Transcript: What You Need To Do The Job? What Important Skills You Need? THANK YOU! Hard Work Pays Off Construction is an industry that requires you to be on the go at every second. This refers to all type of construction worker: electricians, carpenters and plumbers, etc. Some of the main duties of a general construction worker are to: •Install various commercial, industrial or residential systems. •Ensure that projects conform to building codes and regulations. •Use, clean and maintain various types of equipment. •Supervise and train new workers Construction Worker By Kelly Amadasun All About The Job A Day In The Life Of A Construction Worker. As the day goes on and starts to get hotter, construction workers keep working. Construction crews can sometimes be disruptive on the roadway, so they avoid working too close to busy freeways in the morning and evening. Wearing proper eye and ear protection, construction workers will continue to slowly put buildings in place, using everything from basic hammers and nails to large bulldozers. Construction workers often go home a little earlier than most people, but some construction workers continue through the night, especially those working on road repairs. Certainly, when one construction worker’s day ends, another is probably beginning! A Day In The Life Of A Construction Worker The End. 1 important skill is communication. You need it to make sure you and your client are on the same page to start building. Another skill is teamwork. Teamwork is important because you can't build a house by yourself, you need other people and too work well with them you need teamwork. One other skill is time management.Time management helps when you have deadlines. Deadlines mean you can’t afford to let things slip. One more skill you need is enthusiasm. Your job might get hard (trust me, it will) you just need to keep your head up. You need to be 100% commited to this. A construction worker’s day often starts early in the morning, as it’s important for construction workers to get as much work in early on in the day so they can avoid working too much at the hottest times of day. Construction workers start using equipment once there is enough natural light out to see safely. Because construction work can be so strenuous, employees must take frequent breaks. Stopping to rest and drink plenty of water every couple of hours is required by law in most states Not anybody can pick up a hammer and start smashing, there are things you need to meet the requirements to being a good construction worker. First, you need an education. An education is the first step in any of your future. To be a construction worker all you need is a GED (General Equivalency Diploma) Next, you need coordination. Balance, depth-perception and eye-hand coordination are all important to keep you steady on high beams and your fingers clear of chop saws. Finally, you need strength and endurance. You'll need to keep up and pull your weight (and then some) day after day. Make sure you're physically up to the task before you sign up!
Transcript: Hazards:when is it not hung up correctly it has a high fall risk. 2.3 million construction workers frequently work on scaffolding and about 4,500 get injured and 50 die every year what is a construction worker? Job Skills & Requirements. Education: There are usually no specific educational requirements for entry level construction workers. Apprentice laborers are often expected to have a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.). Fall protection Solutions: use ariel lifts or moving plaforms for a raised working area add guardrails, toe systems and warning lines around all edges cover floor hole use safety nets Education Osha is the standard maker for constuctn worker safety. Scaffolding Fall protection,Excavations,Ladders,Head protection,Excavations,Hazard communication, Fall protection,Construction,Electrical are the most common standards Ladders there are about 24,882 injuries and about 36 fatalities every year from a ladde or a stairase. construction worker Hazard:falls are very common in the construction workplace. This is a huge cause for deaths and injuries in the workplace. precautions soultions: sound,rigid, and sufficiant enough it weight plus four times the intended load without it seting or misplacing no unstable objects like bricks,barrels or boxes should support the scaffolds scaffolding A construction worker is a tradesman, labourer, or professional employed in the physical construction of the built environment and its infrastructure. Soultions: use the correct ladder for the job have a competent person there to watch for damages and protection. never load the ladder more than maximum weight avoid using metallic ladders around electric lines and power lines
Transcript: Required skills Cons Active listening,speaking,monitoring,coordination,critical thinking,active learning and a lot more construction work pays well No specific educational requirements lower level workers don't,but higher level workers do Pros Construction Worker Salary Benefits & drawbacks high injury and death rate hard on the body a construction workers salary is $58.900 per year $9.23-$24.42 per hour Responsible for assisting tradesman on construction sites such as carpenters,brick layers,demolition experts,cement finishers,and roofers. It can be found in any city outside and inside Educational Requirements Job duties&type of work
