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Other Wood Machinists and Wood Trades Workers

ANZSCO ID 394299

Overview

All Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth

Other Wood Machinists and Wood Trades Workers

  • 200 workers Employment Size
  • Medium skill Skill level rating
  • 70% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 45 hours Average full-time
  • 43 years Average age
  • 20% female Gender Share

Other Wood Machinists and Wood Trades Workers includes jobs like Cane Furniture Maker, Cooper, and Wood Model Maker.

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

Tasks
  • Studies drawings, work orders and sample parts to determine specifications.
  • Determines tooling and machine requirements and sequence of operations.
  • Sets up woodworking machines and wood stock for correct cutting, planning, turning, shaping and sanding.
  • Operates machines to cut, plane, turn, shape and sand work pieces.
  • Removes old finishes by stripping with steel wool and glasspaper, and by applying solvents and paint strippers, and removing softened finishes by scraping.
  • Applies varnish, shellac, lacquer, stains and paint to surfaces and polishes and waxes finished surfaces.

Prospects

Pathways

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Forest and Wood Products Industry and Furnishing Industry VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers who are reliable, work well in a team and have a strong work ethic.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Building and construction

    62% Skill level

    Materials, and methods used to construct or repair houses, buildings, or other structures like highways and roads.

  2. Technical design

    58% Skill level

    Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  3. Mechanical

    57% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  4. Production and processing

    56% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  5. Engineering and technology

    53% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  6. Mathematics

    47% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  7. English language

    32% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  8. Education and training

    29% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  9. Administration and management

    28% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  10. Computers and electronics

    25% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  11. Law and government

    23% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  12. Chemistry

    20% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  13. Transportation

    20% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  14. Public safety and security

    16% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  15. Medicine and dentistry

    16% Skill level

    Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including preventive health-care measures.

  16. Customer and personal service

    15% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  17. Psychology

    15% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  18. Personnel and human resources

    12% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  19. Physics

    11% Skill level

    The physical laws of matter, motion and energy, and how they interact through space and time.

  20. Sales and marketing

    11% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Quality control analysis

    48% Skill level

    Doing tests and checking products, services, or processes to make sure they are working properly.

  2. Operation monitoring

    45% Skill level

    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  3. Monitoring

    45% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  4. Critical thinking

    43% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  5. Mathematics

    43% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  6. Time management

    43% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  7. Equipment maintenance

    41% Skill level

    Maintaining equipment and deciding what maintenance will be needed in the future.

  8. Equipment selection

    41% Skill level

    Deciding on the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  9. Judgment and decision making

    41% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  10. Operation and control

    41% Skill level

    Controlling equipment or systems.

  11. Operations analysis

    41% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

  12. Troubleshooting

    41% Skill level

    Figuring out why a machine or system went wrong and working out what to do about it.

  13. Active learning

    39% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  14. Complex problem solving

    39% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  15. Reading comprehension

    37% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  16. Active listening

    36% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  17. Coordination with others

    36% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  18. Repairing

    36% Skill level

    Fixing machines or systems.

  19. Speaking

    36% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  20. Social perceptiveness

    34% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Finger dexterity

    55% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  2. Visualization

    55% Skill level

    Imagine how something will look after it is moved around or changed.

  3. Manual dexterity

    54% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  4. Arm-hand steadiness

    52% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  5. Control precision

    52% Skill level

    Quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat.

  6. Near vision

    52% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  7. Reaction time

    50% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand, finger, or foot when a sound, light, picture or something else appears.

  8. Static strength

    50% Skill level

    Lift, push, pull, or carry things.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    48% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  10. Multilimb coordination

    46% Skill level

    Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

  11. Trunk strength

    46% Skill level

    Use your abdominal and lower back muscles a number of times without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

  12. Extent flexibility

    46% Skill level

    Bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

  13. Auditory attention

    45% Skill level

    Pay attention to a certain sound when there are other distracting sounds.

  14. Far vision

    45% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  15. Written comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  16. Problem spotting

    41% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  17. Categorising

    41% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  18. Deductive reasoning

    41% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  19. Depth perception

    39% Skill level

    Decide which thing is closer or further away from you, or decide how far away it is.

