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Builder’s Labourer

Construction workers

Also known as: Trade Assistant, Construction Worker. Builder’s Labourers assist tradespeople on building and construction sites by doing a range of manual labouring jobs. Employment as a Labourer may be casual or full-time. To be a Labourer you need to enjoy outdoor, practical work and be physically fit. You also need to be able to work as part of a team and be […]

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Cleaner

Cleaners use portable cleaning equipment to clean a variety of venues such as schools, universities, construction sites, commercial offices in high-rise buildings, industrial and domestic premises, sports stadiums, airports and shopping centres. Cleaners are often responsible for the security of the building they are working in. This includes holding the keys, making sure lights and electrical […]

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Concreter

Apprenticeship or Trades Assistant. A concreter’s job is to pour, place, spread, compress, finish, and cure concrete for buildings and other structures (like floors, stairs, ramps, footpaths, bridges) – by using hand tools and automated machinery. A concreter usually works outside on construction sites that are typically dusty and noisy environments. A concreter spends most […]

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Construction Worker

Construction worker

Also known as: Trade Assistant, Builders Labourer. Construction workers assist tradespeople on building and construction sites by doing a range of manual labouring jobs. Employment as a Construction Worker may be casual or full-time. To be a construction worker you need to enjoy outdoor, practical work and be physically fit. You also need to be able to work as part […]

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Drainlayer

Drainlayer or Drainer, Apprenticeship. Drainlayers or Drainers install, maintain and design below-ground drainage systems and associated sewerage or effluent disposal systems. Drainlayers work outdoors with other tradespeople on building and construction sites. They often start (and finish) early and may be required to travel between locations. To be a Drainlayer you need to enjoy outdoor, practical work, […]

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Fibrous Plasterer

Also known as: Gyprocking. Fibrous plasterers make, apply and fix the internal linings of commercial and domestic buildings. They usually work in dusty conditions. To be a Fibrous Plasterer you need to enjoy practical work and have good hand-eye coordination. You also need to be able to read and interpret plans and do neat and accurate […]

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Formwork Carpenter

Apprenticeship or Trades Assistant Formwork carpenters construct the molds that hold wet concrete in foundations and other concrete structures. While an excavation or general contracting crew handles small-scale formwork for residential construction, a specialised formwork carpenter typically works on large commercial projects. To be a Formwork Carpenter you need to enjoy outdoor, practical work and be physically fit. You […]

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Glazier

Also known as: Flat Glass Tradesperson, Furniture/Millworking, Glass Beveller, Glass Cutter; Glass Embosser, Glass Silverer, Leadlight Worker. Glass and glazing tradespeople cut, shape and install glass used in windows, including shopfronts, doors, walls, mirrors, display cabinets and furniture. They can also do decorative work such as stained glass and feature mirrors. Glaziers travel to building sites […]

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Metal Roof Plumber

Also known as: Roof Plumbers, Steel Roofers. Roof plumbers’ work involves a lot of bending, climbing and lifting. They work outdoors in all weather conditions. Particular care has to be taken in wet weather and in preventing sunburn (skin damage). A roof plumber’s scope of work covers: Handling structures with metal, polycarbonate, fibreglass, glass, malthoid sheets, […]

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Painter & Decorator

Painters and decorators apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other finishes to protect, maintain and decorate interior and exterior surfaces of domestic, commercial and industrial buildings and other structures. Painters and decorators may work alone or as members of a team. They often work from ladders and scaffolding and do a lot of bending and stretching. […]

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Roof Tiler

Roof Tilers cover roofs with tiles, sheets and shingles to form a waterproof surface. They work outdoors on roofs of varying heights, sometimes from ladders and scaffolds. Roof Tilers must observe safe working practices to avoid falling, and injury when working with hazardous materials. The heat can be intense for those working on roof structures in the summer. […]

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Solid Plasterer

Also known as: Cement Plasterer, Cement Renderer. Solid plasterers apply decorative and protective coverings of plaster, cement or similar materials to the interiors and exteriors of buildings. Solid plasterers work alone or in teams of two or three. To be a Solid Plasterer you need to enjoy practical work and have good hand-eye coordination. You also need […]

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Steel Fixer

Steel Fixers determine the size, shape, quantity and location of concrete reinforcing metal according to drawings or verbal instructions. They measure, cut, bend and fit welded wire mesh into concrete areas to be reinforced. Steel fixers are mainly employed in the industrial/commercial sectors of the building industry on construction sites. They may also work in […]

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Stonemason

Trade Assistant or Apprenticeship Also known as: Stone Fixers, Lettercutter, Stonemason – Machinist. Stonemasons cut and shape hard and soft stone blocks and masonry slabs for the construction and renovation of stone structures and monumental masonry (stonework for cemeteries). In some States, stonemasonry is divided into various occupations, the major ones being stonemason machinist, lettercutter […]

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Wall & Floor Tiler

Also known as: Floor Tiler, Ceramic Tiler. Wall and floor tilers lay ceramic, clay, slate, marble, glass and other types of tiles on external and internal walls and floors to provide protective and decorative finishes. Much of the work is undertaken on new buildings, such as houses, shops, offices, factories and swimming pools, but wall and […]

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