Careers in windows & doors
There is a huge skills demand in architectural aluminium joinery fabrication and installation, with 3,000 people needed for new and replacement roles by 2024 for both residential and commercial manufacturers. Careers range from sales, pricing and scheduling to machining, fabrication and assembly through to the installation of the finished product.
There is also a wide variety of companies to work for – from the large manufacturing plants to small owner-operator installation businesses, right around the country. Technology and materials also offer variety, with windows and doors made of aluminium, timber, PVC or composites. While architectural aluminium joinery is the largest subsector, there is also a lot of opportunity in timber and PVC joinery.