Tile and Marble Setters:

Apply hard tile, marble, and wood tile to walls, floors, ceilings, and roof decks.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $36,380.00
Average Time to Fill 39 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 601
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 7.95 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Resource Allocation
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Sand metal or plastic objects
Level sand, dirt, concrete, or gravel bedding or foundation
Align masonry materials
Prepare sites or surfaces for concrete, masonry, or related construction work
Spread concrete or other aggregate mixtures
Mix chemicals safely according to instructions
Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities
Mix masonry materials such as mortar, grout, slurry, or concrete
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Apply adhesives to construction materials
Cut metal or plastic material
Cut flexible flooring material such as carpet, vinyl, or linoleum
Cut masonry material such as stone, tile, or brick
Install building fixtures
Don/Doff construction, extraction, or mining related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Fabricate manufactured products, parts, or components by hand
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured tile or masonry products by hand
Apply grouting or mortar
Shape stone, tile, brick, or related masonry products

Performing General Physical Activities

Build masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Lay masonry material such as brick, block, paver, stone, or tile
Apply plaster, stucco, or joint compound mixtures to walls or ceilings
Replace damaged masonry material such as bricks or tile
Repair cracks, defects, or damage in installed building materials
Repair structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Repair damaged masonry material such as bricks or tile
Perform concrete fabrication
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Install prefabricated building components
Build structures in construction, repair, or manufacturing setting
Review construction specifications
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
Erect scaffold on work site
Remove worn, damaged or outdated materials from work areas
Remove excess materials from finished construction projects
Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities
Move heavy objects in construction, extraction, or mining settings
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Estimate construction project labor requirements
Estimate construction, extraction, or mining project material requirements
Estimate project material requirements
Determine equipment or tool requirements for projects
Estimate project labor requirements
Measure tile or masonry materials
Verify levelness, verticality, or alignment of structures, equipment, or materials
Measure work site or construction dimensions
Measure materials or objects for installation or assembly
Estimate construction project costs

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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.

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