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drywall installer


Source: Job Bank

Location

Edmonton, AB, T6R0L6

Salary

$30.00 hourly

Additional Information

Work Site Environment

  • Dusty
  • Noisy

Work Setting

  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Supervise other workers
  • Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints
  • Apply, level and smooth coats of plaster
  • Clean and prepare surfaces
  • Cure freshly plastered surfaces
  • Cut and install metal corner beads to protect exterior corners
  • Fabricate and install suspended metal ceiling grids and place in panels to form acoustical and coffered ceilings
  • Fill joints, nail indentations, holes and cracks with joint compound using trowel and broad knife
  • Finish corners and angles and create decorative designs in finish coat, if required
  • Measure, cut, fit and install drywall sheets
  • Mix plaster ingredients to desired consistency
  • Mould and install ornamental plaster panels, cornices and trim
  • Position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joists
  • Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry
  • Spray acoustic or texture materials over walls and ceilings
  • Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound
  • Trowel or spray coats of stucco over exteriors of buildings to form weatherproof surfaces
  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Erect and install scaffolding, falsework and other working platforms

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Personal Suitability

  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

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