Fence Erectors:

Erect and repair fences and fence gates, using hand and power tools.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $29,820.00
Average Time to Fill 47 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 522
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 10.55 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Resource Allocation
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Construct wooden frameworks or structures
Install structures such as fences, markers, or guard rails
Review construction specifications
Dig holes or trenches
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Fit construction materials such as wood
Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Anchor wooden structures, frameworks, or forms
Install insulating materials
Position construction forms or molds
Build masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Install siding or sheeting materials
Erect supports and hangers for equipment and piping
Install drywall, plasterboard, or wallboard
Install glass in windows, skylights, or other structural surfaces
Install sheet metal assemblies in supportive framework
Install roofing materials such as shingles, tile, slate, or asphalt
Install storm, sanitation, or water piping systems above and below ground
Install prefabricated building components
Install wooden structural components such as sub flooring, rough framing, or partitions
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install construction support structures such as lathing, back up frames, or metal studs
Install shock-absorbing or acoustical paneling or tiles on wall or ceiling
Remodel residential or commercial structures
Lay masonry material such as brick, block, paver, stone, or tile
Apply plaster, stucco, or joint compound mixtures to walls or ceilings
Repair prefabricated wooden building components
Repair cracks, defects, or damage in installed building materials
Perform concrete fabrication
Perform structural repair or assembly work
Move heavy objects in construction, extraction, or mining settings
Move construction or extraction materials to locations where they are needed
Pour materials into or on designated areas
Move materials, equipment, or supplies
Identify relevant safety procedures
Attach moisture barrier sheeting over construction surfaces

Handling and Moving Objects

Cut construction material
Cut metal or plastic material
Cut wood components for installation
Perform basic carpentry
Mix masonry materials such as mortar, grout, slurry, or concrete
Cut masonry material such as stone, tile, or brick
Position structural components
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured wood products by hand
Prepare explosives for detonation
Prepare sites or surfaces for concrete, masonry, or related construction work
Prepare building surfaces for paint, finishes, wallpaper, or adhesives
Polish stone or concrete using a surfacing machine
Perform basic plumbing
Install water or sewer treatment plant equipment
Construct electrical parts or fixtures
Apply protective sealants or coatings

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Customer Service
Supervisory Skills
Commercial Construction
New Construction

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