Construction Laborer

Construction 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.


Due to a full schedule for 2017, we are looking for a carpenter to join our team. Our company has been in the area for almost 10 years. We are looking for an experienced commercial carpenters who want long term careers in construction and will take the initiative to eventually work their way to become a job superintendent. Our projects are located all over the Bismarck/Mandan and upper Midwest area. The majority of their day will be working at a job site and coordinating with staff and vendors.


Construction 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:

  • Medical insurance
  • 6 paid holidays per year
  • Paid time off
  • Accidental insurance plan 100% paid by the company
  • 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

Application for Employment