A tradesman is a skilled worker that specializes in a particular trade. Tradesmen usually have work experience, on-the-job training, and often formal vocational education in contrast to an apprentice, who is learning the trade.
Carpenters construct, repair, and install building frameworks and structures made from wood and other materials.
A term 'general laborer' typically doesmore physical, hands-on work while on duty. For example, people working in the areas of construction, packaging, maintenance and warehouses with no particular skill requirements are all considered general laborer positions. ... This is packaging, blending, and sleeving meat products.