Fence erectors erect and repair fences and fence gates, using hand and power tools.
The titles for the role of fence erector jobs include Fence Builder, Fence Contractor, Fence Erector, Fence Installer, Fence Laborer, Fence Mechanic, Fence Technician (Fence Tech), Gate Technician (Gate Tech), Wood Fence Erector. Also, the daily tasks related to this job profile are establishing the location for a fence and gathering information needed to ensure that there are no electric cables or water lines in the area.
They can set metal or wooden posts in upright positions in postholes, measure and lay out fence lines and mark posthole positions, follow instructions, drawings, or specifications, align posts, bylines, or sighting, and verify vertical alignment of posts using plumb bobs or spirit levels and attach rails or tension wire along bottoms of posts to form fencing frames.
To be successful as a fence erector, one needs the ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, trunk Strength, is the ability to coordinate two or more limbs, static strength, and arm-hand steadiness. Additionally, one must be comfortable in wearing safety and common protective equipment.
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