A specialist in structures
Carpenters fit, renovate and repair woodwork and traditional structures, roofs, façades and staircases on all kinds of building sites: homes, bridges and public, agricultural or industrial buildings. Their work also involves protecting the timber, in addition to heat insulation or soundproofing.
On certain projects this craftsman works as part of a team of building professionals: plumbers, roofers, façade fitters, bricklayers or joiners, under the supervision of foremen or technicians specialising in construction.
They work in their own office, in a workshop and on building sites, employed by a carpentry business or in the woodworking industry: prefabrication, house building.
Skills required: good spatial visualisation – precision – organisation – a feel for aesthetics – ability to work at heights