General Labourer Jobs

General Labourers use a wide range of skills to help build houses, factories, offices, roads, bridges, airports and many other structures. Labourers work alongside skilled tradespeople in all areas of building and construction and will prepare the ground for building, helping to set out areas to be dug for the foundations and drains.
 
The work doesn't stop there, further involvement in site work, erecting hoardings, safety signs, barriers and site huts. The construction industry needs general labourers to help set up and dismantle access equipment and prepare materials such as cement and plaster.  Labourers may be responsible for transporting, stacking and removing resources. Some will specialise in helping one or more of the crafts, such as bricklayers or plasterers.

What would you do as a Labourer?

  • Transport product between receiving warehouse and production areas.
  • Maintain industry vehicles and material handling equipment in safe and good working condition.
  • Execute daily work instructions received from supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Drive industrial vehicles to transfer product.
  • Operate manual material handling equipment such as hand jacks and wheeled carts safely.
  • Maintain the work area clean, safe and organised.
  • Lift and carry product as needed.
  • Inspect product upon delivery to identify any damages.
  • Load and unload product to and from trailers.
  • Perform routine facility inspection including electrical and mechanical maintenances.
  • Manage housekeeping activities when requested.

The usual working week is 39 hours, from Monday to Friday. Most of the work is outdoors and conditions may be hot, cold, wet, dusty or dirty.

General labourer jobs may earn between £7.50ph and £9.00ph

Key attributes include practical ability and common sense, being physically fit with stamina and the ability to cope with lifting and carrying and be willing to work outdoors in all weathers.

Contact the Industrial Division Team

Email the Industrial Division at industrial@stafffinders.co.uk.

Candidates can submit a CV online using our Register online service.

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Job Listings

  1. Jet Wash Operative

    Location: Houston

    Salary: £9.00 p/h

    Category: Labourer

    We are currently looking for an High Pressure Water Jetting Operative for an short term temporary role based in Renfrew starting tomorrow for 5 days this will include 10 hour shifts.
    You must hold the following -
    High pressure water jetting certificate
    CSCS Card

  2. Ground Worker/Dumper Driver.

    Location: Largs

    Salary: £12.00 p/h

    Category: Labourer

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting two experienced Groundworkers to start on a project in Largs.
    Starting in January the role is expected to last approximately 8weeks.
    Pay rate is £9.00 - £9.50 per hour
    You must also have a valid CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card, full PPE and be ...

  3. Painter

    Location: Ayrshire South

    Salary: £15.00 p/h

    Category: Painter/Decorator

    We are currently looking for a CSCS Painter for a short term contract based in Girvan starting ASAP initially for two weeks but with potential for other contracts after this.
    You must be -
    Time Served
    Hold a CSCS Card
    Taping experience would be beneficial
    Salary £15per hour

  4. Painter

    Location: Greenock

    Salary: £14.00 p/h

    Category: Painter/Decorator

    We are currently looking for a CSCS Painter for a short term contract based in Greenock starting on Monday 26th March initially for two weeks but with potential for other contracts after this.
    You must be -
    Time Served
    Hold a CSCS Card
    Taping experience would be beneficial
    Salary £14per hour

  5. Joiner

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £14.80 p/h

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders are looking for Joiners to start in the Cumbernauld area.
    Qualified Joiners are required
    The work will consist a range of joinery therefore all applicants should have
    A minimum of 2 years relevant experience.
    A valid and in date CSCS Card.
    Have served their time as a joiner
    Hours ...