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Carpenters construct, erect, install, maintain and repair structures and components of structures made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other materials. They are employed by construction companies, carpentry contractors, and maintenance departments of factories, plants and other establishments, or they may be self-employed.
apprentice carpenter, carpenter, finish carpenter, journeyman/woman carpenter, maintenance carpenter, metal framer – carpentry, renovation carpenter, rough carpenter.
- Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and sketches to determine specifications and calculate requirements
- Prepare layouts in conformance to building codes, using measuring tools
- Measure, cut, shape, assemble and join materials made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other materials
- Build foundations, install floor beams, lay subflooring and erect walls and roof systems
- Fit and install trim items, such as doors, stairs, moulding and hardware
- Maintain, repair and renovate residences and wooden structures in mills, mines, hospitals, industrial plants and other establishments
- Supervise apprentices and other construction workers
- May prepare cost estimates for clients.
Brantford, Burlington, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Port Colborne, Stoney Creek, Thorold, Welland, Dundas, Dunnville, Fort Erie, Grimsby, Lincoln, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Simcoe, Bay Beach, Beamsville, Carlisle, Crescent Beach, Crescent Park, Crystal Beach, Delhi, Flamboro, Fort Erie Beach, Fort Erie North, Mississauga Beach, Mulgrave, Oakhill Forest, Old Fort Erie, Point Abino, Port Dover, Ridgeway, Ridgewood, Rose Hill Estates, Shand's Corner, Thunder Bay, Waterford, Wavecrest, Waverly Beach, Woodhouse Acres
Wages for Carpenters in Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region
Wages depend on job requirements and work conditions. They also vary between regions, for reasons such as location, labour agreements, and the availability of workers. The wages below are estimated before taxes.
|Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region||13.00||21.00||32.00||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Kingston - Pembroke Region||13.00||20.00||32.00||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie Region||14.00||21.00||30.00||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|London Region||13.00||20.00||32.00||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Muskoka-Kawarthas Region||13.00||20.00||32.00||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Northeast Region||11.25||21.50||35.00||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Northwest Region||13.00||20.00||32.00||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Ottawa Region||12.00||19.00||26.75||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region||13.00||20.00||32.00||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Toronto Region||14.00||22.29||33.19||NoteLink opens in a new window|
|Windsor-Sarnia Region||13.00||20.00||32.00||NoteLink opens in a new window|
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