Laborer Jobs in Plainfield, NJ

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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Randolph, NJ (17 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
House remodeling company is looking for a handyman with his own transportation. Must be able to do carpentry work, light plumbing, light electrical, ceramic tiles and must have a minimum of 10...
1 day ago
New York, NY (24 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Looking for a Handy Man! (Brooklyn) compensation: Payment based on skill level employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post - Painting - Tiling - Carpentry - Plumbing - Electrical -...
1 day ago
Guardian Service Industries - Jersey City, NJ (19 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Guardian Service Industries is looking for qualified Handyman to cover a full time position at one of our locations in Jersey City, New Jersey. The ideal candidate will be reporting directly to...
18 hours ago
US Navy - New York, NY (24 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
NOW HIRING, FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME, NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED, STEADY SALARY, FULL BENEFITS, IMMEDIATE HIRE, CONSTRUCTION WORKER!* READ REQUIREMENTS BEFORE APPLYING!.* NOTE: THIS JOB REQUIRES...
22 hours ago
Paterson, NJ (24 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Construction company looking for an experienced handyman. Must have experience on: *Spackle *Painting *Repairs *Cement *Plumbing *Basic carpentry *General repairs Salary is based on experience....
2 days ago
Cedar Knolls, NJ (14 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
This is the perfect opportunity for someone with HANDYMAN skills or a Maintenance background. If you would like to work with a Company that VALUES its TEAM MEMBERS this could be the job you have...
1 day ago
Clifton, NJ (23 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
CONSTRUCTION HELPER (NORTH JERSEY) compensation: $130 UNTIL WE KNOW YOUR SKILL QR Code Link to This Post Tiling Drywall Light framing Work hard Show up to work on time everyday Must have a driver's...
1 day ago
Jersey City, NJ (19 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Window guard installation Bleed out radiators Window cleaning - Light electrical skills/knowledge - Light plumbing skills/knowledge - tiling skills - drywall and paint skills & Spackling - Sanding, Framing...
12 hours ago
Newark, NJ (15 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
I need 2 laborers to fill up dumpster. Also I need somebody for trim(baseboard. Windows doors). Can start now. I can pay by hour or day...
1 day ago
New York, NY (24 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Also need a general laborer. Any experience with basic tools is a plus...
1 day ago
Fairfield, NJ (19 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
N.J. HOME MAINTENANCE SERVICES is currently hiring gutter installers and cleaners. We are a highly rated and rapidly expanding company and there is room for growth within our organization....
1 day ago
Nj Transit - Wood Ridge, NJ (23 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Job Information NJ Transit B&B Mechanic (Construction Worker) in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey B&B Mechanic (Construction Worker) Rail Infrastructure Engineering Forbes List of America's Best Employers...
6 hours ago
Major Food Group - New York, NY (24 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Job Details Major Food Group is seeking a skilled Handyman or Handywoman to support operations at THE GRILL and the Lobster Club. This is a unique opportunity to join a nationally recognized...
3 days ago
North Brunswick, NJ (12 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Looking for a motivated, hard working, responsible individual to help with construction tasks. individual needs a drivers license. There is opportunity for an individual who has no training to...
3 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (23 miles from Plainfield, NJ)
Looking for an experienced person that knows how to do handyman work (such as repairing sinks, grout work, painting, patching holes and addressing the problem before it happens. Also will need to...
3 days ago

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Salary for Laborer Jobs in Plainfield, NJ

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

$54,940

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Highest Education Level

Laborers in Plainfield, NJ 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 Plainfield, NJ
  • 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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