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drywall installer


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB
T6M0H4

Salary

$30.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Tasks

  • Instruct apprentices
  • Supervise other workers
  • Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints
  • Apply, level and smooth coats of plaster
  • Clean and prepare surfaces
  • Cure freshly plastered surfaces
  • Cut and install metal corner beads to protect exterior corners
  • Fill joints, nail indentations, holes and cracks with joint compound using trowel and broad knife
  • Finish corners and angles and create decorative designs in finish coat, if required
  • Measure, cut, fit and install drywall sheets
  • Mix plaster ingredients to desired consistency
  • Mould and install ornamental plaster panels, cornices and trim
  • Position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joists
  • Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry
  • Spray acoustic or texture materials over walls and ceilings
  • Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound
  • Trowel or spray coats of stucco over exteriors of buildings to form weatherproof surfaces
  • Install exterior and interior steel studs
  • Install metal stud framing and furring for interior drywall or plaster walls and ceilings, using hand and power tools
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Physically demanding
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 40 hours per week

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