Laborer Jobs in Tennessee

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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Knoxville, TN
Construction Laborer Trillium Staffing Solutions Knoxville, TN Full Time Job Details Company Overview Trillium Construction is seeking Construction Laborers to provide support for new construction projects...
2 days ago
Knoxville, TN
In Need of GOOD CONTRACTOR or GREAT Handyman! (Knoxville & Surrounding) compensation: Labor Only Bids / Bid per job QR Code Link to This Post Seeking an experienced contractor and or Handyman on...
2 days ago
Spring Hill, TN
Residential construction company looking to hire full - time laborers with strong work ethic. Some experience preferred but not required. You must be dependable with reliable transportation....
2 days ago
La Vergne, TN
Residential construction company looking to hire full - time laborers with strong work ethic. Some experience preferred but not required. You must be dependable with reliable transportation....
1 day ago
Chattanooga, TN
sign-On Bonus!!! Hiring: Gutter & Gutter Protection Installers (chattanooga) image 1 of 1 6206 Bonny Oaks Drive ( ) compensation: Weekly Pay, Gas Mileage, Bonus Incentives employment type:...
11 hours ago
Nashville, TN
Duties for a laborer can be physically demanding and require working in an outdoor construction setting....
2 days ago
Madison, TN
Below is the url for you to apply directly. Description Summary/Objective: In this entry-level position, you will work as part of a team to install Piping, Tanks and Mechanical Systems that...
2 days ago
Chattanooga, TN
We are a Full Service Restoration Company looking for a full time Gutter Installer. You would be responsible for all aspects of gutter installation work including gutters, downspouts, elbows and...
3 days ago
Vulcan Materials Company - Lebanon, TN
Instructions If you are a current Vulcan Materials employee, please apply with your personal email address. Job Description Build Your Career. Build Americas Future. Vulcan Materials Company is...
1 day ago
Brentwood, TN
Looking for experienced carpenters and painters. Must have reliable transportation Pay is depending on experience
1 day ago
Silver Bait, LLC - Coalmont, TN
Construction/Laborer position open full time. Pay range is $11.00 - $14.00 based on experience. Full time with benefits such as health insurance, paid vacation....
3 days ago
Powell, TN
Skills: Construction, General Labor, Heavy Equipment Additional Skills & Qualifications: Labor experience from commercial construction industry - Ability to read blueprints and use basic hand tools...
4 days ago
Chattanooga, TN
Construction Laborers - $12-18/hr Get more than a Paycheck!...
4 days ago
The Foundation Specialists - Murfreesboro, TN
TFS-The Foundation Specialists, the regional leader of foundation, crawlspace, & concrete repair, are looking for friendly, hard working, & dependable construction Crew Leaders, Crew Members,...
4 days ago
Murfreesboro, TN
Murfreesboro, TN Will meet at the office every day before riding out to a commercial construction site. Will working on small commercial building such as banks, offices, restaurants, and more....
5 days ago

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Salary for Laborer Jobs in Tennessee

This is the average annual salary for Laborer jobs in Tennessee as reported by the BLS.

$31,940

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Laborer positions.

Highest Education Level

Laborers in Tennessee 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 Tennessee
  • 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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