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What do carpenters and joiners do?

  • study drawings and specifications to determine required materials, dimensions and installation procedures
  • order and select timbers and materials, and prepare layouts
  • erect framework and roof framing, lay sub-flooring and floorboards and verify trueness of structures
  • cut wood joints. nail fascia panels, sheath roofs, and fit exterior wall cladding and door and window frames
  • assemble prepared wood to form structures and fittings ready to install
  • may construct concrete formwork or work with plastic laminates, perspex and metals

Moderate

projected job openings

$52-$65k

qualified full-time wage

86%

employed full-time

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Guy, a carpenter at Genemax

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