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Construction Worker

Construction Worker job overview

A construction worker is part of a team of skilled laborers at a construction site that brings construction projects to life. They must follow specific instructions and procedures under the direction of the construction manager for a variety of tasks. Construction workers operate power tools, hand tools, and heavy equipment and manually move building materials or other physical labor. They may assist sub-contractors, tradesmen, or craft workers with tasks to ensure the construction plans, timelines, and budgets are met. They are also responsible for maintaining a clean and safe worksite, even in extreme weather conditions, by meeting strict safety regulations and requirements. Construction workers typically work full-time on building sites for builders, developers, and construction companies.

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Construction Worker job summary

Are you looking for a job where you can put your physical strength, stamina, and team-player attitude to work for you? Our growing company is looking for an experienced construction worker to help us complete tasks correctly and on time. Previous job-site experience is required, as is OSHA10 certification, and an understanding of construction methods, tools, and equipment. You’ll work with a close-knit team of other skilled laborers and tradesmen to bring construction plans to life. If you have a strong work ethic, a good track record of attendance and punctuality, and are ready to take your construction skills to the next level, please apply today!


Ashburn, VA
Construction Worker responsibilities
  • Follow all directions of the construction manager, and work with other team members to complete construction projects accurately
  • Dismantle old structures, and build temporary structures such as signs, cones, barricades, ramps, and other devices to control traffic around the construction site
  • Operate power tools, hand tools, and heavy equipment such as jackhammers, survey equipment, and forklifts as required
  • Load, unload, and transfer tools and building materials such as lumber, tile, saws, sheetrock, grout, etc.
  • Assist sub-contractors, tradesmen, and craft workers like roofers, plasterers, carpenters, painters, and electricians as needed
  • Remove debris and hazardous materials to keep the job site safe and clean to meet safety regulations and OSHA requirements
Construction Worker qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required - Associate’s degree, trade certification, and/or completed apprenticeship program is highly preferred
  • OSHA 10 certification is required
  • Previous construction experience, knowledge of construction methods, tools and equipment, and an understanding of blueprints and construction plans is required
  • Possess a valid drivers license
  • Physical stamina and physical strength are needed
  • Able to work in inclement weather like extreme temperatures, rain, etc.
  • Strong depth perception, good eye-hand coordination, and mechanical skills are helpful
Construction Worker compensation

$20.73/hr (National Average)

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