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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

23980 Woodworker

Constructs and repairs items such as boxes, crates, pallets, and storage bins from wood and wood substitutes. Studies specifications; and measures, marks, and cuts boards, using patterns, templates, ruler, pencil, and hand and power saws. Fastens or installs parts, using hammer, nailing machine, or power stapler. Repairs defective containers by replacing damaged parts. Inserts wood bracings, cardboard files, and felt pads in containers. May build crate around object, using ruler, hand tools, and pneumatic nailer. May fabricate, repair, modify, and replace woodwork on vehicle sides and beds. May apply preservative to prolong wood life. May pack, seal, band, and apply markings to crates and containers.