Friday, 12 February 2010

Specialist tradesman


The term includes general construction workers, also referred to as labourers and members of specialist trades such electricians, carpenters and plumbers.

Bricklayer, a who lays bricks to and construct brickwork. The term also refers to personnel who use blocks to construct blockwork walls and other forms of masonry.

Carpenter, a skilled craftsman who performs carpentry - a wide range of woodworking that includes constructing buildings, furniture, and other objects out of wood. The work generally involves significant manual labor and work outdoors, particularly in rough carpentry.

Concrete finisher, a tradesman who works with concrete, which includes placing, finishing, protecting and repairing concrete in construction projects. Carpet Layer is a tradesmen who specializes in laying carpets and flooring.
A heavy equipment operator drives and operates heavy equipment used in engineering andconstruction projects.

Electrician, a tradesman specializing in electrical wiring of buildings and related equipment. Electricians may be employed in the construction of new buildings or maintenance of existing electrical infrastructure.

Fencer, a tradsmen who builds fences.

Laborer, tradesman proficient with air tools, hand tools, blasting, small heavy equipment and assisting other trades.
Painter and decorator, a tradesman responsible for the painting and decorating of buildings, and is also known as a decorator or house painter.

Plasterer, a tradesman who works with plaster, such as forming a layer of plaster on an interior wall or plaster decorative moldings on ceilings or walls.

Plumber, a tradesman who specialises in installing and maintaining systems used for plumbing,heating, drainage, potable (drinking) water or small-sized industrial process plant piping.

Pipefitter, (also called steamfitter) is someone who lays out, assembles, fabricates, maintains and repairs large-sized piping systems for industrial processes which are typically under high pressure and require metals such as carbon steel, stainless steel, and other alloys fused together throughwelding.

Steel fixer, a tradesman who positions and secures reinforcing bars and mesh used to reinforce concrete on construction projects.

Steel erector, a tradesman who installs structural steel frames of building and engineering projects. The components would usually have been prefabricated, including all welded joints. Structural steel installation is usually crane assisted and utilizes mobile elevated work platforms or scissor lifts as the structure progresses. The work is executed in team using powered and hand tools to bolt the steelwork together.

Tiler, a tradesmen who works on tile in peoples home.

Welder is a tradesman who specialises in welding materials together.

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