A construction worker typically works as part of a team on a construction site (such as for a building, home, or other structure). This person may be responsible for a number of tasks, including carpentry, demolition, drywall, finishing, and roofing. A construction worker’s hours may vary depending on the needs at the job site; work is typically done during the day and may involve difficult conditions such as extreme heat and cold. Construction workers may work long days, weekends, and holidays, depending on the job deadline.
A construction worker completes many tasks throughout the day; while some construction workers specialize in a particular skill, many work as a “jack of all trades.” Typical duties may include cleaning, sweeping, removing trash and debris, and assisting other craft workers (including welders, carpenters, fabricators, and carpenters). They may also assist with demolition, load and unload building materials, distribute materials to appropriate areas, operate of small tools, assist with machine maintenance, and operate equipment such as jackhammers and torches.
Most of the time, a construction worker is not required to receive formal education, although some attend trade schools and classes to receive certification for various skills. This work is almost always physical in nature, and employees must be able to work on their feet for their entire shift. It is important for construction workers to be punctual, as most of jobs operate on tight deadlines. A construction worker must be able to work in a team environment and work well with others.
Construction Worker Tasks
Find bugs with existing build processes and work with team members to resolve bugs.
Communicate and work with development and test teams to resolve build related issues.
Help with automation of new scripts and processes to improve build environment and stability.
Monitor daily builds and resolve build breaks.