Careers in Construction Feature — Carpenter

Carpenters complete interior and exterior finishes. They also build and remodel homes, commercial buildings, manufacturing plants, and roadways. Carpenters can also specialize in installing concrete forms, driving pile or working as millwrights (constructing machinery).

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From sturdy framework to ornate woodwork, carpenters work in many areas of construction. They work with wood as well as concrete, drywall, plastic, metal, fiber, cork, and composition materials. A carpenter’s apprenticeship covers a period of about four years of on-the-job training at an increasing percentage of journey-level pay. They should be competent in math and enjoy working outdoors

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