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Job Details

Granite Setter

Posted on Feb 15, 2021 by A1 Granite & Marble Ltd

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $23.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 17, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

A1 Granite & Marble Ltd

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Major Work Area

Shopwork

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Driver's License

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Work Setting

  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Construction
  • Commercial

Specific Skills

  • Set tiles in place and apply pressure to affix them to base
  • Remove and replace cracked or damaged tiles
  • Prepare, measure and mark surfaces to be covered
  • Cut, surface, polish and install marble and granite
  • Align and straighten tiles
  • Mix, apply and spread mortar, cement, mastic, glue or other adhesives using hand trowel
  • Cut and fit tiles around obstacles and openings using hand and power cutting tools
  • Install tile strips

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Basic security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles

Work Site Environment

  • Odours
  • Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

On-site customer service

Sculpting, Engraving and Mold Making Medium

  • Stone
  • Marble

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Reliability

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Mar 17, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Granite Setter is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Tilesetters
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to cut and fit tiles around obstacles and openings

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to pack grout into joints between tiles and remove the excess; and in cutting, polishing and installing marble and granite

INNOVATIVE

Interest in creating decorative designs and in removing and replacing damaged tiles

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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