Laborer Jobs in Iowa

Perform basic tasks on site that require significant physical activity. One of the most essential functions laborers are responsible for is cleaning up and preparing construction sites before and after work each day to maintain a safe and organized work environment. They also load and unload materials, install markers to shift traffic patterns around the worksite, and assist craft workers as necessary. They follow plans and instructions from supervisors and other higher-ranking personnel.

Laborers do not require much training, but may still perform a variety of tasks with a wide range of supplies, including simple tools like shovels and more complex equipment such as pavement breakers or jackhammers. The most common types of projects they are involved in are building or tearing down structures, constructing roadways, and digging tunnels and mineshafts.

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Construction Laborer - $21-$26/Hour

  • American Fence Company
  • Johnston, IA
  • 2 days ago
As a Construction Laborer, you will join a team of industry professionals and participate in the building and installation of the various products we offer....
General Construction Laborer wanted. Duties will include light concrete work. The work will be outside installing Lighting at Airports. Skid Steer experience is good....

Seamless Gutter Installer

  • Indianola, IA
  • 2 days ago
Duties include: Seamless Gutter Installation Leaf Protection Installation Gutter cleaning Gutter repairs Cleaning jobsites after work is completed Requirements: Be 18 yrs of age or older Be able...

Construction Laborer

  • Urbandale, IA
  • 21 hours ago
FBM is hiring for individuals to ride with drivers to construction sites and unload metal studs, drywall, insulation, and ceiling tiles. Skills: Unloading, Load, Truck, Cdl a, Customer service,...

General Laborer

  • Aerotek
  • West Des Moines, IA
  • 16 hours ago
NOW HIRING - INDOOR CONCRETE LABORER (6am-3:30pm) If interested, please contact Carston Lewis at ... or at (see below) Description: -Make boxed culverts (piping for rivers/streams) out of dry, packable...

Traveling Construction Laborer- Window/Frame Installer

  • Bovard Studio Incorporated
  • Mount Pleasant, IA
  • 22 hours ago
General construction workers, carpenters, glaziers, window installers and framers are welcome to apply for the position. Positions are available from apprenticeship to project leader....

Construction Laborer

  • North Liberty, IA
  • 21 hours ago
Now Hiring Construction Laborer! $18-$22/hr starting pay! Job Duties: This position is unique! Will acting as the general contractor construction site coordinator/laborer....

General Laborer

  • Aerotek
  • Des Moines, IA
  • 1 day ago
Candidates will be working in a variety of areas including, framing, concrete pouring/finishing, steel erection, possible HVAC, electrical, and plumbing repairs, Remodeling projects, and more....

General Laborer

  • Tradesmen International, Inc.
  • Grimes, IA
  • 1 day ago
Description Tradesmen International is immediately hiring ambitious General Laborers for projects located in and around Grimes, IA....

Skilled Construction Worker

  • Dean Snyder Construction Co.
  • Clear Lake, IA
  • 4 days ago
Incumbents may serve as a lead to Construction Workers or Laborers in the absence of a Job Foreman or Job Superintendent....

General Laborers

  • Manatt's Inc
  • Newton, IA
  • 5 days ago
Our Newton Asphalt Division has openings for General Laborers on our paving crews. These positions involve working as a general laborer by performing manual labor tasks....

General Laborer

  • Dubuque, IA
  • 5 days ago
Construction Laborer Position: In this position you will be required to perform physical work on this local site....

Construction laborers

  • Ames, IA
  • 6 days ago
Construction laborers needed, Ames area. Drivers license not required but helpful....

General Laborer

  • Des Moines, IA
  • 6 days ago
NOW HIRING General Laborers Aerotek is hiring General laborers in the Des Moines area to work at a local facility. You will be working directly with a journeyman assisting with daily duties....

Gutter Installer Office

  • Center Point, IA
  • 6 days ago
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Salary for Laborer Jobs in Iowa

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Highest Education Level

Laborers in Iowa offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (45.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (20.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some College (2.8%)
  • Some High School (2.0%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Laborers in Iowa
  • None (43.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (40.2%)
  • 1-2 years (15.2%)
  • 4-6 years (1.2%)

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