Carpenter

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Assemble wood products to be used in buildings and structures. Construct buildings by assembling frameworks and forms, walls, roofs and exterior finishes; installing doors, windows, flooring, cabinets, stairs, handrails, paneling, molding and ceiling tiles. Construct structures including scaffolding, bridges, trestles, tunnels, shelters, towers.

Outlook

Fair

Wage

Low: $14.60
Median: $21.00
High: $32.48

Training

  • Apprenticeship: Combination of in-school and on the job training. Apprenticeship training and Certification in the trade is voluntary.
  • Red Seal Trade. 

Places of Employment

Construction contractors, wood product manufacturers, maintenance departments of large institutions and factories, governments, self employed. 

Regulated

No

Hours

Seasonal