Commercial Construction Site Laborer in Seattle, WA at HITT

Date Posted: 5/22/2023

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Commercial Construction Site Laborer

The commercial construction Site Laborer performs a variety of tasks involving physical labor at varying tenant improvement, base building, and new construction projects within Seattle, Washington and the surrounding area while always being focused on safety and quality.  He/She is passionate about construction, has a strong work ethic and is proud, diligent, tireless, proactive and committed to producing quality results by the end of each day.  Laborers must be flexible and available for both day and night work, overtime work, and able to perform strenuous physical labor both inside or outside at varying heights (to include using fall protection and harnesses) in all kinds of weather or conditions.

This position will report directly to HITT’s onsite superintendent or site operations leader and will be in daily contact with multiple subcontractors and HITT employees, and may potentially have daily or frequent contact with clients and their employees or clients.  Onsite protocols will be adhered to and dictated by contract, client, building, and safety requirements.

A laborer’s requirements and responsibilities will be determined by the needs of the job each day and type of project being constructed, but typically involves the repetitive use of one’s hands, heavy lifting of objects, bending, kneeling, climbing, walking, and standing for extended periods of time. This position may also operate a variety of hand and power tools, heavy machinery or powered industrial equipment, and hoists with proper instruction and certification.  Duties, tasks, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice and exist outside of typical assignments.  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


  • Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in commercial construction project settings; performs manual work onsite.
  • Cleans and prepares job site: trash, rubble, waste and debris removal, vacuum, sweep, wipe down and mop.
  • Maintains a clean job site: install protection and signage, pick up and organize tools and equipment and secures job site each day to eliminate potential safety hazards.
  • Cleans and stocks restrooms, bathrooms, and temporary facilities.
  • Sets up and maintains office trailers, construction entrances, and grounds keeping.
  • Installs and maintains temporary fencing and gates.
  • Erects and disassembles ladders, scaffolding, barriers, etc.
  • Loads and unloads trucks, and carries material up to 75 pounds and 150 pounds with help.
  • Performs materials handling and storage.
  • Performs landscaping duties to include pulling weeds, hedging bushes and trees, and mowing.
  • Digs holes, ditches, and trenches.
  • Shovels dirt, gravel, and snow.
  • Uses and relocates pumps, generators, and hoses for removing water, filling tanks, or cleaning surfaces.
  • Chips concrete or mixes, pours, and smooths concrete.
  • Grind, scrape, sand, and polish various construction materials to include drywall, wood, concrete, and Terrazzo.
  • Applies paint to surfaces to include wood, metal, walls, sidewalks, curbs, etc.
  • Provides foot and vehicle traffic control flagger coordination.
  • Operates and maintains material hoists.
  • Escorts and provides security and monitoring for personnel and equipment.
  • Provides assistance to carpenters and other trades, as needed.
  • Performs administrative tasks onsite or in the office.

In accordance with the Washington Equal Pay and Opportunity Act, section RCW 49.58.110, the base pay range for this position is $19.00 - $26.00 per hour. Compensation in other cities and states may vary. HITT Contracting offers a competitive total benefits and compensation package including performance-based bonuses, premium health care coverage including vision and dental, employer-matched 401(k), paid time-off, and other voluntary benefits and leave types. The determination of wage is based on the candidate’s individual professional experience, qualifications, education, skills, and training.

HITT Contracting, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer providing opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

HITT Contracting, Inc. promotes a drug-free workplace.


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