Profession manufactured wooden building assembler

Manufactured wooden building assemblers put together wooden elements for use in construction. The elements, or modules, may consist of walls with windows and doors built-in, or may be as large as whole rooms. The assemblers put together the supporting structure, insulation materials, and covering, and fasten it together to obtain usable modules.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Construction products

    The offered construction materials, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Types of wood

    Types of wood, such as birch, pine, poplar, mahogany, maple and tulipwood.

  • Woodworking tools

    The various tools used to process wood, such as planers, chisels and lathes.

  • Woodworking processes

    Steps in the processing of wood for the manufacturing of wooden articles and types of machines used for these processes such as drying, shaping, assembling and surface finishing.

  • Wood products

    The various wood products such as lumber and furniture, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.

Skills

  • Install insulation material

    Place insulation material, often shaped into rolls, in order to insulate a structure from thermical or acoustic influences and to prevent fire. Attach the material using face staples, inset staples, or rely on friction to keep the material in place.

  • Perform pre-assembly quality checks

    Inspect product parts for faults or damages, using testing equipment if necessary, and check that the received lot is complete before assembling the finished products.

  • Install wood hardware

    Use hinges, knobs and rails to fix wooden hardware on wooden elements. Make sure the hardware fits onto or into the element. Make sure moving hardware articulates smoothly and securely.

  • Use technical documentation

    Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.

  • Clean wood surface

    Use a variety of techniques on a wood surface to ensure it is free of dust, sawdust, grease, stains, and other contaminants.

  • Install wood elements in structures

    Install elements made of wood and wood-based composite materials, such as doors, stairs, plinths, and ceiling frames. Assemble and affix the elements, taking care to prevent gaps. Inspect the work and notify the responsible person in case of problems.

  • Manipulate wood

    Manipulate the properties, shape and size of wood.

  • Join wood elements

    Bind wooden materials together using a variety of techniques and materials. Determine the optimal technique to join the elements, like stapling, nail, gluing or screwing. Determine the correct work order and make the joint.

Optional knowledge and skills

read standard blueprints construct wood roofs apply technical communication skills inspect insulation check quality of raw materials stain wood create wood joints sharpen edged tools install plumbing systems dispose of cutting waste material provide technical documentation operate wood sawing equipment keep records of work progress types of insulation material wood cuts apply wood finishes inspect quality of products prepare production reports wear appropriate protective gear develop assembly instructions plumbing tools sand wood