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Construction Laborers

On the Job


Construction Laborers may operate hand or power tools like air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, and a variety of others. They may clean or prepare sites. They may dig trenches or put up scaffolding.

Physical Demands   

This career requires time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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