POSITION TITLE

Tile Apprentice

DEPARTMENT

Installation

POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

Apprentice is to work with senior mechanic to assist them in the installation of a variety of ceramic, glass, and stone tile; participate in 3-year formal Apprentice Program

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Reports to: Project Manager

Reports to: Lead Installer for job site work assignments

REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

Required: High School or GED and completed Helper position

Preferred: Above plus referral from supervisor affirming abilities to succeed in Apprentice Program

LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATIONS

Required: Valid Driver’s License and Proof of Insurance

EXPERIENCE

Required: 12 months as a Helper

Preferred: 18 months as a Helper

TRANSPORTATION

Required: Reliable vehicle

Preferred: Truck or Van

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and function under time constraints
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to work safely
  • Communication skills: verbal and written
  • Ability to mix thinset & grout
  • Ability to unload trucks
  • Knowledge of grouting methods
  • Ability to sweep floors
  • Knowledge of job site cleanup requirements
  • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Ability to accurately read a level and tape measure
  • Problem solving skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to follow directions and give directions
  • Ability to read blue prints, drawings, and specifications
  • Knowledge of products
  • Ability to square and layout an area to receive flooring and/or walls
  • Ability to mud floors or walls
  • Ability to rework floors and walls
  • Ability participate in 3-year apprentice program

PHYSICAL

Walking, stooping, and lifting up to 50lbs. unassisted; Must have the ability to twist and have full use of head and torso; Must be able to reach, grasp, bend and flex arms, legs, wrists, and hands; Hand movement must allow for holding all hand tools and power equipment; should have excellent sight and hearing

MENTAL

Mathematical: Strong math skills

Language: English – verbal and written

WORKING CONDITIONS

Construction sites and residences, both new and remodel; Driving to job sites, shop, and vendors; Prolonged standing, climbing bending and kneeling, working with sharp and rough materials, working with sharp tools and power equipment; Subject to variable weather conditions, moderate to high noise levels; Exposure to airborne particles; Wear respirator, safety glasses, ear plugs, latex gloves; May be required to work alone on a job site