W132188 - Construction assistant

Construction assistant
Perry Bird Pickets

Established in 1979, this company is focused on the very great demand for traditional and period style fences and verandahs, both timber and cast iron
The team is devoted to working alongside clients to craft beautiful solutions and ensuring final finishing touches are made. With a keen eye for detail, and a high level of understanding for period architecture and design, they painstakingly capture and reproduce the very essence of bygone eras in each and every design.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a premium fence and verandah building company.

Skills You Might Learn

Communication skills with team members, following safety signs and procedures, working to a production schedule and completing all tasks as directed. There will be some work bench/area clean up involved too.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Student working in the workshop s can expect to assemble components, work on an edge sanding machine, use a pedestal drill under supervision, tailing out behind various machines (which means assisting with processing timber on and off machines), learn the processes of square dressing timber and mortice and tenon joinery. Using a measuring tape to determine size of material.
Students working on site involved with fence or verandah building would be under supervision taking on tasks involved with the build. These include: post hole digging, mixing concrete, using spirit level, using a measuring tape, installing fence/verandah components and site clean up.

Student Requirements

Students will need to be prepared to work in a large workshop setting, be ready to learn and show enthusiasm and a passion for the job.
Students will be expected to have covered the appropriate OHS modules.
Students will be required to have a White Card if working on building sites.

Dress Requirements

Work boots and work clothes.

Special Transport Requirements

There is bus,tram and train access


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Positions: 4 Positions
ID Number: W132188
Location: Brunswick - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Please note: Block Placement only , looking at 5 day blocks Work day is 7am – 4.00pm
Added By: Inner Northern Local Learning & Employment Network


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