Transcript: That its a 9-5 schedule. I found out how to spell schedule. the pay of the job is different a the time. for example if you where building the wight house then you wold get payed a lot. but it usually is a 26.000-51.000 thousand per year but the highest pay was $58,900 and the lowest was $20.000per year. a hourly pay of 12.00-25.00. Why i want to be a construction worker I want to be a construction worker becuse they build stuff. I have always liked building things and putting things together with my bear hands or tools. I now know the hourly pay. What education do you need to be a construction worker? What's the pay? There aren't really any specific educational requirements or education for beginners besides a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma, but its recommended that you should understand math, physics and welding. you don't really need any skills other than, math,welding, physics, and being good with tools and safety. five things I've learned A Construction worker is a person or job where people work,build, and put together things. That mainly consist of houses and buildings, but they can also do other things like building a bridge, dam,and any thing els that needs to be built really. http://www.payscale.com/research/CA/Job=Construction_Worker/Hourly_Rate (pay) Construction worker bibliography Hours change in lmost every job, place and season. Indoor jobs might run all year, but outdoor jobs may have to pause for winter. Highway, and jobs with buissy things on it or around it usuly happen at night , while new home construction usuly is a 9-5 schedule. benefit and drawbacks That you don't really NEED any education other than high school. http://www.snagajob.com/job-descriptions/construction-worker/ (slide 4) What or who is a construction worker? what will you need to do in school to keep open doors Usually its a out doors job but their still are indoor jobs. Whats the skills you need You only need basic skills like math and building. benefit: opens lots of doors for other jobs drawbacks: job isn't the most appealing to some job is usual out doors uses hevey power tools nost of the time What are the surrounding you don't NEED any things to do in school, but you should be in welding and wood work to help you in the job. www.google.ca Expected Hours
Transcript: Hi my name is Elijah Helms and I am a construction worker. Being a construction worker has its bad sides and its good sides. Construction workers make an average of 37 to 40 thousand dollars a year. Here is a video of some chinese workers who are really good at their job, and finished a 15 story hotel in 6 days. Enjoy. :) Thank you for watching my presentation and video. A construction workers job has to be precise because one little mistake can mess up a whole project and billions of dollars get wasted.
Transcript: training trends/hiring opportunity you could get your diploma in carpentry studies, electrical studies, work place and safety and health and plumbing studies. construction still yields transferable skills that may lead to new occupations, including computer skills; purchasing and materials management; project costing and planning; drafting; computer-aided design; and transportation and logistics. People involved with unskilled construction jobs or manual labor will have the fewest transferable skills. transferable skills A Construction Worker earns an average wage of C$17.60 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. courses money While you can learn the construction project manager’s job “by doing,” most employers now prefer the construction manager to posses a degree in a related field, such as construction management, building science, architecture or even engineering. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 100 colleges offer a four-year degree in these fields and “a number of 2-year colleges” offer associate’s degrees in construction technology or management programs. Certification, although not required, is becoming increasingly important. Two industry associations, the American Institute of Constructors and the Construction Management Association of America, along with a number of university engineering programs, offer certification in construction management disadvantages and benefits One of the benefits of becoming a construction worker is that you'll be able to use your skills wherever you go. The construction industry exists in every state, in every town in the United States and Canada, and beyond. Not only will you have the advantage of job security, but you'll also be paid well for your hard work. Since construction workers are mainly self-employed, you also may have a great boss: yourself! Many people only wish they had the freedom to choose when—and on what jobs—they work. Luckily, for those in this industry, there are many perks. The downside to being a construction worker is the strenuous physical work. Building big structures requires carrying large, and sometimes heavy, equipment and materials. Construction workers must be physically fit, since their work requires heavy lifting and carrying. In addition to being strong, they have to