Fencer

Fencers erect and repair fences and gates.
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$1132 per week
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    Moderate

    Overview

    Fencers erect and repair fences and gates.

    Day-to-day

    • laying out fence lines and marking positions for post holes
    • lifting and positioning fence posts in holes and securing posts with concrete, stone fill and soil
    • forming fence frames
    • constructing and attaching gates to fences
    • stretching materials between fence posts
    • constructing wooden paling, fibre-cement and metal fences
    • repairing and demolishing existing fences.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Fencer

    • You can work as a Fencer without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in agriculture with a fencing module might be helpful.

    Skills employers are looking for

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