9310-Civil Engineering and Building Construction Labourers

Job Title: 

Civil Engineering and Building Construction Labourers

Job Description: 

Civil engineering and building construction labourers perform routine tasks in connection with demolition works as well as the construction of buildings and civil engineering projects such as roads, railways and dams.


Tasks include:

  • digging and filling holes and trenches using hand-held tools
  • shovelling and spreading gravel and related materials
  • trimming and cutting rocks and concrete and bitumen surfaces using jack-hammers
  • loading and unloading construction materials, excavated material and equipment and transporting them around construction sites using wheelbarrows and hand trucks
  • cleaning worksites and removing obstructions
  • cleaning used building bricks and doing other simple work on demolition sites
  • mixing, pouring and spreading materials such as concrete, plaster and mortar trucks
  • cleaning work sites and removing obstructions
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Tent erector
Ditch digger
Labourer (construction)

Specific Occupations: 

Civil engineering/Building construction labourer

Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore