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General Labourers

General Labourers

General labourers are workers who take up various supporting tasks in a warehouse, construction sites or other settings (e.g. factories). According to this general labourer definition, these workers may have an important assisting role in constructing highways, buildings or other structures and they may also transport materials and equipment.

The job duties of a general labourer vary. They may include cleaning and preparing a job site, loading and delivering materials, and using a variety of tools and machines such as blowtorches, forklifts, levels, lifts, power drills, grinders, saws, pressure washers, and water spraying equipment. Some companies also use the titles General Worker and Common Labourer to describe this particular role.

Job Title Labourer
Starting Date ASAP
Contract Type Temporary
Job Location Germany
Salary Rate £12.84 per hour

Workers Direct is delighted to offer the job role of an experienced Labourer in the SE1 area. If you are qualified and interested contact us and send us your CV now.

General Labourer job duties include:

  • Cleaning up worksites from debris and machinery
  • Helping erect scaffolding and ladders
  • Handling and transporting materials (e.g. cement)

As for general labourer qualifications, there usually aren’t any educational requirements but formal or informal apprenticeships via unions or contractors are common. Critical general labourer skills also include stamina, ability to follow instructions and commitment to safety.


  • Clean up worksites from hazardous or obsolete material
  • Assist welders, carpenters, painters or other trades people on-site
  • Handle and transport materials (e.g. cement) and equipment (e.g. drills and grinders)
  • Use power tools and machinery (e.g. forklifts) when needed
  • Follow instructions from supervisors to perform manual labour tasks (e.g. digging, stacking up goods)
  • Put up warning signs (e.g. signposts, cones) for vehicles and passersby
  • Help with setting up and transferring temporary structures (e.g. scaffolding)
  • Report issues with equipment or unsafe conditions


  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (standing for long periods of time, lifting heavy loads of up to 40 pounds etc.)
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Familiarity with power tools and machinery is a plus
  • Communication and teamwork skills
  • Commitment to safety rules
  • Apprenticeship or specialization is an asset, but not necessary

What does a General labourer do?

General labourer duties vary depending on the setting they work in and their level of specialization. They usually work in construction where they help erect scaffolding, cleanup sites and assist specialized workers such as painters and electricians. Occasionally, general labourers take up dangerous tasks like handling chemicals or removing lead from buildings. In these cases, you might be required to schedule training sessions on working with hazardous materials safely.

Job Brief

We are looking to hire General Labourer to take up manual labour tasks and support operations in worksites. One of the most important general labourer responsibilities is to collect trash, debris and other waste to keep the site clean and safe. You will also get to handle power tools and materials (such as saws and drills).

We would like you to have include stamina and the ability to lift heavy loads. You should be able to concentrate on performing your tasks and commit to safety rules. If you fit this description and you are also interested in doing tough but important work, we would like to meet you.

Where to look for Recruitment Agencies?

In this modern world social network is a great help to solve all searching problems. You can search for many recruitment agencies providing you the services online. Alternatively you can also look around your nearby if there is any recruitment agency working locally. Some of them are even providing their services throughout the country.

Workers-direct is a top notch recruitment agency providing all the recruitment solutions across the nation. With highly competitive rates and world class recruitment experts, Workers direct offers many perks including:

  • No placement, No fee: One of many perks working with the workers direct is they start working on your requirements as soon as you approach them without charging you a dime. They take all their payments only if they successfully satisfy the clients fulfilling all their requirements.
  • No upfront costs: Along with our placement guarantee, we also don't charge you anything if you want to join us. This allows the companies to benefit from our services without spending any cost with all the best services served according to their requirements.
  • Diverse Experts: Our agency has an experience of dealing with multiple sectors in a vast range . So we can serve our clients of many different sectors. No matter ranging from hospitality to I.T industry we have the professional experts available right at your service.
  • Temp solutions: We have an experience of years to fill the candidates for companies when urgently demanded for temp jobs. so we can match you the skilled worker according to your requirement with an incredible speed.
  • Competitive rates: Our competitive rates are one of the most reasonable ones in the market. So we are providing you skilled and most suitable match at the most affordable price.
  • Instant Response: We understand the importance of time so our response is within few minutes after your approach. Since we believe in problem solving so we get to your requirements fast and serve you the very day as we already have the file of the right candidates that can fulfill your need.

Get in touch with us

It’s easy to start your recruitment journey with Workers-Direct. Simply drop us an email or phone us and we will get working on your recruitment needs right away. 

How We Work

We do not depend always on technology for candidate searches, preferring to use experience, industry acumen and intuition to identify what each individual could bring to a specific business. This intelligent & human approach pays surpluses time after time. We recognise the trust clients make in Workers Direct and our priority is always to make sure we attain the best results for all concerned.