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Carpenters construct, erect, install, maintain and repair structures and components of structures made of wood, wood-substitutes and other materials.

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Cashiers record and receive payment from customers in stores, restaurants, theatres, business offices and other retail and wholesale establishments for the purchase of goods, services and admission.

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Community and Social Service Workers

Community and social service workers administer and implement a variety of social assistance programs and community services and assist clients to deal with personal and social problems.

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Concrete Finishers

Concrete finishers smooth and finish freshly poured concrete, apply curing or surface treatments and install, maintain and restore various masonry structures, such as foundations, floors, ceilings, sidewalks, roads, patios and high-rise buildings.

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Construction Electricians

Construction electricians lay out, assemble, install, test, troubleshoot and repair electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in buildings and other structures.

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Contact Centre Agents

Contact centre agents are a subgroup of customer service, information and related clerks. Contact centre agents include workers who answer enquiries and provide information regarding an establishment's goods, services and policies and who provide customer services, such as receiving payments and processing requests for service. They may also provide emergency dispatch services.

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