Laborers Apprenticeships

What is a Construction Laborer?

A Construction Craft Laborer (CCL) is an essential part of the team working in North America’s largest construction industry. The skills of a CCL are diverse, requiring both classroom instruction and hands-on learning throughout the apprenticeship. As a CCL you will often be the first on a jobsite and the last to leave.

What type of work will I do?

You might be doing work such as building or repairing roads, highways, bridges, and tunnels. Construct residential and commercial buildings, clean up hazardous waste sites or perform other kinds of work. Some tasks you will learn are drilling and blasting site areas, building scaffolds, preparing, and cleaning up a job site. Laying pipe underground placing concrete, flagging, and controlling traffic on highways, and removing asbestos and lead from buildings.

The apprenticeship consists of 144 hours of classroom instruction per year and a total of 4,000 hours on the job hands on training.

Approximate Laborers wages typically start from $28,200 and go up to $38,700.

Beginner level: $12.65/hr

Junior level: $14.69/hr

Mid- level: $16.94/hr

Senior level: $20.16/hr

Top level: $23.09/hr

Requirements to Apply:

Official High School Transcripts or GED

18 years of age or older

Good physical strength

Good reading and math skills, there is an assessment for these.

Valid Drivers License

Ironworkers Apprenticeship Opportunities

Northern Idaho Northwest Laborers JATC

3921 E. Francis Spokane, WA 99217 Luis Licea – Site Coordinator


Southern Idaho Southern Idaho Laborers JATC

580 W. 19th Street Idaho Falls, ID 83402 Aida Aranda – Site Coordinator