Construction Laborer, Construction Worker, Helper, Laborer
see titles from the Army, Marine Corps, or Navy.
Bridge Crewmember; Cannon Crewmember; Cavalry Scout; Combat Engineer; Indirect Fire Infantryman; Infantryman; M1 Armor Crewman; Special Forces Engineer Sergeant
Bridge Crewmember; Builder; Special Forces Engineer Sergeant; Steelworker; Utilitiesman
Builder; Steelworker; Utilitiesman
What they do:
Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers.
On the job, you would:
- Control traffic passing near, in, or around work zones.
- Clean or prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.
- Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials.
Engineering and Technology
- building and construction
- customer service
Safety and Government
- public safety and security
Math and Science
- arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- reading work related information
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
Hand and Finger Use
- hold or move items with your hands
- keep your arm or hand steady
- use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
- quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
- exercise for a long time without getting out of breath
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Self Control
- Stress Tolerance
Examples of the technology used in this career will be available soon.