Joiners cut, shape and fit timber parts in workshops or on-site to form structures and fixtures that are ready for installation. This could include built-in robes, kitchen and bathroom components or staircases.
Duties & Tasks
Joiners may perform the following tasks:determine job requirements from drawings, templates and written instructionsset up jigs, select and cut timber to size and shape using templatescut joints using wood-cutting machines or hand toolsassemble prepared wood to form structures and fittingswork with plastic laminates, perspex or metalsmaintain and sharpen tools.
- enjoy practical and manual activities enjoy working with wood good hand-eye coordination some mathematical ability good health and eyesight able to work as part of a team.