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A builder does exactly what the job title says – build things! You can be doing anything from repairing small maintenance tasks, to working on construction of a road, to building an extension or constructing an entire house. Once that project is finished, you'll move onto your next project, meeting clients and your team for the new job. This is a trade position and you will need to be physically fit, especially as you will need to be able to do a fair amount of heavy lifting, from equipment to materials.

Your hours of work may vary, and you will work either a day shift or a night shift, depending on your project. Weather conditions and a client's budget will also affect your work. There are a variety of training opportunities for builders, so a builder is able to specialise in an area of the construction industry, such as welding, scaffolding or carpentry.

Responsibilities & Skills

A builder is responsible for, ultimately, the construction and erection of any given structure, whether it be a road, an office building or a backyard patio. Builders need to prepare and clear a construction site, distribute supplies throughout the site, assist with equipment and assemble or disassemble scaffolding. Builders may also be under the supervision of a foreman, and may also supervise their less experienced building colleagues.
Skills include:

- Excellent coordination skills
- Physical strength
- Ability to work well in a team
- Ability to stay calm under pressure
- Ability to multi-task

Required Qualifications

  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction
  • Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

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