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General Laborer

Starboard Construction LLC
Boston, MA
  • Posted: 15 days ago
  • $20 to $25 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, 401k,
Job Description

Starboard Construction, a sister company of Catamount Builders, is a rapidly expanding general contractor company in the Boston area, dealing primarily in residential renovation work.

We are seeking a skilled, reliable general laborer to join our growing company. In this position, you will be responsible for assisting contractors, operating heavy machinery, and following all site health and safety regulations. A strong work ethic and attention to detail are essential.

General Labor Duties and Responsibilities

  • Unload tools, prepare building site materials, stack building materials, and set up equipment.
  • Follow project instructions from construction manager or supervisor.
  • Consult with construction plans.
  • Direct traffic safely around the construction or road maintenance site
  • Use construction and maintenance tools and equipment to complete daily tasks.
  • Follow all health and safety regulations when operating equipment.
  • Ensure regulated and proper headgear, earplugs, gloves, safety glasses, and clothing are worn.
  • Complete all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Assist in building scaffolding and temporary structures.
  • Safely operate a variety of tools including pressure washers, jackhammers, drills, saws, grinders, and blowtorches
  • Prepare new construction sites by digging, moving dirt, or compacting space.
  • Provide assistance to contractors (i.e., craft workers, electricians, painters) as needed.
  • Clean and clear debris and hazardous materials
  • Ensure construction equipment and tools are cleaned and stored properly.

General Labor Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent educational experience; vocational school or trade apprenticeships a plus.
  • State licensure to work with hazardous materials preferred but not required; union certification preferred but not required.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Ability to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Must be comfortable climbing up tall ladders, working at elevated levels.
  • Positive attitude and work ethic.
  • Able to work independently or as an active member of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management.
  • English and Spanish fluency a plus.
  • Driver's License.


  • Pay is between $20-$25 an hour and is determined based on experience and skill.

Starboard Construction LLC


Boston, MA



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