Helpers, Construction Trades, All Other:

All construction trades helpers not listed separately.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $27,630.00
Average Time to Fill 47 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 681
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 4.55 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Remove finish from furniture, walls, or related structures
Repair cracks, defects, or damage in installed building materials
Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Fit construction materials such as wood
Perform concrete fabrication
Join wood or other construction materials
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Install prefabricated building components
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install siding or sheeting materials
Erect scaffold on work site
Clean work sites
Move heavy objects in construction, extraction, or mining settings
Move materials, equipment, or supplies
Attach moisture barrier sheeting over construction surfaces
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work

Handling and Moving Objects

Mix chemicals safely according to instructions
Mix paint or other finishes according to instructions
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Paint surfaces such as walls
Prepare building surfaces for paint, finishes, wallpaper, or adhesives
Bend tubing or conduit
Shape construction materials such as wood
Weld metal structures
Perform basic carpentry
Cut construction material

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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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