Help carpenters by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $27,010.00
Average Time to Fill 47 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 356
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) -0.97 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

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Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Repair cracks, defects, or damage in installed building materials
Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install insulating materials
Repair wooden frameworks or structures
Finish concrete surfaces
Fit construction materials such as wood
Perform concrete fabrication
Install flooring such as carpet, linoleum, or tile
Join wood or other construction materials
Position construction forms or molds
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Assemble temporary equipment or structures
Install prefabricated building components
Install wooden structural components such as sub flooring, rough framing, or partitions
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install siding or sheeting materials
Install drywall, plasterboard, or wallboard
Construct wooden frameworks or structures
Anchor wooden structures, frameworks, or forms
Erect scaffold on work site
Move construction or extraction materials to locations where they are needed
Move heavy objects in construction, extraction, or mining settings
Move materials, equipment, or supplies
Clean work sites
Attach moisture barrier sheeting over construction surfaces
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work

Handling and Moving Objects

Cut wood components for installation
Build construction forms or molds
Cut flexible flooring material such as carpet, vinyl, or linoleum
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Laminate objects for preservation, protection, and durability
Apply adhesives to construction materials
Sand metal or plastic objects
Prepare building surfaces for paint, finishes, wallpaper, or adhesives
Compact materials to create level bases
Position structural components
Position machines, equipment, or structures
Cut construction material
Fabricate manufactured products, parts, or components by hand
Install building fixtures
Don/Doff construction, extraction, or mining related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Drill holes in construction materials
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured wood products by hand
Shape construction materials such as wood
Perform basic carpentry

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Customer Service
Supervisory Skills
Commercial Construction
New Construction

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