9312-Civil engineering labourers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Civil engineering labourers
ISCO Code: 
Job Description: 
Civil engineering labourers perform routine tasks in connection with the building and maintenance of roads, railways, dams and other civil engineering projects.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) digging and filling holes and trenches using hand held tools
  • (b) shovelling and spreading gravel and related materials
  • (c) trimming and cutting rocks and concrete and bitumen surfaces using jack-hammers
  • (d) loading and unloading construction materials, excavated material and equipment and transporting them around construction sites using wheelbarrows and hand trucks
  • (e) cleaning worksites and removing obstructions.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Construction labourer (civil engineering)
- Maintenance labourer (dams)
- Earthmoving labourer

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