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drywall installer and finisher


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB
T6V0A9

Salary

$30.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Residential
  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Various locations
  • Work in employer's/client's home

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
  • Position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joists
  • Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry
  • Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound
  • Cut openings in lath for heating and ventilation piping, ducts and electrical outlets
  • Install corner beads and wire mesh around beams to which plaster is to be applied
  • 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
  • Prepare wall and ceiling layouts

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Tight deadlines
  • Walking
  • Work under pressure

Own tools/equipment

  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player

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