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General Construction Laborer


General Construction Laborers report to the site Superintendent and provide support throughout a construction project which will include general trades responsibilities. The person in this position needs to have the ability to be flexible as this position may perform various functions throughout a shift. The person in this position will need to be comfortable working in a public setting. Jostin requires all employees to work collaboratively as a team with other Jostin employees and trade partners.

Jostin is currently hiring for all three levels (1,2, &3) of General Construction Laborers in Cincinnati and Lexington. Please see the preferred knowledge, skills, and qualifications for each level below:


A General Construction Laborer 1 is where many people start their career with Jostin. Below are requirements for knowledge and skills for this level of General Construction Laborer.


  • Knowledge of general contracting
  • Knowledge of power tools
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and best practices on a construction site


  • General Cleaning
  • Material Handling- Handle materials in a safe manner
  • Use proper lifting techniques
  • Light Demo
  • General knowledge of tools and equipment
  • Ensure tools and equipment are cleaned, accounted for, and maintained


A General Construction Laborer 2 should be as knowledgeable and meet the requirements of a General Construction Laborer 1, but must also have the skills listed below.

Additional Skills:

  • Assist carpenters with various tasks
  • Participate in weekly toolbox talks
  • Heavy demo experience


A General Construction Laborer 3 should be as knowledgeable and meet the requirements of a General Construction Laborer 2, but must also have the additional knowledge and skills listed below.

Additional Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of hand float tool

Additional Skills:

  • Prepare equipment for use
  • Manage labor crews
  • Understanding of budget and productivity requirements
  • Receive Deliveries
  • Ability to conduct trainings and mentor


  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to successfully pass a drug screening
  • The ability to work irregular hours including weekends when necessary
  • The ability to work in various weather conditions for long periods of time
  • The ability to exert oneself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath
  • The ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without giving out or fatiguing
  • Willingness to commute within a 125-mile radius of Cincinnati
  • COVID vaccinations may be required on some job sites
Job Category: General Construction
Job Type: Laborer
Job Location: Cincinnati Lexington

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2335 Florence Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45206