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Include These General Laborer Skills
- Physical fitness
- Practical skills
- Stamina and resilience
- Flexibility and being able to work outdoors
- Attention to safety
- Effective communication
- Being able to follow instructions
An example General Laborer cover letter showcasing similar abilities is presented right below.
Dear Mr. Rossi:
If you are looking for a skilled General Laborer with a solid work ethic and a commitment to project excellence, you are sure to find my background and skill set to be of use. With 11 years of experience providing physical labor and site support to ensure efficient and compliant building construction and demolition, I am prepared to make an immediate contribution to the success of your team. From loading and unloading materials and clearing debris to maintaining equipment and operating work vehicles and power tools, I excel at prioritizing tasks, collaborating with management and fellow crew members, and maintaining a safe working environment.
Throughout my career, I have amassed a range of experience and knowledge in building, repairing, maintaining, and demolishing both commercial and residential buildings while complying with all deadlines and cost restraints. I have excelled in heavy labor positions with Texas Consolidation Co., the City of Houston Building Services, and Frederick & Sons Construction, Inc. Furthermore, I have a near-perfect attendance record, the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with engineers and contractors, and a commitment to arriving on time and remaining on site until projects are fully completed.
My skills in delivering vital support to large-scale construction and demolition projects are proven, and I am confident my additional strengths in team collaboration and leadership will make me a strong asset to your team. Thank you for your consideration, and I look forward to speaking with you soon.
Stephen R. Jacobs