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"Floor Layer, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tile"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Apply blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, or decorative coverings to floors.

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

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Floor Layer, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tile"

1) Apply adhesive cement to floor or wall material to join and adhere foundation material.

2) Cut covering and foundation materials, according to blueprints and sketches.

 

3) Cut flooring material to fit around obstructions.

4) Determine traffic areas and decide location of seams.

5) Form a smooth foundation by stapling plywood or Masonite over the floor or by brushing waterproof compound onto surface and filling cracks with plaster, putty, or grout to seal pores.

 

6) Heat and soften floor covering materials to patch cracks or fit floor coverings around irregular surfaces, using blowtorch.

7) Inspect surface to be covered to ensure that it is firm and dry.

8) Lay out, position, and apply shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, or decorative coverings to floors, walls, and cabinets, following guidelines to keep courses straight and create designs.

9) Measure and mark guidelines on surfaces or foundations, using chalk lines and dividers.

10) Remove excess cement to clean finished surface.

11) Roll and press sheet wall and floor covering into cement base to smooth and finish surface, using hand roller.

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12) Sweep, scrape, sand, or chip dirt and irregularities to clean base surfaces, correcting imperfections that may show through the covering.

13) Trim excess covering materials, tack edges, and join sections of covering material to form tight joint.

14) Disconnect and remove appliances, light fixtures, and worn floor and wall covering from floors, walls, and cabinets.

Job Description for "Floor Layer, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tile" continued here...

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


"Floor Layer, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tile"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-E-C        SOC:  47-2042.00


 

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