Occupation Profile for Carpenters Helpers

Help carpenters by performing duties of lesser skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools and cleaning work areas or equipment.

 
 
 

 
 
Overview
$23,060.00 Median Annual Wage 4,000 Average Job Openings Per Year
14.0 Average Unemployment Percentage 84.0 Percentage That Completed High School
109,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 12.9 Percentage That Had Some College
122,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 3.1 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sample Job Titles
Assistant, Carpenter
Carpenter
Carpenter Apprentice
Carpenter Helper
Carpenter Mate
Carpenters Helper
Construction Worker
Cooper Helper
Door Installer
Drywall Mechanic
Helper, Cabinetmaker
Helper, Hammerer
Helper, Timber Framer
Joiner Helper
Shipwright Helper
Timber Framer Helper

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Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Core — Align, straighten, plumb, and square forms for installation.
  • Core — Cut timbers, lumber and/or paneling to specified dimensions, and drill holes in timbers or lumber.
  • Core — Smooth and sand surfaces to remove ridges, tool marks, glue, or caulking.
  • Supplemental — Perform tie spacing layout and measure, mark, drill or cut.
  • Supplemental — Secure stakes to grids for constructions of footings, nail scabs to footing forms, and vibrate and float concrete.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
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