drywall installer and finisher

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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Skilled Labor

or equivalent experienceAdditional SkillsSupervise other workersRead and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specificationsEstimate costs and materialsWork SettingResidentialCommercialOwn Tools/EquipmentToolsSteel-toed safety bootsHard hatSafety glasses/gogglesMaskWork Site EnvironmentAt heightsNoisyDustyTransportation/Travel InformationOwn vehicleWork Conditions and Physical CapabilitiesWork under pressureRepetitive tasksHandling heavy loadsPhysically demandingHand-eye co-ordinationBending, crouching, kneelingTight deadlinesWork Location InformationVarious locationsPersonal SuitabilityFlexibilityTeam playerDependabilityReliabilityPlasterer Specific SkillsSpray acoustic or texture materials over walls and ceilingsMix plaster ingredients to desired consistencyClean and prepare surfacesApply, level and smooth coats of plasterTrowel or spray coats of stucco over exteriors of buildings to form weatherproof surfacesFinish corners and angles and create decorative designs in finish coat, if requiredMould and install ornamental plaster panels, cornices and trimCure freshly plastered surfacesDrywall Installer and Finisher Specific SkillsMeasure, cut, fit and install drywall sheetsCut and install metal corner beads to protect exterior cornersFill joints, nail indentations, holes and cracks with joint compound using trowel and broad knifeTape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compoundSmooth out excess compound and allow coat to dryApply successive coats of compound and sand seams and jointsPosition and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joists