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Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

Job Information

Help installation, maintenance, and repair workers in maintenance, parts replacement, and repair of vehicles, industrial machinery, and electrical and electronic equipment. Perform duties such as furnishing tools, materials, and supplies to other workers; cleaning work area, machines, and tools; and holding materials or tools for other workers.


  • Many construction laborer jobs require a variety of basic skills, but others require specialized training and experience.
  • Most construction laborers learn on the job, but formal apprenticeship programs provide the most thorough preparation.
  • Job opportunities vary by locality, but in many areas there will be competition, especially for jobs requiring limited skills.
  • Laborers who have specialized skills or who can relocate near new construction projects should have the best opportunities.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $24,060/yr ($12.03/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma