A scaffold builder is responsible for assembling and deconstructing temporary scaffolds in various work sites. They observe federal safety regulations and make sure that the structures are secured. These efforts help avoid dangerous situations which may result in height-related accidents and injuries.
Their responsibilities also include inspecting construction equipment, reading blueprints, and assisting with plumbing work. They often take part in transporting materials with other members of the crew, such as crane operators. They promptly report breakdowns and other safety concerns to their supervisors.
Depending on the industry, they may work indoors or outdoors and occupy part-time and full-time positions. Their work schedules are typically flexible, following a definite timeline for job completion.
There are no minimum education requirements in pursuing this position. Some employers, however, prefer candidates with a driver's license, a Transportation Worker Identification Credential, and prior work experience in construction. Physical stamina, mechanical skills, and knowledge of power tools are also considered for this job.