Laborer Jobs in Portage, MI

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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Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet - Bloomingdale, MI (24 miles from Portage, MI)
1st Shift Picker/Packer Huge Paychecks General Laborer 1st Shift Welder and Fabricator $1,500 sign on bonus Quality Inspector 1st Shift TIG Welder $1,500 signing bonus Lightweight Assembly Huge Paychecks...
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Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet - Schoolcraft, MI (7 miles from Portage, MI)
1st Shift Picker/Packer Huge Paychecks General Laborer 1st Shift Welder and Fabricator $1,500 sign on bonus Quality Inspector 1st Shift TIG Welder $1,500 signing bonus Lightweight Assembly Huge Paychecks...
3 days ago

Demographic Data for Portage, MI

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Salary for Laborer Jobs in Portage, MI

This is the average annual salary for Laborer jobs in Portage, MI as reported by the BLS.

$36,190

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Highest Education Level

Laborers in Portage, MI offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (46.6%)
  • Vocational or Certification (20.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (13.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (10.3%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (2.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Laborers in Portage, MI
  • Less than 1 year (54.0%)
  • None (17.4%)
  • 1-2 years (15.3%)
  • 2-4 years (11.0%)
  • 4-6 years (2.2%)

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