Live Chat

New User


Help carpenters by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying, or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

View All

    Work Activities

    Work Activities

    • Clean work areas, machines, or equipment, to maintain a clean and safe job site.
    • Perform tie spacing layout and measure, mark, drill or cut.
    • Fasten timbers or lumber with glue, screws, pegs, or nails and install hardware.
    • Select tools, equipment, or materials from storage and transport items to work site.
    • Drill holes in timbers or lumber.
    • Cut timbers, lumber, or paneling to specified dimensions.
    • Position and hold timbers, lumber, or paneling in place for fastening or cutting.
    • Align, straighten, plumb, or square forms for installation.
    • Hold plumb bobs, sighting rods, or other equipment to aid in establishing reference points and lines.
    • Erect scaffolding, shoring, or braces.
    • Construct forms and assist in raising them to the required elevation.
    • Install handrails under the direction of a carpenter.
    • Glue and clamp edges or joints of assembled parts.
    • Smooth or sand surfaces to remove ridges, tool marks, glue, or caulking.
    • Cut tile or linoleum to fit and spread adhesives on flooring for installation.
    • Secure stakes to grids for constructions of footings, nail scabs to footing forms, and vibrate and float concrete.
    • Cut and install insulating or sound-absorbing material.
    • Cover surfaces with laminated plastic covering material.


    • 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.

    • Complex Problem Solving

      Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

    • Coordination

      Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.


    Applied Math
    Workplace Documents
    Graphic Literacy


    • Near Vision

      The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

    • Arm-Hand Steadiness

      The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.

    • Manual Dexterity

      The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.


    • 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.

    • Mathematics

      Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

    • Mechanical

      Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

    Career Video

    Additional videos and more information available on CareerOneStop


    • Ohio Annual Salary 30920/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage 14.87/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage

    Ohio Employment Trends

    • Currently Employed 450
    • Yearly Projected Openings 70

    Typical Education


    Realistic: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.They do well at jobs that need:
    • Cooperation
    • Initiative
    • Attention to Detail
    • Persistence
    • Innovation
    • Integrity


    • Squares
    • Screwdrivers
    • Power saws
    • Power sanders
    • Levels


    • Word processing software
    • Project management software
    • Operating system software
    • Data base user interface and query software
    • Accounting software

    Budget Calculator

    Answer a few questions to determine your target salary. Use this target salary to help choose the right occupation for you.

    Lifestyle Calculator

    Answer a few questions to determine your target salary. Use this target salary to help choose the right occupation for you.

    Workforce Supply Tool

    Workforce Supply Tool

    The Workforce Supply Tool provides statistics for the occupations in highest demand throughout Ohio.

    You can view statewide statistics as well as more region specific information.

    Visit Site
    Powered By: