General Labor Cover Letter Example 2

Updated on: November 17, 2019

In order to write an effective cover letter for a general labor resume, you must do some research.

Ask employers what they want to see in a cover letter, and there will be only one answer, i.e. originality!


Employers are tired of reading the same “I want a job, and I offer this in exchange” mantra.

They now look for something that says the same but in a different manner – something more appealing and dramatic.

You can start writing your general labor cover letter by using the example below.

See also: General Labor Resume


General Labor Cover Letter Sample


Ryan Jones
241 Oak Street
Schell City, MO 21021
(000) 333-1543
Ryan @ email . com

November 17, 2019

Mr. Lector Smith
Human Resources Manager
Universal Forest Products
64 River Road
Schell City, MO 28475


Dear Mr. Smith:

Would a person who has 6+ years’ experience as a general laborer in the construction and production arena be of interest to you? If yes, then I believe that I have many qualifications to contribute to Universal Forest Products.

I offer the following qualifications to contribute to your bottom line:

• Adept at operating basic hand and power tools in a safe and efficient manner.

• Special talent for mixing and pumping concrete and plaster according to specifically defined procedures.

• Extensive knowledge of reading blueprints and construction designs, aimed at ensuring optimal construction support.

• Skilled in servicing machines such as compressors, pumps, generators and tractors.

If your goal is to hire someone who has the capacity to provide physical and tactical support to construction workers, then I am your candidate!

To discuss this further, let’s meet in person so that we can mutually comprehend each other’s goals. I will call your office to secure a possible interview time. Please feel free to contact me at (000) 333-1543 if you need further information regarding my qualifications for the job.

Thank you very much for your time and consideration.




Ryan Jones