have A construction project manager sets up the estimates, the budgets and the construction timetable for the client and develops the construction strategy. He selects the subcontractors and workers, and provides required explanations for the builders and other professionals associated with the project, coordinating and collaborating with the architects, engineers and specialists. The construction manager also ensures the construction project complies with all building codes and any other legal or regulatory requirements. When delays or problems occur – as they always do – the construction manager is the project’s first responder, ready to make the changes required to move the project past the issue. Training construction worker There are usually no specific educational requirements for entry level construction workers. Apprentice laborers are often expected to have a high school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.). If you plan to pursue construction, classes in English, math, physics, shop and welding can come in handy; many high schools and community colleges offer these courses. duties pathways
Transcript: Pictures Information Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, or government agencies on legal issues or disputes. There are many different types of lawyers. The lawyer that gets paid the most is plaintiffs lawyers. More information Few people who dream of becoming a paid professional athlete beat the odds and make a full time living from professional athlete. When they do, professional athletes often have short careers with little job security. Carpenters are one of the most versatile construction occupations, with workers usually doing a variety of tasks. For example, some carpenters insulate office buildings; others install drywall or kitchen cabinets in homes. Those who help construct large buildings or bridges often make the wooden concrete forms for cement footings or pillars. More information Pictures A lawyer's annual salary is $112,760. They have strict responsibilities. A bachelors degree is required for entry into most law schools, and courses in English, public speaking, govt, history, economic, and mathematical are useful. A carpenters annual salary is $38.240. Most carpenters learn their trade through a 3 to 4 year apprenticeship. Employment of carpenters is projected to grow 20% from 2010-2020. Being a construction worker has a lot of responsibilities. You have to load and unload things and work in the rain. Information more information A Professional athlete's annual salary is $43,740. Employment of athletes and sports competitors is expected to grow 22% from 2010-2020. It is important that athletes know and understand the responsibilities. They have to produce appropriate identification and always report immediately for a test. My Careers Professional Athlete Becoming a lawyer takes about 7 years to full time study after high school, 4 years of undergraduate study followed by 3 years of high school. The following industries employed the most lawyers in 2010: legal services 51%, government 18%, finance and insurance 3%, and management of companies and enterprises 2%. The following industries employed the most athletes and sports competitors in 2010: spectator sports 56%, other amusement and recreation industries 16%, colleges, universities, and professional schools 2%, promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events 2%. Lawyer Construction The need to repair and replace roads and bridges also will spur some employment growth for carpenters. Much of this growth, however, depends on spending by federal and state governments as they attempt to upgrade existing infrastructure. Construction of factories and powerplants also may result in some new jobs. Pictures
Transcript: The following tools are considered small are: a. Hammers. b. Pliers (side cutters). c. Knives. d. Tape measures. e. Vices. f. Jaws. g. Wrenches. h. Screwdrivers. i. Pallets margin. j. Carpenter's pencil or soapstone. k. Tool belts. l. Bags. m. A five gallon bucket with tools. n. Suspenders tool belt. or. A pitcher of water. p. The lunchbox. CLOTHES -The Weather (cold, heat, sunlight, rain, wind). -The Use of heavy machinery as well as tools such as jackhammers, which generate a significant level of noise and vibration that will affect not only their operators but also support staff or near the environment where the work is performed. -Work In height under the ground level and in other high-risk situations. The need for scaffolding and ladders required for the execution of many jobs involves a significant level of physical risk to the construction worker. Among the diseases and injuries associated with this type of Occupational Hazards can be highlighted as the most common: -Torceduras, Fractures and sprains -Lumbalgias And Tendonitis -Tiredness, Sunstroke or hypothermia. Helmet. Safety goggles. Hearing protector. Gloves. Guard against falls.High visibility clothing. Concrete boots. Respirator or dust mask. Protective toe. Personal safety equipment is provided by the individual for example: Full leather boots. High strength pants. Socks. Lipsticks. The specific outer clothing for the weather. Physical risks CONSTRUCTION WORKER Tools
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