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What does general labouring include?

General labourers are skilled in a range of maintenance and labour tasks. Many have a trade background with specific skills in one area, while others are happy to work under your direction and provide a willing hand with whatever you’re doing. Here are some of the most common general labouring tasks and what you can expect:


Cleaning and maintenance

Common labouring jobs involve cleaning, especially cleaning up a worksite after tradespeople have finished. They’ll start by clearing out larger debris using a wheelbarrow and shovel, and loading it into a skip or trailer. Next, they’ll sweep the area to remove small debris, dirt, and dust. Finally, they may mop or pressure wash all suitable surfaces (depending on whether it’s inside or outside), paying special attention to any stains, mortar, or grout that’s been left behind.


Trades assistance

While labourers aren’t necessarily licensed tradespeople, they do often help out tradespeople with plumbing, carpentry, and building tasks. Carpenters or builders may get help with removing old structures, moving wood, steadying framework, and other tasks that need an extra pair of hands. Plumbers may need help with cleaning up, moving pipework, and lifting parts. In any case, the licensed tradesperson will oversee the work and ensure it is carried out safely and to a high standard.


Digging holes and trenches

General labouring often involves digging - especially by hand. Your labourer will bring their own shovel and other required tools, or you may supply the tools at the worksite. They may help dig holes for fencesdig trenches for drainage, remove stumps, or level out soil ready for landscaping.


Moving and loading 

Your labourer can help move materials from one part of your site to another or load them onto a truck or trailer. These materials could include soil, gravel, roadbase, timber, bricks, paving, garden waste, corrugated iron, rocks, plants, and even furniture. They’ll use a combination of tools, depending on the job, including shovels, forks, wheelbarrows, and gloves.

Recent General Labour tasks in Perth

Replace phone screen (labour only).

$80

Subiaco Western Australia, Australia

20th May 2021

I have OEM parts of OnePlus 8 Pro LCD Touch Screen Assembly (not attached to frame) and rear glass. Seeking quotes for the work replacing them. I can do it myself but would prefer not to.

Labour- tile lifting

$5

Subiaco WA, Australia

14th Feb 2021

as discussed- tiles lifted

Thanks! Reliable and efficient. Very happy

Labourer / helper

$110

Northbridge WA 6003, Australia

5th May 2021

I require someome to assist with carrying some long lengths of blinds and to support the other end whilst I install these. No tools required, just a fit and strong person able to hold about 5 kg overhead on a step ladder. Job is for Friday morning in Northbridge. Only apply if you meet all criteria. Max time required for is 3 hours.

Labour to assist in renovating a bathroom,

$25

Mount Lawley WA 6050, Australia

6th Jan 2020

Jackhammer tiles off wall, tools supplied

Screed / labourer

$200

City Beach WA 6015, Australia

8th Dec 2021

Need help screening a bathroom

Roof Tiler / Labourer

$150

Perth WA, Australia

5th May 2021

We are looking for an experienced roof tiler: • Confident in working with tile roofing • Capable of repointing • Has own suitable work vehicle (ute or van) • Experience using pressure washers and erecting basic scaffolding a bonus • We need someone reliable • Servicing greater metro area • Regular, ongoing work

Labourer, move Gyprock sheets

$20

Perth WA, Australia

11th Oct 2019

Carry 2.7 m gyprock sheets upstairs on office Fitout in the city.