Laborer Jobs in South 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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Brooklyn, NY (23 miles from South 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...
18 hours ago
East Brunswick, NJ (9 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Handyman & Laborer (Edison) compensation: Depends On Experience QR Code Link to This Post Construction Handyman Company is looking for hard workers to help assist in the remodeling of homes in the area...
1 day ago
East Hanover, NJ (17 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
-Pay is based on experience;. $100-$150 daily for Laborers. $150-$250.00 daily to experienced skilled/trade workers. Pay is weekly or when job is complete....
2 days ago
Middlesex, NJ (4 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Lift 50-60lbs Experience on commercial construction sites preferredVerifiable work history that confirms your professional skills and experienceSome Construction Associate assignments have additional...
1 day ago
North Brunswick, NJ (9 miles from South 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...
18 hours ago
Guardian Service Industries - Morristown, NJ (15 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Maintenance/Handyman- HOTEL : Guardian Service Industries Inc. is looking for a qualified employee to fill one full time position at one of its New Jersey hotel locations in Morristown, NJ....
4 days ago
Guardian Service Industries - Jersey City, NJ (20 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Guardian Service Industries is looking for qualified Handyman to start working at on of our locations in Jersey City, New Jersey. Weekends ONLY 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM. GREAT SECOND JOB! POSITION...
4 days ago
Edison, NJ (3 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Apartment complex located in Edison, NJ is looking for Maintenance/Handyman for full-time position. The ideal candidate should have experience with apartment prep/turn-over and/or construction....
4 days ago
Nutley, NJ (21 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
I am looking for immediate assistance in many different types of construction work. You don't have to have a lot of experience, but you must be able to; communicate adequately in English, read and...
4 days ago
Kenilworth, NJ (9 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
High-End Home Improvements Company based out of Kenilworth is looking for an experienced construction well-rounded carpenter/tile installer to work on our company. We offer year-round work....
5 days ago
New Brunswick, NJ (6 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
We are hiring a Handyman/Porter worker to join our maintenance team. You will inspect different equipment and perform any basic repairs or preventative maintenance when required. In this role, the...
5 days ago
Staten Island, NY (17 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Looking for a gutter installer who know how to do the job already as in removing and installing gutters, trimming aluminum, install soffits, etc Must have atleast 3 years of experience Driver...
5 days ago
Bedminster, NJ (15 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Temporary Caretaker/ Handyman (Bedminter) compensation: competitive QR Code Link to This Post Temporary work assisting with the maintenance of a private residence in Bedminster, NJ which includes...
5 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (23 miles from South Plainfield, NJ)
Handyman with necessary tools to work for brooklyn landlord. I have larger power tools, as needed. Duties include plumbing, electric, carpentry, sheet rock, tile, plaster, appliance repair and...
6 days ago
Buffalo Lodging Associates - South Plainfield, NJ
Location: Hampton Inn South Plainfield-Piscataway, 205 New World Way, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 Hampton Inn South Plainfield-Piscataway has a great opportunity available for a Maintenance...
6 days ago

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Salary for Laborer Jobs in South Plainfield, NJ

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Laborer positions.

Highest Education Level

Laborers in South 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 South 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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