General laborers perform manual tasks that are part of the building, installation, and demolition of construction projects. Working conditions and responsibilities vary based on the project. Duties may include preparing construction sites, loading and unloading equipment or materials, and removing debris. They also install fixtures, assemble and disassemble temporary structures at the job site, handle hazardous materials, and assist contractors. They must follow all health and safety regulations to ensure the successful completion of projects. General laborers typically work contract jobs and flexible hours. This is an entry-level position with a variety of working conditions at construction sites.