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hand stone polisher


Source: Job Bank

Location

Richmond, BC
V6V1J8

Salary

$25.50 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 7 months to less than 1 year

Work site environment

  • Noisy
  • Dusty

Work setting

  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Construct clay models and moulds for use in casting concrete products
  • Operate blade or wire saws to cut blocks of stone to specified dimensions
  • Record manufacturing information such as quantity, size and type of goods produced
  • Set up and operate automatic machines that mix ingredients, extrude tempered clay mixture and cut extruded clay into sections
  • Set up, adjust and operate single-function machines to mix, drill, grind and cut concrete to specifications
  • Build and repair wooden frames used to mould concrete products
  • Check products for quality control
  • Move products using forklift, crane or hydraulic hoist
  • Operate machines to grind and polish surfaces of stone blocks, slabs or other stone products to specific shape or design and to produce a smooth finish
  • Operate mechanical or hydraulic ram and hot-presses to form pottery and porcelain ware
  • Perform ongoing machine adjustments
  • Position reinforcing rods or wire mesh in moulds
  • Prepare and mix slip
  • Fill moulds with concrete
  • Fill moulds with slip to form pottery and porcelain ware
  • Operate machines to drill holes in blocks or slabs of stone according to specifications
  • Operate vibrating tables to settle concrete
  • Finish stone products with spray paint and by mounting plaques or installing concrete bases
  • Tamp concrete using electric vibrator
  • Remove castings from moulds
  • Finish surfaces of castings using screed or trowel
  • Cut cured concrete pipe sections with saw or chisel and cement sections together to form odd-shaped fittings

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 40 hours per week

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