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Laborer Apprenticeship Program

Performs tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand- and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris, and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers.


Average Salary in New Mexico based on the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).

Who Can Be a Laborer?

Must be 18 years of age or older, have a High School Diploma/GED, have a valid Driver's License, and be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the job: control traffic passing near, in, or around work zones; clean or prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards; signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials; read plans, instructions, or specifications to determine work activities; load, unload, or identify building materials, machinery, or tools to distribute to appropriate locations. Abilities include but are not limited to manual dexterity, arm-hand steadiness, multilimb coordination, static strength, and control precision.

*Individual program requirements may vary, such as pass a placement exam, have reliable transportation, letters of reference, pass drug screening, pass a physical, etc. Contact the program directly to inquire about minimum requirements and the application process.

Program Sponsor

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. New Mexico Chapter
2821 Broadway Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Greta Schouman
(505) 830-4222

AGC NM Multi-Trade Apprenticeship Program
1615 University NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Charissa Inman, 505-842-1466, Cinman@agc-nm.org

NM Laborers Training and Apprenticeship Trust Fund
10000 B Acoma Road SE
Albuquerque, NM 87123

James Vigil
(505) 296-3631

To obtain general information about registered apprenticeship, please fill out the form below and a representative from the State Apprenticeship Office will contact you by email.

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