Construction workers, also called construction laborers, perform the physical tasks associated with completing heavy highway and infrastructure projects, including mixing and pouring concrete, using hammers, drilling, la... More »

Information that should appear on a construction worker resume includes a skills section that outlines the different trades and procedures with which the person is familiar, a list of any official certifications she has ... More » Business & Finance Careers Applying & Interviewing

Construction workers make an average annual salary of $29,160, or $14.02 per hour, according to the 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics. The lowest paid construction workers earned less than $20,000 per year, while the highe... More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries

The most common jobs on a construction site include construction laborers and helpers who do a variety of tasks, such as cleaning and preparing the work site, loading and unloading materials, digging trenches and buildin... More » Business & Finance Careers

Main contractors, sometimes known as general contractors or construction managers, have overall responsibility for planning, coordinating and supervising the work of specialists, laborers and other personnel on a large-s... More »

Construction managers plan, budget, coordinate and supervise construction projects from start to completion. They also interpret agreements, explain technical data to other professionals and report work progress to clien... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

Common injuries among construction workers include broken bones or fractures; burns, cuts and lacerations; damage to joints and muscles; and head injuries. Injuries such as these are a result of workplace accidents such ... More » Business & Finance Careers