  20. Hearing sensitivity

    36% Skill level

    Tell the difference between sounds.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Handling and moving objects

    87% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  2. Controlling equipment or machines

    74% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

  3. Doing physically active work

    71% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  4. Making decisions and solving problems

    62% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  5. Monitoring people, processes and things

    57% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  6. Looking for changes over time

    56% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  7. Planning and prioritising work

    55% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  8. Making sense of information and ideas

    54% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  9. Collecting and organising information

    53% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  10. Thinking creatively

    53% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  11. Checking compliance with standards

    52% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  12. Checking for errors or defects

    52% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  13. Assessing and evaluating things

    50% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  14. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    48% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  15. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    44% Skill level

    Working out sizes, distances, amounts, time, costs, resources, or materials needed for a task.

  16. Researching and investigating

    42% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  17. Explaining things to people

    42% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  18. Working with mechanical equipment

    41% Skill level

    Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment.

  19. Communicating within a team

    39% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  20. Working with the public

    38% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-7011.00 - Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Face-to-face discussions

    98% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  2. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    95% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  3. Spend time standing

    93% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  4. Indoors, not heat controlled

    88% Important

    Work indoors without heating or cooling (e.g., warehouse without heat).

  5. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    86% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  6. Dangerous equipment

    83% Important

    Work near dangerous equipment like saws, machinery with open moving parts, or moving traffic.

  7. Being exact or accurate

    82% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  8. Time pressure

    82% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  9. Contact with people

    81% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  10. Teamwork

    77% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  11. Exposure to contaminants

    76% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  12. Impact of decisions

    75% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  13. Freedom to make decisions

    73% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  14. Frequent decision making

    72% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  15. Unstructured work

    71% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  16. Making repetitive motions

    70% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  17. Bending or twisting your body

    69% Important

    Spend time bending or twisting your body.

  18. Health and safety of others

    68% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  19. Walking and running

    68% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  20. Lead or coordinate a team

    68% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Relationships

    62% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  2. Support

    52% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  3. Achievement

    48% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  4. Independence

    48% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  5. Working conditions

    45% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  6. Recognition

    38% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Practical

    100% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  2. Administrative

    38% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  3. Creative

    29% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  4. Enterprising

    29% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  5. Analytical

    14% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  6. Helping

    14% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-7011.00 - Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters.

All Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth

Other Wood Machinists and Wood Trades Workers

  • 200 workers Employment Size
  • Medium skill Skill level rating
  • 70% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 45 hours Average full-time
  • 43 years Average age
  • 20% female Gender Share

Other Wood Machinists and Wood Trades Workers includes jobs like Cane Furniture Maker, Cooper, and Wood Model Maker.

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

Tasks
  • Studies drawings, work orders and sample parts to determine specifications.
  • Determines tooling and machine requirements and sequence of operations.
  • Sets up woodworking machines and wood stock for correct cutting, planning, turning, shaping and sanding.
  • Operates machines to cut, plane, turn, shape and sand work pieces.
  • Removes old finishes by stripping with steel wool and glasspaper, and by applying solvents and paint strippers, and removing softened finishes by scraping.
  • Applies varnish, shellac, lacquer, stains and paint to surfaces and polishes and waxes finished surfaces.

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Forest and Wood Products Industry and Furnishing Industry VET training pathways.

Employers look for Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers who are reliable, work well in a team and have a strong work ethic.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Building and construction

    62% Skill level

    Materials, and methods used to construct or repair houses, buildings, or other structures like highways and roads.

  2. Technical design

    58% Skill level

    Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  3. Mechanical

    57% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  4. Production and processing

    56% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  5. Engineering and technology

    53% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  6. Mathematics

    47% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  7. English language

    32% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  8. Education and training

    29% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  9. Administration and management

    28% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  10. Computers and electronics

    25% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  11. Law and government

    23% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  12. Chemistry

    20% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  13. Transportation

    20% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  14. Public safety and security

    16% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  15. Medicine and dentistry

    16% Skill level

    Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including preventive health-care measures.

  16. Customer and personal service

    15% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  17. Psychology

    15% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  18. Personnel and human resources

    12% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  19. Physics

    11% Skill level

    The physical laws of matter, motion and energy, and how they interact through space and time.

  20. Sales and marketing

    11% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Quality control analysis

    48% Skill level

    Doing tests and checking products, services, or processes to make sure they are working properly.

