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Carpenter, General

Aliases: Shuttering Carpenter, Woodworking Labour, Worker, Suthar

Industry/Sector(s): Construction


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Carpenter, General is expected to perform include:

 

  • Making, assembling, altering and repairing wooden structures and articles according to sample or drawing using hand or power tools or both 
  • Studying drawings on sample to understand type of structure or article to be made
  • Calculating quantity of timber required
  • Reading drawings and completing various tasks
  • Selecting timber to suit requirements
  • Marking timber to size using tri-square, scriber, etc.
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  • utting wooden pieces to required sizes using chisels, drills planes, saws, etc.
  • Ensuring correctness of parts on frequent basis• Assembling parts and securing them in positions using screws, nails or dowel
  • Checking assembled structure with drawing or sample
  • Rectifying defects if any and finishing it as per specifications 
  • Altering, repairing or replacing components in case of old structures or articles
  • Smoothening and finishing surface with sand paper and polish
  • Fixing metal fittings to structure and polishing 
  • Calculating the cost of furniture

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

  • It is a field job

  • Need not handle a team

  • Local travelling is a part of this job role

  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

  • Work from home option is not available

Working hours
  • Minimum 8 hours of work everyday
  • Self-employment is an option in this case working hour and working days will be flexible
  • Shift system maybe available

 

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Minimum – 5th standard pass or ITI (Carpentry)

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in using hand and power tools like saw, chisels, drills, etc.
  • Knowledge of different quality and types of timber available
  • Proficient in calculating quantity of timber required for a particular article
  • Well-versed with different measuring tools like square, scribers, measuring tape, etc.
  • Knowledge of different methods of joints such as half lap, dove-tail, etc.
  • Proficient in area volume calculations
  • Knowledge of altering, repairing or replacing old structures
  • Proficient in using sand paper to smoothen and polish surface
  • Knowledge of fixing metal fittings to structure
  • Well-versed with safety procedures to be followed on site

 

DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

  • Knowledge of calculating cost of furniture

  • Knowledge of sharpening tools

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 4

  • All ITI’s across India

  • IL&FS Skills Development Corporation Limited across India

  • L&T Construction Skill Training Institute across India

  • Labournet

  • Orion Edutech Pvt.Ltd

  • ASMACS

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Assistant Carpenter → Carpenter, General → Multi-skilling (Carpentry combined with Bar Bending and Masonry) 

 

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
  • For freshers - ₹ 150 to ₹ 200 per day
  • For candidates with 1-2 years of experience or more - ₹ 250 to ₹ 300 per day
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

 

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1
Minimum 1-3 years of experience in this field

 

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

  • Furniture manufacturing companies across India

  • Construction sites across India

  • Self-employed

KEYWORDS 
  • Carpenter
  • Worker
  • Woodworking
  • Suthar

 

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157115.0100Carpenter, General
ISCO 20087115 Carpenters and Joiners
NIC 200843301; 43302; 74102Installation of doors, windows, door and window frames, fitted kitchens, of wood or other materials; Interior completion such as ceilings, wooden wall coverings, movable partitions etc.; Activities of interior decorators
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