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Construction trades helpers and labourers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7611

Construction trades helpers and labourers assist skilled tradespersons and perform labouring activities at construction sites, in quarries and in surface mines. They are employed by construction companies, trade and labour contractors, and surface mine and quarry operators.

Working Conditions for Construction trades helpers and labourers

Work may take place indoors or outdoors, depending on the project. Exposure to hazardous airborne particles like asbestos is possible, especially at older sites. Further safety measures are used to prevent injury from machinery, flying pieces, and loud noises.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Access Floor Installer Helper
  • Air Breaker Operator
  • Air Gun Operator
  • Air Hammer Operator - Construction
  • Air Lock Tender
  • Air Tool Operator
  • Air Track Drill Operator Helper
  • Asbestos Fibre Preparer
  • Asbestos Remover
  • Asbestos Worker - Construction
  • Asphalt Cold Patcher
  • Asphalt Mixer
  • Asphalt Plant Labourer - Construction
  • Asphalt Raker
  • Asphalt Roofer Helper
  • Asphalt Spreader
  • Asphalt Worker - Road
  • Awning Installer Helper
  • Batterboard Setter
  • Bending Machine Operator - Pipelines
  • Bill Poster
  • Bituminous Paving Labourer
  • Bituminous Paving Machine Operator
  • Blacktop Raker
  • Blacktop Spreader
  • Brick Cleaner
  • Bricklayer Helper
  • Brickmason's Helper
  • Bridge Gang Worker - Construction
  • Building And House Wrecker
  • Building Painter Helper
  • Building Wrecker
  • Cabinetmaker's Helper
  • Carpenter Helper
  • Carpet Layer Helper
  • Carpet Mechanics Helper
  • Caulker - Construction
  • Cement And Concrete Pump Tender
  • Cement Finisher Helper
  • Cement Gun Nozzle Operator
  • Cement Gun Operator
  • Cement Mixer Operator - Construction
  • Cement Pump Operator
  • Churn Drill Operator Helper - Water Well
  • Clamper - Construction
  • Concrete Block Pourer
  • Concrete Breaker
  • Concrete Finisher Helper
  • Concrete Float Pourer
  • Concrete Former Helper
  • Concrete Gun Operator
  • Concrete Mixer Helper
  • Concrete Mixer Operator - Construction
  • Concrete Mixer Operator Helper
  • Concrete Mixer Operator Helper - Highway Construction
  • Concrete Paver Operator Helper
  • Concrete Paving Labourer
  • Concrete Pourer - Construction
  • Concrete Pump Operator
  • Concrete Spreader Operator
  • Concrete Waterproofer - Construction
  • Construction Craft Labourer
  • Construction Electrician Helper
  • Construction Helper
  • Construction Labourer
  • Construction Labourer And Helper
  • Construction Trades Helper
  • Construction Worker
  • Crane Chaser
  • Crane Hooker
  • Cupola Spray Reliner
  • Dampproofer Helper
  • Deck Worker
  • Demolition Worker
  • Diamond Driller Helper - Surface Mining
  • Digger - Construction
  • Ditch Cleaner - Construction
  • Door Frame Installer
  • Dope Machine Operator - Pipelines
  • Dragline Operator Helper
  • Dragline Operator Helper - Crane Operation
  • Dredge Worker
  • Driller Helper - Surface Mining
  • Drywall And Acoustical Board Installer Helper
  • Drywall And Acoustical Installer Helper
  • Drywall Sander
  • Earthworks Labourer - Construction
  • Excavation Labourer
  • Excavation Worker
  • Exterior Cladder Helper
  • Firebrick Layer Helper
  • Fitter Helper - Construction
  • Flagman/woman
  • Flagman/woman - Construction
  • Floor Coverer Helper
  • Floor Layer's Helper
  • Floor Sander And Finisher Helper
  • Floorcovering Installer Helper
  • Floorcovering Mechanic Helper
  • Form Remover - Construction
  • Form Stripper - Construction
  • Foundation Dampproofer Helper
  • Foundation Drill Operator Helper
  • Foundation Waterproofer - Construction
  • Framer Helper - Construction
  • Gas Line Fuser
  • Gas Pipe Fuser
  • Gas Pipelayer - Construction
  • General Construction Labourer
  • Glass Setter Helper
  • Glass Worker Helper - Construction
  • Glazier Helper
  • Grade Tamper - Construction
  • Grout Machine Operator
  • Grout Pump Operator
  • Grouter
  • Gunite Mixer - Construction
  • Guniter - Construction
  • Highway Concrete Mixer Operator Helper
  • Highway Maintenance Worker
  • Highway Sign Erector
  • Horizontal Earth-boring Machine Helper
  • Hoseman/woman Insulation Helper
  • Industrial Chimney Repairer-mason Helper
  • Insulation Blower
  • Insulation Blower Helper
  • Insulation Blower Operator
  • Insulation Hoseman/woman
  • Insulator Helper
  • Interior And Exterior Wall Erector Helper
  • Interior Finisher Helper
