7115-Carpenters and joiners

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Carpenters and joiners
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Job Description: 
Carpenters and joiners cut, shape, assemble, erect, maintain and repair various types of structures and fittings made from wood and other materials.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) making, altering and repairing structural and other woodwork at a work-bench and on a construction site
  • (b) constructing, erecting and installing heavy-framed wooden structures on building sites
  • (c) fitting, assembling and altering internal and external fixtures of buildings, such as walls, doors, door and window frames, facings and panelling
  • (d) making, repairing and fitting scenic equipment for theatrical performances, motion picture or television productions
  • (e) constructing, assembling, altering and repairing wooden fixtures and fittings in train coaches, aircraft, ships, boats, floats, and other vehicles.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Carpenter
- Finish Carpenter
- Framer
- Joiner
- Shipwright (wood)


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Cabinet maker - 7522
- Wheelwright - 7522

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