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handbanana 02-06-2008 01:46 PM

apprenticeship in construction carpentry
Where would be the best place to find a job as a construction carpenter? I have zero experience and would like to become a union carpenter one day.


AtlanticWBConst. 02-06-2008 08:14 PM

Look into getting hired as a union carpenter's apprentice.

PSHome 02-06-2008 08:21 PM

depending where you live u might want to reconsider. if you cant get into the union thenyou can go non union again depending where you live. you can just go to a site where they are working and ask for a job

DIYtestdummy 02-08-2008 03:20 PM

Try a daily labor or temp place. There should be a co-op or jobcorp near you.

If they make you "bucketboy," find a different place. Many reasons for a bucketboy, one use - to fill his hands to keep him busy in order to keep him out of the way.

If they give you the crap jobs - keep at it, you just might learn something. Attitude might get you somewhere in this profession.

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