Skilled Laborer


  • Exceptional knowledge of the techniques and terminology used in the operation of mechanical equipment

  • Ability to operate a variety of mechanical equipment, including heavy machinery and construction vehicles

  • Ability to follow oral or written instructions

  • Ability to work alone or with others

  • Ability to learn new work quickly

  • Mechanical ability

  • Manual dexterity

  • Physical condition commensurate with the duties of the position

  • Possession of a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State

  • Must be able to pass a drug test

Job Tasks:

  • Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites.

  • May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments.

  • May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials.

  • May assist other craft workers.


· 80 hrs paid vacation time

· 40 hrs paid sick time

· Health insurance

· Vision

· Dental

· 401K

· 401K Match

To apply for a job with Thompson Builds, please send a cover letter together with your resume to: