(Above image from Rogue Community College)
ENTRY WAGE LEVEL
UPPER WAGE LEVEL
JOBS IN THE REGION
Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers. Construction laborers who primarily assist a particular craft worker are classified under “Helpers, Construction Trades” (47-3010).
Disclaimer: Video created before COVID-19, current practices follow COVID-19 Oregon Health Authority and CDC guidance. Video courtesy of CareerOneStop.
State of Oregon Licenses and Education
No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Schools & Training Providers
|Rogue Valley Trades Training Center||Grants Pass and White City||Pre-Apprenticeship Program (email questions, click HERE)|
|MPACT Medford Pre-Apprenticeship Program||For Medford High School students only||Medford Pre-Apprenticeship for Construction Trades (MPACT)|
|Rogue Community College||Grants Pass||Steel and Structural Workers Apprenticeship|
|Southern Oregon Joint Apprenticeship Training (in association with Rogue Community College)||Medford
|Call WorkSource Rogue Valley for more information: 541-734-7533|
|Oregon Sheet Metal Worker Apprenticeships||Training centers also relocate participants throughout Oregon, including the Rogue Valley||Oregon Sheet Metal Worker Apprenticeships|
|Plasterer Apprenticeship Opportunities||Training centers also relocate participants throughout Oregon, including the Rogue Valley||Plasterer Apprenticeship Opportunities|
|Scaffold Erector Apprenticeship Opportunities||Training centers also relocate participants throughout Oregon, including the Rogue Valley||Scaffold Erector Apprenticeship Opportunities|
For training information including possible financial support, contact your local WorkSource Rogue Valley Work Center (Jackson and Josephine Counties).
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