Job Description

General Laborer

Boulder, CO


Experienced, skilled construction laborer looking to develop their skills and make an immediate contribution to our team.

Job Description

Responsibilities and Duties

  • General laborers perform a variety of tasks at all kinds of construction sites. Tasks that require little skill can be learned quickly; other tasks require considerable experience or training.
  • General laborers are often required to work outside in all kinds of weather or in buildings without heating or air conditioning.

Qualifications and Skills

  • General laborers must have physical strength, hand-eye coordination, and endurance.
  • Laborers must also be able to concentrate on their tasks.
  • The ability to understand and communicate information is also essential.
  • Some tools and machines are computerized, requiring technical knowledge to use.
  • There are no minimum educational requirements to be a general laborer, but laborers who have specialized skills have the best opportunities.
  • Those who serve a formal apprenticeship must generally be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or its equivalent. An informal apprenticeship, consisting of on-the-job training and learning from more experienced contractors, is a common way for general laborers to learn their job.
  • Able to work on a full-time basis
  • Valid driver’s license (preferred)
  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs. on a regular basis
  • Minimum one year of experience as general construction laborer (preferred)


  • $12.00-$18.00/hour, depending on experience
  • 401(k), health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, disability, EAP, etc.


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