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Tilesetter

Employer

1798861 Alberta Inc

Date Posted

November 06, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $32.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 25, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

1798861 Alberta Inc

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

Dusty

Work setting

  • Commercial
  • Residential

Tasks

  • Prepare, measure and mark surfaces to be covered
  • Mix, apply and spread mortar, cement, mastic, glue or other adhesives using hand trowel
  • Set tiles in place and apply pressure to affix them to base
  • Align and straighten tiles
  • Cut and fit tiles around obstacles and openings using hand and power cutting tools
  • Pack grout into joints between tiles and remove excess grout
  • Remove and replace cracked or damaged tiles
  • Lay and set mosaic tiles to create decorative wall, mural and floor designs
  • Build underbeds and install anchor bolts, wires and brackets
  • Cut, surface, polish and install marble and granite
  • Mix, lay and polish terra surfaces
  • Install tile strips

Security and safety

Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Overtime required

Own tools/equipment

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

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Tilesetter is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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