General Laborer

Company Name Quonset Development Corporation
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted September 20, 2022
Job Type Full-time


This position performs a variety of semi-skilled manual tasks and general and heavy labor as required in the maintenance of buildings and grounds.

  • Performs a variety of maintenance tasks including the painting of buildings, walls and other surfaces, repair and installation of roofs, doors and window frames and the fabrication of partitions.
  • Assists in repairing and installing plumbing, heating, electrical equipment and appliances.
  • Performs ice and snow removal operations and other emergency work of the department.
  • Grounds maintenance activities include landscaping, and require working with push mower, commercial walk behind and riding machines, farm tractors, weed, and hedge trimmers.
  • Load and unload materials, assist in excavation work, and perform general laborer work as required.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One (1) to two (2) years of responsible maintenance experience.
  • Class B Rhode Island Commercial Driver’s License (CDL); candidates will be considered who do not possess the Class B CDL but, if hired, will be required to obtain the license within 90 days of employment.
  • Hoisting engineering license; candidates will be considered who do not posses the hoisting engineering license but may be required to obtain license at a date to be determined.


  • Candidates must have general knowledge of mechanical equipment, standard practices, hand tools, power tools and processes involved in trades related to general building maintenance.
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required with frequent lifting in excess of thirty (30) pounds up to 100 pounds or more.
  • Ability and experience in operating a variety of motor vehicles and heavy equipment including but not limited to a snowplow required.

Salary range is $19.00 - $25.00 depending on experience and licenses.

Quonset Development Corporation offers a generous benefit package to full time employees including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Delta Dental, VSP, FSA, retirement programs with employer match and longevity pay.  Quonset Development Corporation pays for job related certifications and other job related training and offers tuition reimbursement for qualified employees.

Please send letter of interest and resume to:

Laborer Selection Committee Quonset Development Corporation 95 Cripe Street North Kingstown, RI  02852 Fax (401) 268-9885 or e-mail:


No phone calls please.

QDC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that values diversity.  Registered with the Department of Homeland Security as an E-Verify Employer