• John Macedo

Learn Construction Worker Responsibility and how to be INDISPENSABLE

Updated: 5 days ago

This is for construction workers who want to grow in there while working for construction companies or labour-hire companies. Becoming a "linchpin" is the way to do it.












The idea is simple: Getting paid more means that you bring more value to the company.



WHAT MAKES A GOOD CONSTRUCTION WORKER


Here are some highly sought after traits of successful construction workers that employers consider when placing worth. Learn these because, At the end of the day, it is important to have certain traits to separate yourself from the herd.

 

BE A LEADER EVERYONE LOOKS UP TO


Employees with leadership traits are generally the ones that are worth more to the company.


Leadership has all to do with communication, being trustworthy for all other CONSTRUCTION WORKERs (above and under you) and being keen to take responsibility.

Taking things slow can help improve work productivity and save time, find out how here.

 

IMPROVE YOUR ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS


Being organised means that you take your job seriously, which results in better workplace efficiency.

Organisational skills are not something that should be regarded by office construction workers only.










 

DEVELOP COMMUNICATION SKILLS


Good communication is the heart of a successful company. This means that construction workers who communicate within and outside the company beautifully are considered great assets. These should show you why some colleagues keep on getting called into the manager’s office and get treated like royalty.



 





GROW YOUR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE




Being emotionally stable inspires trust. Other team members will know they can count on you to make difficult decisions or go the extra mile without complaining on one of those tough days.



 


HAVE GREAT AMBITION

“Where there's a will, there's a way.”

Hardworking construction workers that are ambitious can elevate the performance of their entire team. As a job that requires physical demands, construction workers are needed to be hardworking.


 

DEVELOP THE SKILL OF ADAPTABILITY


Employees who possess multiple skill sets are valued more than employees who have just one skill. This is because, in cases of emergency, an employer wants to be able to change construction workers’ roles and still get quality products.





 



LEARN AND MAINTAIN WORK ETHIC


Always do the right thing, even when no one is watching. Simple as that.

Work ethic, along with Leadership Skills, were proven to be more valuable for construction recruiters than actual work experience. Having this as a cornerstone and entry requirements put you on the right track to be indispensable.



 

BE PROACTIVE AND FIND SOLUTIONS TO DAILY PROBLEMS

If you have a job, you don't need to wait until people ask you to do it.

To be considered a valuable person by the company you need to be trusted. You will not be trusted if your manager thinks you will stop working or slack when unsupervised. Avoid that. Just follow your job descriptions duties. physical strength and mental strength are required most of the time.



 



HAVE EMPATHY TOWARD EVERYONE



Help your bosses and your coworkers as much as you can. Be supportive as a co-worker and as a human being.

Teach the ones that are willing to learn and always be humble to learn more things yourself. Be fair and respectful.




 


CONCLUSION



Our suggestion as a labour hire company and as a construction company is: Learn as much as you can and EXECUTE on what you've learned. If you do that, your becoming a successful, well-paid construction worker is just a matter of time. Check all other articles that can help you by clicking here.


 



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JOHN MACEDO

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I believe together we can create a "people first" Australian Construction Industry 

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