If you are to remember 3 things about being a tømrer, take note of these 3 points. Self employment is getting more popular. It makes 32 percent of tømrer population. Being a tømrer is competitive. It is tough for those with limited skills to find work. There are 3 options for one to start a career in carpentry. Those are vocational schools, technical colleges, apprenticeship program or job training.
So what do tømrers really do? We often see a man working hard under the sun. You got that right. Hard labor is part of being a tømrer. Carpenters are involved in almost any type of construction from building a home for a family to building highways and bridges for cars to pass on to building establishments that are used for business. At businesses like Tø Greve
Although manual labor is generally part of being a tømrer, that is not the only thing that tømrers do. They do the delicate job of measuring and reading blue prints. Even materials preparation is their job like on Toemrer.
To get projects, tømrers need different skills. There are tømrers who specialize only in one skill such as framing walls and partitions, installing doors and windows, building stairs, making cabinets and the list goes on. If you don’t want to run out of projects though, it is good to develop multiple skills. Why would clients hire a tømrer with multiple skills only? Multi skilled tømrers are naturally more in demand.
We all know what it’s like to be a tømrer. It is no 8 to 5 office job, that’s for sure. And it is not glamorous either. It’s tough work. Physically, it is very demanding. No wonder they must have insurance. Their job has high risk.
Written by Arnold Nielsen at Snedker and Toemrer