Mosaic tilesetter (NOC: 7283)

Job type:
Two Years
Bowerbird Renovations
Ontario (ON)
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Looking for a Mosaic Tilesetter with Design Experience and Ability. (NOC: 7283)

Completion of high school, Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training/Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
Languages: Speak English, Read English, Write English
Major Work Area: Construction, Repair, Specialty design work
Type of Establishment/Work Setting Experience: Commercial, Residential, Shopwork
Area of Specialization: General tilesetting (floors, walls, ceilings, etc.), Ceramics, Terrazzo work, Marble and granite, Exterior veneers, Glass mosaics or murals, Decorative pillars and arches
Materials Used: Ceramic, Mosaic, Marble, Quarry, Slate, Stone, Terrazzo, Granite, Vinyl

Specific Skills:
Prepare, measure and mark surfaces to be covered, Mix, apply and spread adhesive substances, Set tiles in place and apply pressure to affix them to base, Align and straighten tiles, Cut and fit tiles around obstacles, Pack grout into joints and between tiles, Remove and replace cracked or damaged tiles, Determine best layout of tiles, Reinforce surfaces or build required underbases, Cut, surface, polish and install marble and granite, Install terrazzo surfaces and polish surfaces by hand or using machines, Install pre-cast terrazzo, granite or marble units

Additional Skills:
Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications, Prepare rough plans and sketches, Estimate labour and material costs, Work at heights

Own Tools/Equipment:

  • Tools, Steel-toed safety boots, Hard hat, Safety glasses/goggles

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:

  • Physically demanding, Handling heavy loads, Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Site Environment:

  • Odours.

Transportation/Travel Information:

  • Own transportation or public transportation

Work Location Information:

  • On-site customer service
Essential Skills:
Reading text, Document use, Numeracy, Writing, Oral communication, Working with others, Problem solving, Decision making, Critical thinking, Job task planning and organizing, Significant use of memory, Finding information, Computer use, Continuous learning

Design experience is crucial. Must be able to design and execute complicated mosaics for residential and commercial tile work.