Skilled General Laborer

Baton Rouge, LA

Posted: 03/20/2024 Employment Type: Construction Job Category: Commercial Construction

Job Description

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Laborer is responsible for performing tasks involving heavy physical labor at highway, civil construction projects, tunnel and shaft excavations, and demolition sites using a variety of hand and power tools of all types.

Locations: All candidates should be available to work in all of the following locations:

Baton Rouge, Covington and New Orleans.

Schedule: Monday - Friday , generally 7am start time, 8-10 hour days and work on weekends as needed.

These are temporary to permanent positions, you will work through Cabildo Staffing prior to being hired on by the client directly. Once hired the client offers benefits such as Insurance benefits along with PTO, dental, medical, LTD and more



Ensures quality at a productive rate on assigned projects

Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor

Shows up to work on time every day and is proactively engaged in assigned work

Digs ditches and trenches

Lifts and carries objects and materials

Assists other craft workers

Loads and unloads trucks

Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Maintains equipment and tools to ensure long lasting use

Maintains clean tools and equipment, removing trash, debris, and other material from in and around work areas and jobsites daily

Performs other job site cleanup duties as assigned by supervisor, specifically cleanup and organization that is required to be completed in immediate work vicinity and maintains a secure and safe job site

Recognize and identify hazards in upcoming work and pro actively engage with your foreman and safety manager to mitigate any upcoming risks

Be knowledgeable regarding safety requirements… it is difficult to enforce something if you do not understand it. Familiarize yourself with our Safety Manual.REPORT ALL SAFETY INCIDENTS AND NEAR MISSES IMMEDIATELY


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 - $19.00 per hour


8 hour shift


Work Location: In person

Job Requirements


Prescreen Requirements:

Pre-employment drug screen (paid & scheduled by Cabildo Staffing)

Pre-employment criminal background check (paid and scheduled by Cabildo Staffing)

Pre-employment physical (paid and scheduled by Cabildo Staffing)


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule

Able to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field condition

Knowledge of the proper use of equipment, materials and supplies used in construction work

Knowledge of safety precautions

Understand and follow written and oral instructions

Meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency

Able to work in a team environment and communicate effectively

Education and/or Experience:

Any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the work is acceptable.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

This position is performed in outside weather conditions.


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