Laborer Jobs in Suffolk, VA

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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Hampton, VA (11 miles from Suffolk, VA)
JAMES RIVER REMODELING IS LOOKING TO HIRE AN EXPERIENCED HELPER. AS A REMODELER WE DO WORK IN ALL AREAS OF CONSTRUCTION. INCLUDING PAINTING AND DRYWALL, FLOORING, CABINETS, TILE, FRAMING, TRIM,...
1 day ago
Norfolk, VA (15 miles from Suffolk, VA)
We are a local real estate management company. We have in Norfolk VA a large building with over 100 units and we are looking for a full time Handyman / Maintenance guy. Must be handy. know some...
8 days ago
Hampton, VA (11 miles from Suffolk, VA)
InterSolutions is seeking service-oriented individuals to fill apartment Maintenance Technician positions in Hampton, VA. If you are self-motivated and dependable, then this is the opportunity for...
8 days ago
Chesapeake, VA (21 miles from Suffolk, VA)
We are looking for a reliable Gutter Installer to join our construction team. Responsibilities include inspecting sites, taking measurements and removing hazardous items, making time and material...
12 days ago
Chesapeake, VA (21 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Acoustical Ceiling subcontractor needs a driver/laborer who can operate vans and small box trucks as well as work general labor on job sites (no CDL required)....
15 days ago
Portsmouth, VA (11 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Construction Helpers Needed. Great Pay! The job consist of sweeping, shoveling, pushing wheelbarrows, and moving material. Must be capable of lifting 40 lbs and climbing a ladder. Having a drivers...
15 days ago
Installed Building Products - Norfolk, VA (15 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Gutter Installer Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk Requisition ID 2021-3127 Position Type Full-Time The Company Tidewater Insulators is part of the Installed Building Products (IBP) family of companies....
15 days ago
Norfolk, VA (15 miles from Suffolk, VA)
construction sites preferredVerifiable work history that confirms your professional skills and experienceSome Construction Associate assignments have additional screening requirements, such as background...
30+ days ago
Suffolk, VA
construction sites preferredVerifiable work history that confirms your professional skills and experienceSome Construction General Labor assignments have additional screening requirements, such as...
30+ days ago
Installed Building Products - Norfolk, VA (15 miles from Suffolk, VA)
What You Can Expect As a construction laborer, you will focus on installing gutters including downspouts, elbows, and materials in both existing and new construction homes....
30+ days ago
Newport News, VA (12 miles from Suffolk, VA)
construction sites preferred Verifiable work history that confirms your professional skills and experience Some Construction Associate assignments have additional screening requirements, such as background...
30+ days ago
American States Utility Services - Fort Eustis, VA (16 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Job Information American States Utility Services, Inc. Construction Worker Water / Wastewater Utility in Fort Eustis, Virginia PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:Under close supervision, performs activities...
30+ days ago
Allan Myers - Norfolk, VA (15 miles from Suffolk, VA)
Laborer can become a specialist within a crew such as a "Top Person" or a "Pipe Layer" on a pipe crew. Digging, spreading and shoving dirt and gravel using pick and or shovel....
60+ days ago

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Salary for Laborer Jobs in Suffolk, VA

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

$31,190

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Laborer positions.

Highest Education Level

Laborers in Suffolk, VA 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 Suffolk, VA
  • 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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