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floor covering installer


Source: Job Bank

Location

Richmond, BC
V6X4C9

Salary

$28.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 to less than 7 months

Work site environment

  • Odours
  • Dusty

Work setting

  • On-site customer service
  • Commercial
  • Residential
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Inspect, measure and mark surfaces to be covered
  • Measure, cut and fasten underlay and underpadding
  • Prepare flooring plans and scheduling
  • Measure, cut and install carpeting on floors
  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Measure, cut and install resilient floor coverings
  • Prepare and install hardwood floors
  • Inspect and repair damaged floor coverings
  • Conduct moisture, ph, temperature and other tests prior to flooring installations
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Prepare floors for installations
  • Remove existing floor coverings and contaminants
  • Install carpeting on walls or other surfaces
  • Employ knee kickers and other equipment to stretch carpeting
  • Perform direct glue-down carpet installations
  • Perform double-bond carpet installations
  • Install outdoor carpets
  • Install resilient stair components (special effects for the visually impaired)
  • Install materials on counter tops and raised platforms
  • Install vinyl decking materials

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Hand-eye co-ordination

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 to 40 hours per week

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