Woodworkers, All Other:

All woodworkers not listed separately.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $32,440.00
Average Time to Fill 35 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 467
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 7.40 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Professionalism
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Build cabinets or related interior wood fixtures
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Don/Doff construction, extraction, or mining related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Assemble wood or carpentry products
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured wood products by hand
Apply protective or decorative finishes to workpieces or products
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Assemble/Disassemble furniture for installation, finishing, or repair
Shape construction materials such as wood
Fill cracks, imperfections, or holes in products or workpieces
Set-up computer numerical control machines
Shape surfaces or edges of wood workpieces
Install/Remove finish hardware such as locks or hinges
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Cut construction material
Install interior cabinets
Fabricate manufactured products, parts, or components by hand
Paint surfaces such as walls
Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces
Prepare building surfaces for paint, finishes, wallpaper, or adhesives
Mix ingredients to create specific finishes
Attach decorative or functional accessories to products
Drill holes in parts, equipment, or materials
Perform installation or removal of equipment accessories or tools
Perform basic carpentry
Assemble electronic, electrical, or electromechanical equipment
Install building fixtures
Cut wood components for installation
Build construction forms or molds
Fabricate craft or art objects
Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities
Mix paint or other finishes according to instructions
Drill holes in construction materials
Assemble equipment or components
Prepare sites or surfaces for concrete, masonry, or related construction work
Adjust construction equipment or machinery
Position safety or support equipment

Performing General Physical Activities

Finish floor, furniture, or related wood surfaces
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Remove finish from furniture, walls, or related structures
Remodel residential or commercial structures
Install wooden structural components such as sub flooring, rough framing, or partitions
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Position construction forms or molds
Repair wooden frameworks or structures
Repair prefabricated wooden building components
Repair cracks, defects, or damage in installed building materials
Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install insulating materials
Join wood or other construction materials
Anchor wooden structures, frameworks, or forms
Finish concrete surfaces
Fit construction materials such as wood
Install interior wood fixtures such as doors, floors, window frames, trim, or stairs
Review construction specifications
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
Assemble temporary equipment or structures
Construct wooden frameworks or structures
Build pens, yards, cages, and other enclosures
Erect scaffold on work site
Install safety or support equipment
Install prefabricated building components
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 trim or paneling
Install sheet metal assemblies in supportive framework
Protect structures or surfaces near work areas to avoid damage
Perform structural repair or assembly work
Build masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Move heavy objects in construction, extraction, or mining settings
Move materials, equipment, or supplies
Clean work sites
Move construction or extraction materials to locations where they are needed


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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
Building Codes
Cabinet Repair
Project Layout
Finish Carpentry
Occupational Health and Safety
Plumbing
Concrete Forms



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