Traveling Laborer


Richmond , VA 23221

$15+/hour starting, depending upon relevant experience


1+ years of experience preferred

High School Diploma or Equivalent



Refrigeration Recruiting Services is looking to place a Construction Laborer for a nationwide traveling position.This position will be responsible for providing support to our field construction team as a general laborer while training to become a member of our pipe insulation department. The training period for this position can last between 4-8 weeks and will depend on ability to perform desired tasks as well as general work ethic. This is a nationwide traveling role that requires 10 day tours away from home with a 4 day break between assignments. Advancement opportunities are available. Travel is required.

Refrigeration Recruiting Services is partnered with a locally-owned, premier custom refrigeration system company that strives to provide a one-stop shop for our valued customers. We are proud to provide everything from custom designed refrigeration systems to upkeep and maintenance for our clients. Because of our continuous growth, we are looking for qualified, dedicated, passionate new teammates who share our drive and vision.

About the Position:

  • Job Security: Long-term, permanent position with benefits and year-round work
  • Weekly pay
  • Travel schedule that typically has you home every other weekend for 4 days. (Fri-Mon)
  • Application takes 5-10 minutes

Key Duties:

  •     Pipe insulation training
  •     Rigging equipment
  •     Safely operating a fork truck
  •     Grinding, sanding, or brazing
  •     Painting
  •     Maintaining good housekeeping & safety regulations on the shop floor
  •     Other duties as assigned by management


  • Prior construction experience is highly preferred
  • Extensive travel required (typical tour is 10 days from the Tuesday of 1st week to the Thursday of 2nd week- with 12 hour days) and prior experience in a traveling role is preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and be capable of driving up to 10 hours
  • Willingness to learn our pipe insulation process
  • Possess the ability to operate industrial lifts and other industrial equipment
  • Ability to see and hear industrial equipment moving around the job site
  • Capable of working alone up to 12 hours carrying out assigned tasks
  • Capable of lifting 75lbs frequently during the day
  • Must be able to stand, stoop bend, kneel and squat, work at heights and climb ladders throughout the day for extended periods of time
  • Requires working in very hot (above 100F) or very cold (below 10F) temperatures and the ability to wear all required safety PPE in these conditions.
  • Position requires pre-employment drug screening, criminal background screening, and driving record check. If you have had a DUI within the past 5 years you are not eligible for employment at this time


  • Health Insurance - Company pays 75% of monthly premiums for employees and their families
  • Dental Insurance
  • Competitive vacation & holiday pay
  • Supplemental insurance available
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan - Company matches dollar-for-dollar up to 15%
  • Short-term and Long-term disability
  • Accidental death/dismemberment
  • Life insurance
  • Travel, travel time, lodging, and per diem company paid
  • Employee referral incentives
  • Opportunities for advancement, professional development, training opportunities, and apprenticeship programs available
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, rental vehicles, and other company discounts (if applicable)