Pay for building and construction labourers varies between employers and regions and depends on the work being done.
Sources : Seek jobs, 2017; and Trade Me Jobs, 'Salary Guide', October 2016 March 2017.
This information is a guide only. )
What you will do
Building and construction labourers may do some or all of the following :
Skills and knowledge
Building and construction labourers need to have :
They may also need to be able to operate heavy machinery or drive heavy vehicles.
Building and construction labourers :
There are no specific requirements to become a building and construction labourer, as you gain skills on the job. Some businesses have training programmes in skills such as driving heavy vehicles or operating heavy machinery.
There are no specific secondary education requirements to become a building and construction labourer. However, NCEA Level 2 English, maths, construction and mechanical technologies and physical education are useful.
Building and construction labourers need to be :
Useful experience for building and construction labourers includes :
Labouring is physically demanding work, so building and construction labourers need to be fit, healthy and strong, with no back problems.
They may also need to be comfortable working at heights.