Builder's Labourer

Builder's Labourers perform routine tasks in erecting and repairing structures and facilities on building and construction sites and in factories producing prefabricated building components.

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    Overview

    Builder's Labourers perform routine tasks in erecting and repairing structures and facilities on building and construction sites and in factories producing prefabricated building components.

    Day-to-day

    • loads and unloads building and construction materials, tools and equipment and transports them around building sites
    • erects and dismantles temporary structures such as barricades and scaffolding
    • mixes, pours and spreads materials such as concrete, plaster and mortar
    • spreads and levels soil, gravel and sand on roads and driveways, trench bottoms and similar locations
    • assists with assembling and installing piping, valves and fittings
    • assists with installing fixtures such as toilets, wash basins and sprinkler systems
    • digs holes and shovels excavated material onto conveyors, wheelbarrows and trucks for removal.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Builder's Labourer

    • You can work as a Builder's Labourer without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification.

    Skills employers are looking for

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