Carpenter Work

As a carpenter you will be involved in the design, cutting, and building of furniture using different types of wood. You could be working on site, in clients homes, or in a workshop.

The job role of a carpenter involves the following duties:

  • Measuring, marking up, cutting, shaping, fitting and finishing timber
  • Using a range of hand and power tools
  • Installing floor joists, floorboards, roof trusses and wall partitions
  • Fitting interiors such as staircases, doors, skirting boards, cupboards and kitchens
  • Putting up frames for bridges, roads, dams and buildings
  • Drawing and working with technical drawings
  • Gaining knowledge of different types of wood and their uses
  • Working in residential or commercial buildings
  • Restoring historical buildings
  • Working in a workshop, a client’s business or home, or on a construction site
  • Carrying out jobs in dusty conditions, or working outdoors in all weather and at height.