Skilled Laborer

Los Angeles, California
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Overview

Location

Los Angeles, California

Job Type

Temporary

Branch Number

56

Hourly Rate

$17.00 - $

Work Hours

Multiple Shifts

Experience Required

Entry

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Job Description

Are you looking for immediate work and that makes an immediate positive impact? Are you the type of person who loves diversity in your work day? We are now hiring for General Laborers with a real passion for working with their hands to chip in at clients’ job sites. General Laborers can be found on almost all sites, performing a wide range of tasks from very easy to hazardous. The job duties of a General Laborer vary, sometimes even day-to-day at the same site. They may include cleaning and preparing a jobsite, loading and delivering materials; using different tools and machines, such as blowtorches; driving forklifts; reading levels; operating lifts; and manning power drills, grinders, saws, pressure washers, and water spraying equipment. Laborers set up and take down ladders, scaffolding, and other temporary structures. They help carpenters, masons, and other specialized contractors.

Responsibilities

  • Moving, securing, installing, building, loading, or unloading materials
  • Assisting in the building or construction of various things
  • Some specialized tasks may require on-the job training
  • Effectively using heavy and light equipment, depending on the jobsite/assignment
  • Moving items from place to place, according to direction from the site supervisor
  • Moving dirt or other material as directed in plans or by supervisor


Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum 1 year experience on commercial construction sites Verifiable work history that shows professional skills and experience Strong work ethic Some assignments have additional screening requirements, such as background checks and/or drug screening
  • Basic hand tools is a plus
  • A criminal background check may be required. Criminal convictions do not necessarily disqualify an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.
  • We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance No. 184652. If you need more information, or wish to report violation of this ordinance, please contact the Department of Public Works (DAA), Bureau of Contract Administration.

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.