General Labourer Jobs

General labourer jobs use a wide range of skills to help build houses, factories, offices, roads, bridges, airports and many other structures. General labourer jobs work alongside skilled tradespeople in all areas of building and construction. General labourer jobs may do building work, and will prepare the ground for building, helping to set out areas to be dug for the foundations and drains.
General labourer jobs may include site work - erecting hoardings, safety signs, barriers and site huts. General labourer jobs help to set up and dismantle access equipment, and prepare materials such as cement and plaster. General labourer jobs may be responsible for transporting, stacking and removing resources. Some general labourer jobs will specialise in helping one or more of the crafts, such as bricklayers or plasterers.

Some general labourer jobs work in Civil engineering and general labourer jobs may include carrying out any of the tasks listed above, but could also help to erect and take down formwork, fixing steel, and pouring concrete for foundations, walls, beams and floors.

Some general labourer jobs work within Streetworks helping in road and pavement construction.

The usual working week for gerneral labourers is 39 hours, from Monday to Friday. Most of the general labourer jobs is outdoors, and conditions may be hot, cold, wet, dusty or dirty.

General labourer jobs may earn between £10,000 and £20,000 a year.

General labourer jobs criteria should include practical ability and common sense, be physically fit, with stamina and the agility to cope with lifting and carrying, be willing to work outdoors in all weathers.

Employers of general labourer include building or civil engineering contractors, local authorities, and other public organisations. General labourer jobs exist on building sites across the UK. There are 110,000 general labourer jobs in the UK. Numbers have increased in recent years and the demand for general labourer is expected to remain strong.

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