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"Taper"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Seal joints between plasterboard or other wallboard to prepare wall surface for painting or papering.

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

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Taper"

1) Remove extra compound after surfaces have been covered sufficiently.

2) Sand rough spots of dried cement between applications of compounds.

3) Apply texturizing compounds and primers to walls and ceilings before final finishing, using trowels, brushes, rollers, or spray guns.

4) Check adhesives to ensure that they will work and will remain durable.

5) Countersink nails or screws below surfaces of walls before applying sealing compounds, using hammers or screwdrivers.

6) Install metal molding at wall corners to secure wallboard.

7) Mix sealing compounds by hand or with portable electric mixers.

8) Press paper tape over joints to embed tape into sealing compound and to seal joints.

9) Seal joints between plasterboard or other wallboard in order to prepare wall surfaces for painting or papering.

 

 

11) Spread and smooth cementing material over tape, using trowels or floating machines to blend joints with wall surfaces.

12) Spread sealing compound between boards or panels and over cracks, holes, and nail and screw heads, using trowels, broadknives, or spatulas.


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13) Use mechanical applicators that spread compounds and embed tape in one operation.

14) Apply additional coats to fill in holes and make surfaces smooth.

15) Sand or patch nicks or cracks in plasterboard or wallboard.

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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:  47-2082.00