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Construction and Building Trades

  • Bricklayers and masonsBricklayers and masons erect and repair structures of stone, brick and similar materials and cut, shape and polish granite, marble, slate and other stone for building, ornamental and other purposes.
  • Carpenters and joinersCarpenters and joiners construct, erect, install and repair wooden structures and fittings used in internal and external frameworks and cut, shape, fit and assemble wood to make templates, jigs, scale models and scenic equipment for theatres.
  • Construction and building trades n.e.c.Those working in construction and building trades n.e.c. undertake a variety of tasks in the construction, alteration, maintenance and repair of buildings, steeples, industrial chimneys and other tall structures, and of underwater structures not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 531: Construction and Building Trades.
  • Glaziers, window fabricators and fittersJob holders in this unit group install pre-glazed wooden, metal or PVC framework, and cut, fit and set glass in windows, doors, shop fronts, and other structural frames.
  • Plumbers and heating and ventilating engineersJobholders in this unit group assemble, install, maintain and repair plumbing fixtures, heating and ventilating systems and pipes and pipeline systems in commercial, residential and industrial premises and public buildings.
  • Roofers, roof tilers and slatersJob holders in this unit group cover roofs and exterior walls with felting, sheeting, slates, tiles and thatch to provide a waterproof surface.
  • Steel erectorsSteel erectors fit and erect structural metal framework for buildings and other structures such as metal chimneys.

Elementary Construction Occupations

  • Elementary construction occupationsJob holders in this unit group perform a variety of general labouring and construction duties to assist building, civil engineering and related trades workers in the performance of their tasks.

Production Managers and Directors

  • Production managers and directors in constructionProduction managers and directors in construction direct and co-ordinate resources for the construction and maintenance of civil and structural engineering works including houses, flats, factories, roads and runways, bridges, tunnels and railway works, harbour, dock and marine works and water supply, drainage and sewage works.
  • Production managers and directors in manufacturingProduction managers and directors in manufacturing plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources necessary for production in manufacturing industries including the maintenance of engineering items, equipment and machinery.
  • Production managers and directors in mining and energyProduction managers and directors in mining, energy and water supply plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources necessary for the extraction of minerals and other natural deposits and the production, storage and provision of gas, water and electricity supplies.

Building Finishing Trades

  • Floorers and wall tilersFloorers and wall tilers lay composition mixtures (other than mastic asphalt) to form flooring, plan, fit and secure carpet, underlay and linoleum and cover and decorate walls and floors with terrazzo and granolithic mixtures, tiles and mosaic panels.
  • Painters and decoratorsThose working in this unit group apply paint, varnish, wallpaper and other protective and decorative materials to interior and exterior walls and surfaces, paint designs on wood, glass, metal, plastics and other materials, and stain, wax and french polish wood surfaces by hand.
  • PlasterersPlasterers apply plaster and cement mixtures to walls and ceilings, fix fibrous sheets and cast and fix ornamental plasterwork to the interior or exterior of buildings.

Architects, Town Planners and Surveyors

  • ArchitectsArchitects plan and design the construction and development of buildings and land areas with regard to functional and aesthetic requirements.
  • Chartered architectural technologistsChartered architectural technologists provide architectural design services, negotiate construction projects and manage the development of projects from conception to completion.
  • Chartered surveyorsChartered surveyors conduct surveys related to the measurement, management, valuation and development of land, natural resources, buildings, other types of property, and infrastructure such as harbours, roads and railway lines.
  • Construction project managers and related professionalsJob holders in this unit group manage and oversee major construction and civil engineering projects and major building contracts for quality of work, safety, timeliness and completion within budget; forecast travel patterns and develop strategies for managing the impact of traffic-related demand.
  • Quantity surveyorsQuantity surveyors advise on financial and contractual matters relating to, and prepare bills of quantities for, construction projects and provide other support functions concerning the financing and materials required for building projects.
  • Town planning officersTown planning officers direct or undertake the planning of the layout and the co-ordination of plans for the development of urban and rural areas.

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