Career Starter - San-Joaquin County
Construction Carpenters
Construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter's hand tools and power tools.
Annual Median Wage:
$44,470.00 ($21.38 per hour)
High school Equivalent or Diploma
Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. See more occupations related to this skill.
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Design Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Building and Construction Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
Work Tasks
Cut wood components for installation.
Measure materials or objects for installation or assembly.
Mark reference points on construction materials
Review blueprints or specifications to determine work requirements
Clean work sites
Construction Manager
Construction and Building Inspector