  • Interior Wall Finisher Helper
  • Ironworker Helper
  • Jackhammer Operator - Construction
  • Joiner Helper - Construction
  • Lightning Rod Erector Helper
  • Maintenance Carpenter Helper
  • Manual Concrete Vibrator Operator
  • Manual Curb Builder
  • Manual Stone Spreader Operator
  • Manual Terrazzo Grinder
  • Marble Setter Helper
  • Masonry Pointer And Caulker
  • Mason's Helper
  • Measurer
  • Metal Form Setter - Construction
  • Metal Roofer Helper - Construction
  • Metal Scaffold Erector Helper
  • Metal Trim Erector Helper
  • Mole Operator Helper - Construction
  • Monument Erector
  • Monument Setter
  • Mud Jack Operator
  • Nozzle Worker - Pile Driving
  • Oil Burner Installer Helper
  • Ornamental Iron Erector Helper
  • Ornamental Metal Worker Helper
  • Painter And Decorator Helper
  • Painter Helper - Construction
  • Paper Latcher - Construction
  • Paperhanger Helper
  • Paperhanger Helper - Construction
  • Pavement Line Painter
  • Pavement Line Painter Helper
  • Pavement Striper
  • Paving Operations Labourer
  • Pile Driver Operator Helper - Crane Operation
  • Pile Driver Operator's Helper
  • Pile Driving Chainman/woman
  • Pile Driving Ground Worker
  • Pile-driving Lead Placer Helper
  • Pipe Aligner - Pipeline Construction
  • Pipe Doper - Construction
  • Pipe-cleaning And Covering Machine Operator
  • Pipefitter Helper - Construction
  • Pipelayer
  • Pipelayer - Construction
  • Pipelayer - Drainage Systems
  • Pipelayer - Irrigation
  • Pipeline Caulker
  • Pipeline Labourer
  • Pipeline Mandrel Operator
  • Pipeline Welder Helper
  • Pipeline Worker - Construction
  • Pipeline-liner Installer
  • Pit Bottom Worker
  • Plasterer Helper
  • Plate Fitter Helper - Construction
  • Plumber Helper
  • Pneumatic Drill Operator - Construction
  • Pneumatic Hammer Operator - Construction
  • Post Hole Driller
  • Power Curber Tender
  • Power Shovel Operator Helper
  • Precast Concrete Caulker
  • Preheater Tender - Pipelines
  • Quarry Dump Attendant
  • Quarry Labourer
  • Refractory Bricklayer Helper
  • Reinforcing Wire Mesh Worker
  • Renovation Carpenter Helper
  • Rigger's Helper - Construction
  • Rip-rap Placer
  • Road Form Setter
  • Road Mixer Operator Helper
  • Road Spray Truck Helper
  • Roofer Helper
  • Rotary Driller Helper - Water Well
  • Scaffold Erector Helper
  • Scaffolder
  • Seam Caulker - Construction
  • Seat Installer - Construction
  • Sewage Pipelayer
  • Sewer Digger
  • Sheather Helper
  • Sheet Metal Worker Helper - Construction
  • Shore Dredging Labourer
  • Sider Helper
  • Skid Setter
  • Skid Setter - Pipeline Construction
  • Slinger - Construction
  • Slip Form Curb Machine Tender
  • Smelter Liner
  • Spacer - Pipeline Construction
  • Spray Truck Helper
  • Spreader Box Tender
  • Stabber
  • Stabber - Pipeline Construction
  • Steam Fitter's Helper - Construction
  • Steel Erector Helper
  • Steel Form Setting Worker
  • Steel Forms Setter Helper
  • Structural Plate Fitter Helper - Construction
  • Structural Steel Erector Helper
  • Tamper Operator
  • Tamper Operator - Construction
  • Tank Builder Helper
  • Terrazzo Finisher Helper
  • Terrazzo Layer Helper
  • Terrazzo Machine Grinder
  • Terrazzo Mechanic Helper
  • Terrazzo Polisher Helper
  • Tile Layer Helper
  • Tile Setter Helper
  • Tinsmith Helper - Construction
  • Tombstone Erector
  • Tombstone Setter
  • Trades Helper - Construction
  • Trench Digger
  • Tunnelling Machine Operator Helper - Construction
  • Underground Labourer - Construction
  • Vanity And Kitchen Cupboard Installer Helper
  • Vibrator Roller Operator
  • Vibratory Compactor Operator
  • Wallboard Sander
  • Water Pipe Installer
  • Water Well Driller Helper
  • Waterproofer - Construction
  • Waterproofer Helper
  • Welder-fitter Helper - Construction
  • Window Caulker
  • Wire Mesh Setter
  • Asphalt Spreader
  • Bricklayer Helper
  • Carpenter Helper
  • Concrete Mixer Helper
  • Concrete Paving Labourer
  • Construction Helper
  • Construction Labourer
  • Demolition Worker
  • Driller Helper - Surface Mining
  • Drywall Sander
  • Excavation Labourer
  • Flagman/woman
  • Glazier Helper
  • Pipeline Mandrel Operator
  • Plumber Helper
  • Roofer Helper
  • Stabber - Pipeline Construction
  • Grademen
  • Caulking
  • Caulking Specialist
  • Skilled Construction And Renovation Workers
  • General Labour Construction
  • Renovation Labourer
  • Restoration Technician
  • Labourer, Construction
  • Construction Laborer/Helper
  • General Labourer (Construction)
  • Construction General Labour
  • Concrete General Laborer
  • Renovation Technician