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7121 BUILDERS, TRADITIONAL MATERIALS
 


    Builders, traditional materials erect, maintain and repair small and large buildings and other structures by using traditional building techniques and materials such as bamboo, hay, straw, reeds, mud, planks, poles or leaves.

    Tasks include -

    (a) preparing ground for erecting building or other structures;

    (b) collecting necessary materials;

    (c) erecting structures to support roof, and building and covering walls with mud, straw or other materials;

    (d) fixing rafters to roof and covering with roofing material;

    (e) levelling floor to make it smooth and serviceable;

    (f) maintaining and repairing existing structures;

    (g) performing related tasks;

    (h) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Housebuilder, traditional materials


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.