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ceramic tile installer


Source: Job Bank

Location

Surrey, BC
V3W2V7

Salary

$28.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 32 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Experience an asset
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Noisy

Work setting

  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Residential

Tasks

  • Prepare, measure and mark surfaces to be covered
  • Mix, apply and spread mortar, cement, mastic, glue or other adhesives using hand trowel
  • Prepare rough plans and sketches
  • Set tiles in place and apply pressure to affix them to base
  • Align and straighten tiles
  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Cut and fit tiles around obstacles and openings using hand and power cutting tools
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Pack grout into joints between tiles and remove excess grout
  • Remove and replace cracked or damaged tiles
  • Supervise other workers
  • Lay and set mosaic tiles to create decorative wall, mural and floor designs
  • Build underbeds and install anchor bolts, wires and brackets
  • Cut, surface, polish and install marble and granite
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Mix, lay and polish terra surfaces
  • Install tile strips

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people

Security and safety

  • Driver's validity licence check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

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