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.
To become a skilled productive laborer training is important. It can be acquired informally through "learning-by-working;" through vocational/technical schools; through unilaterally (management or labor) sponsored trainee programs; through registered,labor-management apprenticeship programs, or a combination of the above. It is generally accepted that the more formalized training programs give more comprehensive skill training. Recommended high school courses include English and basic math.
Jobs Outlook through 2026:
AVERAGE HOURLY INCOME
No formal educational credential
Short-term on-the-job training
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