Rough Carpenters


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.
Also called: Apprentice Carpenter, Carpenter, Form Carpenter, Journeyman Carpenter

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • design
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Business
  • management
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Spatial
  • imagine how something will look after it is moved around or changed

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Leadership
  • Self Control

Technology:

    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
    Operating system software
  • Microsoft Windows

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    certificate after high school
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