General Laborer

General Laborer

Straightway Construction, Inc. – Bismarck, ND 
$15-19 an hour DOE

Job Type: Full-time - this is a long term, full-time position on our team, not a sub-contractor opportunity.


General Laborer Responsibilities:

  • Make sure quality standards are met
  • Communicate progress, potential changes, and problems effectively
  • Follow the job schedule
  • Keep the job site secure and clean
  • Work efficiently and safely
  • Clean and prepare construction sites by removing debris and possible hazards
  • Load or unload building materials to be used in construction
  • Build or take apart bracing, barricades, forms (molds that determine the shape of concrete), scaffolding, and temporary structures
  • Dig trenches, backfill holes, or compact earth to prepare for construction
  • Operate or tend equipment and machines used in construction
  • Help other craft workers with their duties
  • Follow construction plans and instructions from supervisors or more experienced workers


Career Overview: 

  • Construction helpers perform many basic tasks that require physical labor on construction sites.


Personal qualities required to be able to perform the duties are, but not limited to:

  • Great communication skills, teamwork, ethics, dependability, ability to take direction, adaptability, a sense of urgency (need to get the job done) and be safety and security minded.


Required experience:

  • Carpentry: 0 to three years, commercial preferred
  • Minimum age of 18, High school education or equivalent
  • Physically able to do the work
  • U.S. citizen or proof of legal residency  
  • Pass substance abuse screening
  • Driver's License preferred


Benefits offered:

  • 6 paid holidays per year
  • Paid time off
  • Aflac supplemental insurance plans offered at pre-tax
  • Retirement plan with annual 3% company match
  • Company clothing: shirts, coats, hats


Please submit a resume and three references who can attest to your carpentry skills or complete online application process at

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