  2. Operation monitoring

    45% Skill level

    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  3. Monitoring

    45% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  4. Critical thinking

    43% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  5. Mathematics

    43% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  6. Time management

    43% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  7. Equipment maintenance

    41% Skill level

    Maintaining equipment and deciding what maintenance will be needed in the future.

  8. Equipment selection

    41% Skill level

    Deciding on the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  9. Judgment and decision making

    41% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  10. Operation and control

    41% Skill level

    Controlling equipment or systems.

  11. Operations analysis

    41% Skill level

    Understanding needs and product requirements to create a design.

  12. Troubleshooting

    41% Skill level

    Figuring out why a machine or system went wrong and working out what to do about it.

  13. Active learning

    39% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  14. Complex problem solving

    39% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  15. Reading comprehension

    37% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  16. Active listening

    36% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  17. Coordination with others

    36% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  18. Repairing

    36% Skill level

    Fixing machines or systems.

  19. Speaking

    36% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  20. Social perceptiveness

    34% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Finger dexterity

    55% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  2. Visualization

    55% Skill level

    Imagine how something will look after it is moved around or changed.

  3. Manual dexterity

    54% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  4. Arm-hand steadiness

    52% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  5. Control precision

    52% Skill level

    Quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat.

  6. Near vision

    52% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  7. Reaction time

    50% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand, finger, or foot when a sound, light, picture or something else appears.

  8. Static strength

    50% Skill level

    Lift, push, pull, or carry things.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    48% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  10. Multilimb coordination

    46% Skill level

    Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

  11. Trunk strength

    46% Skill level

    Use your abdominal and lower back muscles a number of times without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

  12. Extent flexibility

    46% Skill level

    Bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

  13. Auditory attention

    45% Skill level

    Pay attention to a certain sound when there are other distracting sounds.

  14. Far vision

    45% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  15. Written comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  16. Problem spotting

    41% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  17. Categorising

    41% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  18. Deductive reasoning

    41% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  19. Depth perception

    39% Skill level

    Decide which thing is closer or further away from you, or decide how far away it is.

  20. Hearing sensitivity

    36% Skill level

    Tell the difference between sounds.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Handling and moving objects

    87% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  2. Controlling equipment or machines

    74% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

  3. Doing physically active work

    71% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  4. Making decisions and solving problems

    62% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  5. Monitoring people, processes and things

    57% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  6. Looking for changes over time

    56% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  7. Planning and prioritising work

    55% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  8. Making sense of information and ideas

    54% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  9. Collecting and organising information

    53% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  10. Thinking creatively

    53% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  11. Checking compliance with standards

    52% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  12. Checking for errors or defects

    52% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  13. Assessing and evaluating things

    50% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  14. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    48% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  15. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    44% Skill level

    Working out sizes, distances, amounts, time, costs, resources, or materials needed for a task.

  16. Researching and investigating

    42% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  17. Explaining things to people

    42% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  18. Working with mechanical equipment

    41% Skill level

    Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment.

  19. Communicating within a team

    39% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  20. Working with the public

    38% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-7011.00 - Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Face-to-face discussions

    98% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  2. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    95% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  3. Spend time standing

    93% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  4. Indoors, not heat controlled

    88% Important

    Work indoors without heating or cooling (e.g., warehouse without heat).

  5. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    86% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  6. Dangerous equipment

    83% Important

    Work near dangerous equipment like saws, machinery with open moving parts, or moving traffic.

  7. Being exact or accurate

    82% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  8. Time pressure

    82% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  9. Contact with people

    81% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  10. Teamwork

    77% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  11. Exposure to contaminants

    76% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  12. Impact of decisions

    75% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  13. Freedom to make decisions

    73% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  14. Frequent decision making

    72% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  15. Unstructured work

    71% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  16. Making repetitive motions

    70% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  17. Bending or twisting your body

    69% Important

    Spend time bending or twisting your body.

  18. Health and safety of others

    68% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  19. Walking and running

    68% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  20. Lead or coordinate a team

    68% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Relationships

    62% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  2. Support

    52% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  3. Achievement

    48% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  4. Independence

    48% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  5. Working conditions

    45% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  6. Recognition

    38% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Practical

    100% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  2. Administrative

    38% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  3. Creative

    29% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  4. Enterprising

    29% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  5. Analytical

    14% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  6. Helping

    14% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-7011.00 - Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters.
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