General Labourer Jobs

General Labourer Jobs are mainly available in the trade and construction industry. General labourer roles require candidates to partake in manual work that may be physically demanding, including the digging of trenches, building walls or plastering. General labourers may often work alongside skilled tradespeople. The construction industry also requires General labourers to help set up and dismantle access equipment and prepare specific materials- such as cement and plaster.

General Labourer: Responsibilities

General labourer positions often include the following responsibilities;

  • Transporting products between receiving warehouse and production areas.
  • Maintain industry vehicles and material handling equipment in safe and good working condition.
  • Operate equipment such as hand jacks and wheeled carts safely.
  • Ensure the work area clean, safe and organised.
  • Lifting, carrying and moving vast amounts of materials.
  • Inspect product upon delivery to identify any damages.

General Labourer:Required Skills and Work Conditions.

In order to succeed as a General Labourer, candidates should have basic numeracy and literacy skills, good communication skills and the ability to follow both verbal and written instructions. General Labourers are often paid an hourly rate, with the average rate ranging between £7.50-£12 per hour. Labourers will mostly work in outdoor environments and building sites, with the average general labourer working between 35-40 hours per week.

Contact the Industrial Division Team

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

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Job Listings

  1. General Labourer

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £10.00 p/h

    Category: Labourer

    Stafffinders are looking for a number of labourers for work in the Edinburgh city centre. 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday. this includes a rate of £11 per hour (umbrella)   
    We are looking for labourers working on townhouse refurbishments projects in the city centre.   
    Requirements;

    Valid CSCS Card
    Own ...

  2. Labourers - Edinburgh City Centre

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £10.50 p/h

    Category: Labourer

    My client is looking for numerous general labourers based in Livingston. 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday with a rate of £10.50 (umbrella) per hour. 
    You will be working on a large scale development, approximately 12 months with possibility of an extension for the right candidates. 
    General labourer ...

  3. Joiner

    Location: Ayrshire

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Staffinders require 6 x Joiners for work in Largs and surrounding areas.
    Must have CSCS Cards, Previous site experience & checkable references.
    Immediate start available
    6 month contract
    Finishing work
    Roughing work
    Kit erectors 
    This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Stafffinders which is operating as an employment business

  4. Ground Worker

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Civil Engineer

    Stafffinders are recruiting on behalf of our client a well-established Civil Engineering and Building Contractor based in Scotland
    We are looking for Ground workers for ongoing projects in the Glasgow area.
    All candidates must have:
    CSCS card
    IPAF, Harness.
    Duties will include General labouring and Concrete Repairs
    This vacancy is ...

  5. Joiner

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18.00 p/h

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders are looking for a number of Joiners for works in the Edinburgh area.
    Due to the scope of work we are looking for joiners capable of finishings, ceiling and partitioning works on a mixture of commercial developments for our client. 
    Must have previous experience, Valid CSCS Card, Own Tools ...

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