Trades Helpers and Labourers:
A. Move, load, and unload materials
B. Erect and dismantle structures
C. Mix, pour, spread, and rake materials
D. Install, operate, maintain, and repair equipment/machinery
E. Oil and grease equipment
F. Assist in drilling/blasting rock
G. Tend and feed machines such as mixers/compressors
1. Construction - 74.0%
2. Transportation and warehousing - 3.0%
3. Other services (except public administration) - 3.0%
4. Wholesale trade - 2.0%
5. Public administration - 2.0%
6. Administrative and support waste management and remediation services - 2.0%
7. Retail trade - 2.0%
1. In general, you usually need some high school education.
2. To be a construction labourer, you may need general construction labouring experience.You may receive on-the-job training.
3. To be a construction labourer in large-diameter oil and gas pipeline construction, you usually need one season's experience in this type of oil/gas pipeline construction.
4. Many recent entrants have a community college diploma, and almost 3 in 10 have a trade/vocational certificate.
3. Physical Education
4. Industrial Arts
The average hourly wages for Trades Helpers and Labourers is $14.93/HR, which is below average for occupations in the trades, transport and equipment operators sector and above average for all labouring and elemental occupations. These wages grew at an average rate from 2002 to 2004.