Carpenters and Joiners

Carpenters and Joiners

Carpenters and Joiners construct, erect, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures made of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials, and cut, shape and fit timber parts to form structures and fittings.

Carpenters and Joiners

Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $1,120

Where you could work:

Construction Firms - Metricon Homes, Coral Homes

Cabinet Makers / Shop Fitters - Projects Queensland

Self Employed

Carpenters and Joinerss do the following tasks:

  • studying drawings and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
  • ordering and selecting timbers and materials, and preparing layouts
  • cutting materials, and assembling and nailing cut and shaped parts
  • erecting framework and roof framing, laying sub-flooring and floorboards and verifying trueness of structures
  • nailing fascia panels, sheathing roofs, and fitting exterior wall cladding and door and window frames
  • assembling prepared wood to form structures and fittings ready to install
  • cutting wood joints
  • may construct concrete formwork
  • may repair existing fittings
  • may work with plastic laminates, perspex and metals
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