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Also known as:
Beam Builder, Building Carpenter, Construction Carpenter, Counter Installer, Custom Wood Stair Builder, Finish Carpenter, Hardwood Floor Installer, House Carpenter, Wood Floor Layer
|Critical decision making||
|Level of responsibilities||
|Job challenge and pressure to meet deadlines||
|Dealing and handling conflict||
|Competition for this position||
|Communication with others||
|Work closely with team members, clients etc.||
|Comfort of the work setting||
|Exposure to extreme environmental conditions||
|Exposure to job hazards||
Examine structural timbers and supports to detect decay, and replace timbers as required, using hand tools, nuts, and bolts.
Install rough door and window frames, subflooring, fixtures, or temporary supports in structures undergoing construction or repair.
Anchor and brace forms and other structures in place, using nails, bolts, anchor rods, steel cables, planks, wedges, and timbers.
Erect forms, framework, scaffolds, hoists, roof supports, or chutes, using hand tools, plumb rule, and level.
Cut or saw boards, timbers, or plywood to required size, using handsaw, power saw, or woodworking machine.
Maintain job records and schedule work crew.
Assemble and fasten material together to construct wood or metal framework of structure, using bolts, nails, or screws.
Study blueprints and diagrams to determine dimensions of structure or form to be constructed.
Measure materials or distances, using square, measuring tape, or rule to lay out work.
Mark cutting lines on materials, using pencil and scriber.
Bore boltholes in timber, masonry or concrete walls, using power drill.
|Performing General Physical Activities||Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.|
|Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates||Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.|
|Handling and Moving Objects||Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.|
|Making Decisions and Solving Problems||Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.|
|Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events||Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.|
|Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material||Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.|
|Getting Information||Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.|
|Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work||Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.|
|Building and Construction||Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.|
|Mathematics||Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.|
|Design||Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.|
|Mechanical||Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.|
|Administration and Management||Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.|
|English Language||Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.|
|Production and Processing||Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.|
|Education and Training||Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.|
|Oral Comprehension||The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.|
|Visualization||The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.|
|Arm-Hand Steadiness||The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.|
|Manual Dexterity||The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.|
|Trunk Strength||The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.|
|Near Vision||The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).|
|Problem Sensitivity||The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.|
|Multilimb Coordination||The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.|
|Active Listening||Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.|
|Speaking||Talking to others to convey information effectively.|
|Reading Comprehension||Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.|
|Monitoring||Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.|
|Coordination||Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.|
|Critical Thinking||Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.|
|Judgment and Decision Making||Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.|
|Time Management||Managing one's own time and the time of others.|