Projected Growth: Faster than average
Projected Job Openings
Some Preparation Needed
Your job is to Build rough wooden structures, such as concrete forms, scaffolds, tunnel, bridge, or sewer supports, billboard signs, and temporary frame shelters, according to sketches, blueprints, or oral instructions.
Common job titles of Rough Carpenters include:
Experience and Education
Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.
39.44% said they needed a High School Diploma.
28.22% said they needed a Post-Secondary Certificate.
Measure materials or distances, using square, measuring tape, or rule to lay out work.
Cut or saw boards, timbers, or plywood to required size, using handsaw, power saw, or woodworking machine.
Mark cutting lines on materials, using pencil and scriber.
Study blueprints and diagrams to determine dimensions of structure or form to be constructed.
Assemble and fasten material together to construct wood or metal framework of structure, using bolts, nails, or screws.
Examine structural timbers and supports to detect decay, and replace timbers as required, using hand tools, nuts, and bolts.
Anchor and brace forms and other structures in place, using nails, bolts, anchor rods, steel cables, planks, wedges, and timbers.
Erect forms, framework, scaffolds, hoists, roof supports, or chutes, using hand tools, plumb rule, and level.
Maintain job records and schedule work crew.
Fabricate parts, using woodworking and metalworking machines.
Bore boltholes in timber, masonry or concrete walls, using power drill.
Install rough door and window frames, subflooring, fixtures, or temporary supports in structures undergoing construction or repair.
Build chutes for pouring concrete.
Dig or direct digging of post holes and set poles to support structures.
Build sleds from logs and timbers for use in hauling camp buildings and machinery through wooded areas.
Visible beam laser levels
Truck cranesAll Tools
Story pole tape measures
Rough terrain forklifts
Radial arm saws
Power staple guns
Pneumatic nail guns
Phillips head screwdrivers
Personal digital assistants PDA
Mini pry bars
Laser measuring tools
Infrared laser levels
Fall arrest systems
Electric impact wrenches
Cross-curve tape measures
Drawing and drafting software
Bosch Punch List
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Judgment and Decision Making
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Managing one's own time and the time of others.