General labourers work on building sites for the construction companies and contractors in order to support and assist skilled people such as carpenters, bricklayers, destruction experts, drywallers, cement finishers, and roofers. Their major task is to perform physical work in addition to other duties assigned by the supervisor.

The following sample of general labourer resume contains all required information for the post of construction or general labourer. Use this sample as a template to generate your unique resume. Also include a General Labourer Cover Letter with your job application.


General Labourer Resume Sample



52 Example Street • Houston, TX 90109 • (020) 999-9999 • john @ email . com

OBJECTIVE: A general labourer position with ABC Construction Company utilizing exceptional physical stamina, great attention to detail and relevant expertise acquired through experience in the construction field.

• Over 6 years of experience as general labourer
• Familiar with numerous kinds of construction tools
• Proficient in reading production schedules and conveying materials
• Physically fit, hard working and talented
• Demonstrated ability to gain knowledge quickly, follow safety precautions, and

● Customer Relations● Communication● Multiple Tasks Handling
● Materials Management● Housekeeping● Loading / Unloading
● Work Allocation● Machines Maintenance● Repetitive Movements

May 2005 – Present
AAA Construction Services – Oshawa, ON
General Labourer
• Load and unload building materials and move materials towards working areas
• Level earth by means of rakes and shovels
• Remove debris and trash at construction sites by means of wheelbarrows and other equipment
• Clean up spills
• Manage traffic at or near construction sites
• Erect concrete forms, scaffolding and ramps
• Mix, pour and extend concrete and asphalt
• Help in drilling and blasting

July 2002 – May 2005
Republic Services – Vaughn, ON
• Operated a range of equipment; pavement breakers, jackhammers, and power tools
• Worked as a key element of team with other skilled staffs
• Handled work on site with little or no supervision
• Disassembled and maintained extra passing structures
• Helped other skilled employees including carpenters, welder and working engineers
• Cleaned tools, equipment and work area

High School Diploma, CITY SCHOOL, Vaughn ON (2000)

• Extended standing  • Heavy lifting  • Working in extreme weather conditions

• Particularly effective in following oral and written instructions
• Special talent for performing accurate numeric calculations
• Excellent hands-eye coordination