired, my employment will not be guaranteed for any length of time. Instead, my employment will be AT WILL, meaning that Walker Construction, Inc. may discharge me at any time after hire, with or without cause, so long as it is not illegal. I understand that false or misleading information given in my application or interview may result in discharge. I hereby acknowledge Walker Construction, Inc. to investigate any statement in this application as may be necessary and authorize my former employers to release any information they may have regarding myself, and I also release the company from all liability for any damage that may result from utilization of such information.

I understand that the use of alcohol or non-prescribed drugs on Walker Construction, Inc. property/projects and while employed, is strictly prohibited. I am required to abide by all rules, regulations and procedures of the company.

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