Construction Craft Laborers

Construction craft laborers can be found on virtually every construction site, helping with a wide variety of projects. From cleaning and preparing jobsites, to building roads and excavating tunnels, to building scaffolds, digging trenches and operating equipment โ€” these skilled laborers do it all!

Compensation Information

Work Conditions

Both indoor and outdoor, varying weather

Skills Needed

Strong math, spatial ability, manual dexterity, and problem-solving

Relevant Classes

  • Algebra

  • Science

  • Technology

  • English/communication

Education and Training

  • 4,000 hours of on-the-job training

  • 400 classroom hours

  • *Starting in 2025, high school diplomas or equivalent will be required

  • Reading Requirements: ACT 15 or Accuplacer 236

  • Arithmetic Requirements: ACT 14 or Accuplacer 220

How to Apply

Applicants must attend a Laborers application day at their training facility. Applicants must be able to provide valid ID and passing test scores.

Are you ready to see what a career as a Construction Craft Laborer has to offer?