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Construction Job Description Sample

Construction Job Description Sample

This construction sample job description can be used to help you create a job advert that will attract candidates who are qualified for the job. Feel free to revise this job description to meet your specific job duties and job requirements.

Job Title: Construction

Construction Job Purpose:

Completes commercial or residential building projects on time and professionally by employing specific trades or skills.

Construction Job Duties:

  • Handles tools of various types including heavy machinery
  • Performs physical labour activities
  • Adheres to all safety guidelines while on the job site
  • Cleans, repairs, and performs routine maintenance on machinery
  • Removes debris and trash
  • Controls traffic in and around a construction zone
  • Assembles and disassembles temporary structures such as barricades, braces, and scaffolding
  • Reads plans and blueprints to make sure the diagrams meet specifications
  • Applies a specific trade
  • Demolishes any old structures before construction
  • Preps any tools for the workday
  • Makes sure the job zone is secure from outsiders
  • Removes and transports hazardous materials
  • Wires electrical components
  • Performs masonry and tuck-pointing
  • Loads and unloads materials at the job site
  • Uses tools to cut materials to desired lengths
  • Uses machinery to level land to the required grade
  • Paints exterior and interior of buildings
  • Creates compounds, such as concrete, by mixing the proper proportions of water and material
  • Sets up heating or cooling stations for workers depending on weather
  • Sprays finishing agents on drywall, concrete, or another medium
  • Aligns and joins components such as walls or pipes
  • Signals other workers to halt or continue work
  • Digs or backfills
  • Caulks joints or around structures such as doors

Construction Skills and Qualifications:

Verbal Communication, Legal Compliance, Teamwork, Trade School, Apprenticeship, Math Skills, Maintenance, Conflict Resolution, Mechanical Knowledge, Strong Vision and Depth Perception, Manual Dexterity and Coordination, Physical Strength and Stamina, Building Knowledge, Strong Work Ethic, Reading Skills


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