Perform tasks involving physical labor. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, measuring, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, clean up rubble and debris, and remove asbestos, lead, and other hazardous waste materials. May assist other trade workers.
Although laborers are developing a skill, no building project could be completed without their work. They perform many tasks that require great physical strength. Laborers load and unload equipment, and carry materials to skilled workers.