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Tile & Marble Setter

Job Summary

Responsible for installing tile, marble, terrazzo panels, and glass in buildings and residences. Applies tile to walls, ceilings, and floors for decorative purposes.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Apply tile or marble to ceilings and walls of buildings, including homes and businesses.
  • Install decorative concrete mixture in floor at schools, offices, and hospitals.
  • Measure and cut marble according to specifications.
  • Drill holes into the corners of marble sheet.
  • Insert fasteners into holes.
  • Create plaster mixture and apply to wall.
  • Press marble onto plaster mixture.
  • Squeeze special mix between slabs.
  • Smooth and finish mixture.
  • Clean off residue.
  • Remove damaged or destroyed tiles or marble.
  • Apply cement to walls, floors, and ceilings.
  • Set tile in place and push into cement.
  • Utilize tools such as hammers, chisels, trowels, putty knives, power grinders, and polishers.
  • Crack tiles to proper shape and size.
  • Apply base of mortar to floor.
  • Level mortar with straightedge.
  • Place metal strips in mortar.
  • Mix colored cement and marble chips to make the terrazzo.
  • Smooth mixture over mortar base.
  • Smooth and polish surface with machines.