General Laborer

Company Name Quonset Development Corporation
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted May 23, 2023
Job Type Full-time


Quonset Development Corporation is seeking to hire a general laborer to join our team.  This position performs a variety of semi-skilled manual tasks and general and heavy labor as required in the maintenance of buildings and grounds in the Quonset Business Park.  At Quonset Development Corporation, we believe in WorkLife balance!  This position works 37.5 hours, Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Occasional overtime may be required due to weather or business need.  As part of the operations team, you would be responsible for the following:

  • Perform a variety of building maintenance tasks including painting, repair and installation of roofs, door and window frames restoration and the fabrication of partitions.
  • Assist in repairing and installing plumbing, heating, electrical equipment and appliances.
  • Perform ice and snow removal operations and other emergency work of the department.
  • Grounds maintenance activities that 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.
  • Ability and experience in operating a variety of motor vehicles and heavy equipment including but not limited to a snowplow required.

While licenses are preferred, we are willing to train the right people!  CDL training is offered on the job and Quonset Development Corporation pays for other job related certifications and training.


  • Reliability - our team reports to work at 7:00 a.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Availability to work during storms and other emergent situations.
  • 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 more than thirty (30) pounds up to 100 pounds or more.

We offer a competitive salary ranging between $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.

To apply for this position, fax or email your resume to:

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

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