Construction Worker-Cleaner


Construction workers-Cleaner who are also known as Construction laborers or Construction helpers perform many tasks of construction sites that require manual labor.Most Construction worker-Cleaners/Laborers/helpers work full time and do physically demanding work at great heights or outdoors in all weather conditions. Construction laborers have one of the highest rates of injuries and illnesses of all occupations. Construction laborers and helpers learn their trade through on-the-job training. Normally they do not have Formal education. Construction site clean-up workers/ cleaner provide cleaning services for commercial, industrial and residential construction sites.

On site cleaning: Construction worker-Cleaners/Laborers/helpers clean up their messes and preparing the area ready for the next stage of construction work. For example, once the flooring work is completed cleaning workers get the property ready for the painters/cabinetry workers or whichever work is coming in next. Cleaning up on site includes properly disposing of any debris and trash.

Post-Construction Cleaning: Part of site clean-up may include cleaning the actual home, office or structure the contractors built so that it is ready for the new occupants to move into. Clean-up workers wipe down ceiling fixtures, fans, lights, mechanical registers, walls, cabinets, windows, sills, mirrors, baseboards, counters, appliances and other fixtures. They also sweep and mop floors and outdoor sidewalks and patio spaces. The clean-up worker must take care to only use products suited for the type of material he is cleaning.

Employment Requirements: A construction site clean-up worker must be physically fit and able to be on his feet all day long, lift heavy cleaning equipment and perform other manual labor. Oftentimes, construction site clean-up workers who work for a company wear a company uniform. Workers at active construction sites must also wear hard hats, construction vests and protective eye gear.

Education : The employer usually offers on-the-job training to educate the employee on that company’s protocols and procedures. Typically, a construction site clean-up worker does not need a formal education.