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Granite Setter Posted on Oct 10, 2017 by Granite Solutions Inc

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jan 03, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Granite Solutions Inc

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Experience

5 years or more

Additional Skills

  • Supervise other workers
  • Prepare rough plans and sketches
  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Estimate costs and materials

Work Setting

  • Residential
  • 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
  • Pack grout into joints between tiles and remove excess grout
  • Build underbeds and install anchor bolts, wires and brackets
  • Lay and set mosaic tiles to create decorative wall, mural and floor designs
  • Mix, lay and polish terra surfaces
  • Install tile strips

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

  • 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
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

On-site customer service

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement
  • 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

Jan 03, 2018

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Granite Setter is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Tilesetters
NOC code: 7283
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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