SUMMARYResponsible for designing, building, installing, and repairing structures, fixtures, furniture, and other items using different types of materials including wood and steel.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESPrepare the layout of the project.Estimate width, height, length, and other proportions.Select materials.Work with blueprints or instructions from supervisors.Work with materials such as wood, plastic, fiberglass, or drywall.Utilize chisels, planes, saws, drills, and sanders to repair and erect structures.Join materials with nails, screws, staples, or adhesives.Work on top of stilts, ladders, and the top beams of buildings.Check work along the way to ensure it’s up to code and specifications.Use levels, rules, plumb bobs, framing squares, and surveying equipment to ensure everything is level and secure.Work with prefabricated buildings.Build stairs, mantles, and furniture.Install cabinets and molding.Remodel homes and businesses.Create structures for pouring concrete.Erect scaffolding.Build tunnel bracing.Build concrete forms for tunnel or sewer construction project.Replace panes of glass, ceiling tiles, and doors.Repair or build furniture.Install partitions, doors, and windows.Move and install machinery.
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