cleaning and preparing a job site, loading and delivering materials and using a variety of tools and machines, such as blowtorches, forklifts, levels, lifts, power drills, grinders, saws, pressure washers and water spraying equipment.
Laborers set up and take down ladders, scaffolding and other temporary structures.
Help carpenters, masons and other specialized contractors.
At road construction sites, general laborers may control traffic.
They set up markers, cones and barricades and may flag vehicles to control the traffic flow.