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Aluminium joiners are involved with many building projects right from the beginning, or they may be involved in remodelling or development projects. From time to time they may assist glaziers in repairing window frames or structures surrounding glass panels.

 

An aluminium joiner may do some or all of the following

  • fabricate aluminium products such as doors and windows
  • discuss requirements with architects, builders and homeowners
  • provide quotes and price estimates
  • read and interpret drawings and plans
  • cut glass and glaze aluminium products
  • test aluminium items for defects
  • repair and maintain aluminium products
  • deliver and install the finished products
  • transport materials

Aluminium joiners need to have

  • the ability to read plans and computer-aided design (CAD) drawings
  • problem-solving skills
  • communication skills
  • basic maths skills for taking measurements and making calculations
  • small business skills.

Aluminium joiners need to be

  • tidy
  • motivated
  • good with their hands
  • accurate, with an eye for detail
  • able to work well in a team
  • safety conscious.

Aluminium joiners need knowledge of

  • product trends and designs
  • how to use a variety of tools
  • building structures and procedures
  • maths and English
  • on site health and safety procedures