Names: Christopher P, Angelo G, Sylvia M, Paul B, Alex M.
Construction Occupation: Carpenters
Construction Skills has “direct entry” connections into 26 NYC local construction union apprenticeship programs. Click on the link below to select the Union Apprenticeship Program your team is interest in. Answer the following:
Construction Skills “Direct Entry” Union Apprenticeship Programs
Additional reference information:
U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Summarize ‘What They Do’?
Answer: Carpenters construct, repair, and install building frameworks and structures made from wood and other materials. For example follow blueprints and other instructions that meets the clients needs.
- How are apprenticeships supported in your Occupation?
Answer: They are given special training and brought under experienced workers.
- List and describe common tools used in your career.
Answer: Carpenters use many different tools to cut and shape wood, plastic, fiberglass, or drywall. They use handtools, including squares, levels, and chisels, as well as many power tools, such as sanders, circular saws, nail guns, and welding machines. On large projects, carpenters may use rigging hardware and cranes as part of the installation process.
- List some abilities necessary for successful advancement in your career.
Answer: business skills, detailed orientated, dexterity, interpersonal, math skills, physical strength, problem solving, and reading comprehension