Midstate Basement Background

General Laborer

Midstate Basement Authorities, Inc. in Newfield, NY is growing and looking to hire a qualified General Laborer to join our team. This is an entry level position with future growth opportunities. Candidates should have a general understanding of construction equipment, tools and materials. Experience in construction, concrete work, and/or waterproofing is recommended but we will train the right individual. Candidates should be comfortable working in small spaces and have reliable transportation to travel to and from our main location in Newfield, NY and job sites as needed. Candidates must be safety-oriented in all situations, be able to work as part of a team while being punctual, motivated, dedicated and have a professional, positive attitude when working with customers.

Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with Foreman on acquired jobs
  • Ability to follow directions and communicate daily on job status
  • Ability to stand and walk for up to 12 hours per day, adjust to seasonal temperatures, and lift 50 lbs. +
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area and maintain all equipment according to established guidelines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, non-stop environment while providing excellent customer service
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor or management
  • Use a variety of tools and machinery while following appropriate methods and safety procedures


  • Previous experience in construction highly recommended, but will train the right person
  • Knowledge in general construction, concrete, foundations and basements
  • Reliable with strong work ethics
  • Ability to work year-round, full-time and overtime when needed
  • Reliable transportation and valid NYS Driver’s License
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

We provide an environment that challenges, motivates and rewards excellence. We offer extensive training as well as a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package, which includes:

  • Competitive wage: $16-$19 per hour depending on experience
  • Full time, year round work
  • Medical, Dental, Life Insurance
  • Vacation pay
  • 401(k)
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