Demolition Laborer Job Description

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Last update : July 14, 2023

Demolition Laborer Job Description

Demolition laborers do demolition work such as tearing down buildings and other structures.

Demolition laborers typically do not construct buildings but are tasked with removing the structures.

Often, demolition laborers are tasked with removing structures such as hotels, apartment buildings, and office buildings.

Demolition laborers work in areas that are too dangerous for other types of construction workers.

They are typically tasked with blowing apart asbestos-containing materials, but they may also work with gas lines, electrical wiring, and insulation.

Workers who are tasked with demolishing a building and salvaging any salvageable materials are known as salvagers.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a Demolition Laborer to work on a variety of demolition projects. The Laborer will be responsible for performing various tasks to safely and efficiently demolish structures.

Demolition Laborer Duties:

  • Substantial experience in performing various demolition activities
  • Immense knowledge of managing different operations
  • Outstanding knowledge of materials and tools for construction and repair
  • Perform demolition work in a safe and timely manner
  • Excellent detail-oriented and hardworking individual.
  • Eagerness to work for long working hours.
  • Understanding and knowledge of residual materials.
  • Good time management skills.

Demolition Laborer Responsibilities:

  • Perform all demolition-related tasks from removing structural materials to disposing of debris
  • Work safely during demolition and clean up after it
  • Assist with demolition planning, such as preparing and submitting demolition and salvage plans
  • Prepare and submit claims for materials, labor, and machinery
  • Perform demolition inspections, including framing, roofing, masonry, piping, and electrical
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with subcontractors, construction managers, and customers
  • Receive, maintain, and document all job-related records
  • Work safely and maintain a clean jobsite
  • Assist with estimating and planning projects
  • Be a willing team member, taking initiative when needed

Requirements And Skills:

  • At least 1-year demolition experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and a clean driving record
  • Proven experience removing asbestos, lead, and mold
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Proven ability to operate a skid steer, backhoe loader

We at [Company Name] believe that a diverse and inclusive team is key to success. We therefore encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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