Sample 1 - State of California

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Helpers, Carpenters
(SOC Code : 47-3012)
in Santa Clara County

Help carpenters by performing duties of lesser skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment. Exclude apprentice workers and report them with the appropriate skilled construction trade occupation (47-2011 through 47-2221). Exclude construction laborers who do not primarily assist carpenters, and classify them under "Construction Laborers" (47-2061).

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Short-term on-the-job training .

Santa Clara County is part of the San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara MSA, which includes San Benito and Santa Clara counties.
Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara MSA20141st Qtr$23.60$20.39$24.38$27.14
Data for Santa Clara County are not available. Data for San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara MSA has been substituted.

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara MSA2010 - 202015025010066.713
Data for Santa Clara County are not available. Data for San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara MSA has been substituted.

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in Santa Clara County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Residential Building Construction 1,14738.0%
Building Finishing Contractors 88422.9%
Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors45615.4%
Nonresidential Building Construction 71812.5%
Other Specialty Trade Contractors 6242.6%
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction981.1%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Clean work areas, machines, or equipment, to maintain a clean and safe job site.
Perform tie spacing layout and measure, mark, drill or cut.
Fasten timbers or lumber with glue, screws, pegs, or nails and install hardware.
Select tools, equipment, or materials from storage and transport items to work site.
Drill holes in timbers or lumber.
Cut timbers, lumber, or paneling to specified dimensions.
Position and hold timbers, lumber, or paneling in place for fastening or cutting.
Align, straighten, plumb, or square forms for installation.
Hold plumb bobs, sighting rods, or other equipment to aid in establishing reference points and lines.
Erect scaffolding, shoring, or braces.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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