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7124 CARPENTERS AND JOINERS
 


    Carpenters and joiners cut, shape, assemble, erect, maintain and repair various types of wooden structures and fittings.

    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, pontoons and other vehicles;

    (f) cutting, shaping, fitting and assembling wooden parts, mainly at a work-bench;

    (g) performing related tasks;

    (h) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Carpenter

  • Joiner

  • Shipwright, wood


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Cabinet-maker - 7422

  • Wheel-wright - 7422


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.