Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles:

Apply blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, or decorative coverings to floors.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $31,360.00
Average Time to Fill 44 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 274
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 12.18 %

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Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Install wooden structural components such as sub flooring, rough framing, or partitions
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Review construction specifications
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Build masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Install interior wood fixtures such as doors, floors, window frames, trim, or stairs
Remodel residential or commercial structures
Install flooring such as carpet, linoleum, or tile
Install construction support structures such as lathing, back up frames, or metal studs
Install shock-absorbing or acoustical paneling or tiles on wall or ceiling
Install siding or sheeting materials
Erect supports and hangers for equipment and piping
Install drywall, plasterboard, or wallboard
Install glass in windows, skylights, or other structural surfaces
Install sheet metal assemblies in supportive framework
Construct wooden frameworks or structures
Install prefabricated building components
Trim excess material from installations
Finish floor, furniture, or related wood surfaces
Position construction forms or molds
Repair prefabricated wooden building components
Repair cracks, defects, or damage in installed building materials
Install trim or paneling
Assemble temporary equipment or structures
Build pens, yards, cages, and other enclosures
Erect scaffold on work site
Install safety or support equipment
Remove finish from furniture, walls, or related structures
Protect structures or surfaces near work areas to avoid damage
Perform structural repair or assembly work
Finish concrete surfaces
Fit construction materials such as wood
Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Install insulating materials
Join wood or other construction materials
Anchor wooden structures, frameworks, or forms
Repair wooden frameworks or structures
Install roofing materials such as shingles, tile, slate, or asphalt
Install storm, sanitation, or water piping systems above and below ground
Lay masonry material such as brick, block, paver, stone, or tile
Apply plaster, stucco, or joint compound mixtures to walls or ceilings
Perform concrete fabrication
Clean work sites
Remove worn, damaged or outdated materials from work areas
Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities
Remove excess materials from finished construction projects
Attach moisture barrier sheeting over construction surfaces
Move materials, equipment, or supplies
Move construction or extraction materials to locations where they are needed
Move heavy objects in construction, extraction, or mining settings
Load or unload materials used in construction or extraction
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work
Load/Unload containers, materials, or products

Handling and Moving Objects

Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces
Apply adhesives to construction materials
Prepare building surfaces for paint, finishes, wallpaper, or adhesives
Perform basic carpentry
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Cut flexible flooring material such as carpet, vinyl, or linoleum
Prepare sites or surfaces for concrete, masonry, or related construction work
Cut construction material
Paint surfaces such as walls
Cut masonry material such as stone, tile, or brick
Cut wood components for installation
Build construction forms or molds
Fabricate manufactured products, parts, or components by hand
Sand metal or plastic objects
Spread concrete or other aggregate mixtures
Install building fixtures
Polish stone or concrete using a surfacing machine
Drill holes in construction materials
Install/Remove finish hardware such as locks or hinges
Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities
Mix paint or other finishes according to instructions
Install interior cabinets
Build cabinets or related interior wood fixtures
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured wood products by hand
Mix masonry materials such as mortar, grout, slurry, or concrete
Construct electrical parts or fixtures
Drill holes in earth or rock for activities such as blasting
Prepare explosives for detonation

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