Job Locations
  • Plaistow, NH 03865
  • Haverhill, MA 01830
  • Kittery, ME 03904

Built on more than 57 years of experience, Methuen Construction Company, Inc. is widely recognized as the most successful, self-performing general contractor in the industry. Methuen Construction self-performs construction services using highly skilled professionals including Millwrights, Ironworkers, Pipefitters, Carpenters, Welders, Heavy Equipment Operators, Truck Drivers and Laborers.

Methuen Construction consistently strives for complete client satisfaction by delivering outstanding construction services and cutting-edge solutions. As we expand our construction territory, diversify our client base and enhance our operational capabilities, our need for highly skilled teammates is growing!
Position:                     Construction Laborer           
Reports to:                 Foreman


Essential Functions 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Cleanup of debris, grounds and buildings
  • Stripping of concrete formwork, including removal of exposed ties
  • Unloading of materials and deliveries to Project Site
  • Hand excavation, digging of trenches, raking, tamping, compacting soil
  • Placing concrete in formwork including horizontal formwork for flatwork
  • Vibrating concrete
  • Setting up of ladders, means of access, scaffolding and planking
  • Wrapping and covering with tarps, polyethylene or insulating blankets
  • Mixing mortar and grout including grout beneath structural and mechanical baseplates
  • Backfilling, grading or raking
  • Laying of drains, sewers, water distribution, PVC conduits or other piping in the trench (pipe layer)
  • Assembly of manholes, catch basins and drainage structures (pipe layer)
  • Tending all other trades including materials handling on site prior to final installation
  • Handling and placement of riprap, slope protection, erosion control and siltation control materials
  • Spreading and rolling of bituminous asphalt
  • Screeding of concrete
  • Patching the holes in concrete surfaces
  • Demolition activities
  • Hand grading of earth materials, curbsetting, and landscaping
  • Setting and stripping concrete sidewalk forms
  • Installation and removal of temporary weather protection
  • Handling, rigging and setting or precast concrete slabs, planks, walls and curbing
  • Sand and water blasting
  • Application of concrete curing compounds
  • Installation of insulation, damproofing, and moisture barrier materials below or at grade on or beneath concrete walls and slabs
  • Concrete coring and cutting
  • Sheet piling, lagging, and shoring of trenches and excavations
  • Installation and removal of temporary weather protection
  • Fire watch activities

Core Competencies 

  • Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong team player with a positive attitude
  • Hard working and motivated

Supervisory Responsibility 
This position is not responsible for the oversight of any other teammates

Position Type
This is an hourly nonexempt position

Primarily limited to Northeast job site locations.

Education and Experience 

  • High School or Vocational and or relevant work experience
  • Minimum of 1-3+ years of experience within the construction industry

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, and safely maneuver around the nearby presence of various construction equipment and vehicles, on an active construction site
  • Prepared to regularly encounter moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and a variety of outside weather conditions
  • Able to climb temporary or permanent stairs, and ladders
  • Able to bend, squat, kneel, crawl, crouch, balance and stoop, reach on a regular basis
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer
Methuen Construction provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, we encourage priority referral of protected veterans under VEVRAA.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: 603.328.2222

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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