Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters:

Help brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, or tile and marble setters by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $32,020.00
Average Time to Fill 47 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 930
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 13.57 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Resource Allocation
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Build masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Install construction support structures such as lathing, back up frames, or metal studs
Lay masonry material such as brick, block, paver, stone, or tile
Perform concrete fabrication
Erect scaffold on work site
Install roofing materials such as shingles, tile, slate, or asphalt
Move materials, equipment, or supplies
Move construction or extraction materials to locations where they are needed
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Move heavy objects in construction, extraction, or mining settings
Install wooden structural components such as sub flooring, rough framing, or partitions
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Review construction specifications
Install shock-absorbing or acoustical paneling or tiles on wall or ceiling
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 storm, sanitation, or water piping systems above and below ground
Install prefabricated building components
Install siding or sheeting materials
Erect supports and hangers for equipment and piping
Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities
Remove excess materials from finished construction projects
Fit construction materials such as wood
Install insulating materials
Join wood or other construction materials
Remodel residential or commercial structures
Apply plaster, stucco, or joint compound mixtures to walls or ceilings
Repair prefabricated wooden building components
Repair cracks, defects, or damage in installed building materials
Perform structural repair or assembly work
Remove worn, damaged or outdated materials from work areas
Clean work sites
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work
Identify relevant safety procedures
Attach moisture barrier sheeting over construction surfaces

Handling and Moving Objects

Cut masonry material such as stone, tile, or brick
Mix masonry materials such as mortar, grout, slurry, or concrete
Prepare sites or surfaces for concrete, masonry, or related construction work
Cut construction material
Level sand, dirt, concrete, or gravel bedding or foundation
Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Apply grouting or mortar
Shape construction materials such as wood
Shape stone, tile, brick, or related masonry products
Sand metal or plastic objects
Prepare building surfaces for paint, finishes, wallpaper, or adhesives
Polish stone or concrete using a surfacing machine
Paint surfaces such as walls
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured tile or masonry products by hand
Perform basic plumbing
Install water or sewer treatment plant equipment
Perform basic carpentry
Weld metal structures
Prepare explosives for detonation
Operate pipe fitting equipment
Set-up heavy construction equipment
Dismantle/Reassemble rigging
Drill holes in earth or rock for activities such as blasting
Construct electrical parts or fixtures

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Customer Service
Supervisory Skills
Commercial Construction
New Construction

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