Contractors and supervisors, construction, and carpentry trades NOC 7204
Contractors and supervisors in carpentry trades supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers classified in the following unit groups: Carpenters (7271) and Cabinetmakers (7272). They are employed by construction companies, carpentry contractors, maintenance departments of industrial establishments, and custom furniture and fixture manufacturing or repair companies. Contractors may be self-employed.
· This group performs some or all of the following duties:
- Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of carpenters who construct, renovate, and maintain structures of wood and other building materials and build and install interior finishing in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings; and of cabinetmakers who construct and repair custom wooden cabinets, furniture, fixtures, and related products
- Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
- Requisition materials and supplies
- Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity
- Train or arrange for training of workers
- Recommend personnel actions such as hiring and promotions
- Ensure standards for safe working conditions are observed
- Prepare schedules and other reports
- May manage the operations of their own companies
- May also supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of related apprentices, helpers, and laborer's.
- Small businesses' contractors may execute tasks within their trade area of expertise, which is generally not the case for supervisors or contractors associated with a medium or large business.
EDUCATION: Minimum Secondary (High) School Graduation Certificate
EXPERIENCE: Two years