WORKNOW: C70 Job Titles and Definitions
Carpenter Apprentice: Apprenticeship is the most common entry point to a career as a Carpenter. See position definition for Cement Mason.
Carpenter: Construct, erects, installs, and repairs structures, and fixtures of wood, and plywood. Prepares project layout and determine dimensions and materials required; install structures and fixtures, such as windows, frames, flooring, and trim, or hardware.
Carpenter Foreman: This is a more experienced Carpenter. See position definition for Cement Mason
Carpenter Helper: See definition for Cement Mason
Journeyman Carpenter: This is a more experienced Carpenter. See definition for Cement Mason
Cement Mason: Masons smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms, patch voids, and use saws to cut expansion joints. Set the forms that hold concrete to the desired pitch and depth, and align them. Check the forms that hold the concrete to See that they are properly constructed. Example tools: rake, shovel, hand or power trowel, saw hand or power screed, and float.
Concrete Finisher: See definition for Cement Mason
Concrete Laborer: See definition for Cement Mason
Cement Finisher: See definition for Cement Mason
Finisher: See definition for Cement Mason
Journeyman Mason: This is a highly-skilled Mason. See definition for Cement Mason
Electrician: Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control system.
Heavy Equipment Operator: Operate one or several types of power construction equipment, such as motor graders, bulldozers, scrapers, compressors, pumps, derricks, shovels, tractors, or front-end loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour concrete or other hard surface pavement. May repair and maintain equipment in addition to other duties.
Specialized CDL Drivers: See definition for Heavy Equipment Operator
Equipment Operator: See definition for Heavy Equipment Operator
Operating Engineer: See definition for Heavy Equipment Operator
CDL Driver (Heavy Highway): See definition for Heavy Equipment Operator
Highway Maintenance Worker: Maintain highways, municipal and rural roads, airport runways, and rights-of-way. Duties include patching broken or eroded pavement, repairing guardrails, highway markers, and snow fences. May also mow or clear brush from along road or plow snow from roadway.
Highway Maintainer: See definition for Highway Maintenance Worker
Highway Maintenance Technician: See definition for Highway Maintenance Worker
Maintenance Technician: See definition for Highway Maintenance Worker
Transportation Maintenance Operator: See definition for Highway Maintenance Worker
Transportation Maintenance Specialist (TMS): See definition for Highway Maintenance Worker
Laborer: This is an entry left position in construction. Craft laborers perform tasks involving physical labor at building, highway, and heavy construction projects, tunnel and shaft excavations, and demolition sites. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, clean up rubble and debris, and remove asbestos, lead, and other hazardous waste materials. May assist other craft workers.
Flagger: This is an entry-level position in construction. Controls movement of vehicular traffic through construction projects: Discusses traffic routing plans, and type and location of control points with superior. Distributes traffic control signs and markers along site in designated pattern. Directs movement of traffic through site, using sign, hand, and flag signals.
Traffic Control Signaler: See definition for Flagger
Paving & Surfacing Worker: Operate equipment used for applying concrete, asphalt, or other materials to roadbeds, parking lots, or airport runways and taxiways, or equipment used for tamping gravel, dirt, or other materials. Includes concrete and asphalt paving machine operators, form tampers, tamping machine operators, and stone spreader operators. Participates in general labor duties.
Paving Operator: See definition for Paving & Surfacing Worker
Surfacing Operator: See definition for Paving & Surfacing Worker
Asphalt Operator: See definition for Paving & Surfacing Worker
Tamping Equipment Operator: See definition for Paving & Surfacing Worker
Welder: Raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings. Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products. Connect columns, beams, and girders with bolts, following blueprints and instructions from supervisors.
Iron Worker: See definition for Welder
Fitter: See definition for Welder
Steel Worker: See definition for Welder
Steel Fabricator: See definition for Welder