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"Stone Cutter and Carver"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Cut or carve stone according to diagrams and patterns.

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

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Stone Cutter and Carver"

1) Guides nozzle over stone following stencil outline or chips along marks to create design or work surface down to desired finish.

2) Drills holes, or cuts molding and grooves in stone.

 

3) Studies artistic objects or graphic materials, such as models, sketches, or blueprints and plans carving or cutting technique.

4) Lays out designs or dimensions on stone surface, by freehand or transfer from tracing paper, using scribe or chalk and measuring instruments.

5) Selects chisels, pneumatic or surfacing tools, or sandblasting nozzles and determines sequence of their use according to intricacy of design or figure.

 

6) Removes or adds stencil during blasting to create differences in depth of cuts, intricate designs, or rough, pitted finish.

7) Loads sandblasting equipment with abrasive, attaches nozzle to hose, and turns valves to admit compressed air and activate jet.

8) Verifies depth and dimensions of cut or carving, using measuring instruments, to ensure adherence to specifications.

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Job Description for "Stone Cutter and Carver" continued here...

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


"Stone Cutter and Carver"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-A-C        SOC:  51-9195.03


 

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