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 instructions
set up jigs, select and cut timber to size and shape using templates
cut joints using wood-cutting machines or hand tools
assemble prepared wood to form structures and fittings
work with plastic laminates, perspex or metals
maintain 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.