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"Ceiling Tile Installer"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Apply or mount acoustical tiles or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings and walls of buildings to reduce or reflect sound. Materials may be of decorative quality. Includes lathers who fasten wooden, metal, or rockboard lath to walls, ceilings or partitions of buildings to provide support base for plaster, fire-proofing, or acoustical material.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Ceiling Tile Installer"

1) Applies acoustical tiles or shock-absorbing materials to ceilings and walls of buildings to reduce or reflect sound and to decorate rooms.

2) Washes concrete surfaces with washing soda and zinc sulfate solution before mounting tile to increase adhesive qualities of surfaces.

3) Inspects furrings, mechanical mountings, and masonry surface for plumbness and level, using spirit or water level.

4) Hangs dry lines (stretched string) to wall molding to guide positioning of main runners.

5) Nails or screws molding to wall to support and seals joint between ceiling tile and wall.

6) Scribes and cuts edges of tile to fit wall where wall molding is not specified.

7) Nails channels or wood furring strips to surfaces to provide mounting for tile.

8) Measures and marks surface to lay out work according to blueprints and drawings.

9) Cuts tiles for fixture and borders, using keyhole saw, and inserts tiles into supporting framework.

 

 


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Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-E-C        SOC:  47-2081.01