Construction Laborer

J Pratt Construction is looking for several construction laborers to add to our growing team. Be part of a company who does a wide variety of work including road/sidewalk construction, box culverts, retaining walls, drainage, concrete flat work, grading and much more. The possibilities are endless as we provide a dynamic skillset with projects ranging from $5,000 to $4 million.

Typical responsibilities would include the following:

  • Follow all safety rules
  • Frequently use hand tools and various equipment such as shovels, rakes, concrete saws, plate compactors, etc.
  • Perform physically demanding tasks on a daily basis, regularly lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Typical work includes grading, working on a pipe crew, concrete work, paving and much more
  • Work with a crew of 1-10 people daily
  • Keep the job site and job trailer clean and safe

Job Requirements

  • Must have a valid Class C License and reliable transportation. Class A or B is a plus
  • Minimum 1-3 years of construction experience
  • High School Diploma
  • Positive attitude and team player
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to take direction and perform tasks alongside others
  • Good physical condition and stamina
  • General knowledge of how to use basic construction tools and a tape measure


  • Work alongside top of the line heavy equipment and be supported by tools including Leica GPS Systems, Engcon excavator attachments, and late model pickup trucks.
  • Be home for dinner every night as typical hours are 6:30 to 5:00, Monday thru Friday.
  • FREE health insurance after 2 years. (First year J Pratt pays 50%, 2nd year J Pratt pays 75%).
  • Dental Insurance (50% Company Paid)
  • Vision Insurance
  • FREE life insurance
  • Substantial year end bonus
  • Work close to home! J Pratt rarely travels more than one hour from the shop.
  • Pay ranging from $18 – $25/HR
  • 401K Retirement Plan with up to a 4% employer match.
  • Ability for the right individual to move up in the company into other positions such as an operator or foreman.

Apply now to be part of a team-oriented company! Willing to train the right person or compensate the experienced individual who may be looking for a change.