Construction and Related Workers, All Other :

All construction and related workers not listed separately.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $37,990.00
Average Time to Fill 44 days
Typical Education High school diploma or equivalent
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 549
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 10.48 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Operate jackhammer in accordance with safety regulations
Lay masonry material such as brick, block, paver, stone, or tile
Repair masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Fit construction materials such as wood
Finish concrete surfaces
Install insulating materials
Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Repair cracks, defects, or damage in installed building materials
Join wood or other construction materials
Perform concrete fabrication
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install green structural components, equipment or systems
Review construction specifications
Install interior wood fixtures such as doors, floors, window frames, trim, or stairs
Construct wooden frameworks or structures
Install structures such as fences, markers, or guard rails
Anchor wooden structures, frameworks, or forms
Dig holes or trenches
Erect scaffold on work site
Clean work sites
Clean used linens
Pour materials into or on designated areas
Prepare work environment to assure proper ventilation and personal protection
Load/Unload containers, materials, or products
Move materials, equipment, or supplies
Move heavy objects in construction, extraction, or mining settings

Handling and Moving Objects

Apply adhesives to construction materials
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Cut masonry material such as stone, tile, or brick
Cut flexible flooring material such as carpet, vinyl, or linoleum
Cut metal or plastic material
Install gauges or controls
Install building fixtures
Install alternative power sources or systems
Control traffic to increase traffic flow or increase safety
Mix masonry materials such as mortar, grout, slurry, or concrete
Mix chemicals safely according to instructions
Cut construction material
Fabricate manufactured products, parts, or components by hand
Don/Doff construction, extraction, or mining related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Position machines, equipment, or structures
Apply grouting or mortar
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured wood products by hand
Install plumbing, piping, or water handling systems
Perform basic carpentry
Couple/Uncouple railroad cars

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Conduct energy audits
Test electrical or electronic wiring or fixtures
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test mechanical products or equipment
Inspect new construction or renovation work sites to determine condition or necessary repairs
Perform construction, extraction, or mining related safety inspection
Inspect sewer, drain, or water main pipe joints to detect leaks or verify alignment or fit
Inspect construction work to ensure proper installation or functioning
Inspect plumbing systems or fixtures
Inspect equipment or tools to be used in construction or excavation
Inspect industrial or commercial equipment to ensure proper operation

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Commercial Driving
Construction Inspection
Staff Management

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