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Cut, miter, and glue piping insulation to insulate plumbing pipes and fittings.

47-2132.00 Insulation Workers, Mechanical   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, knives, and scissors.
  • Fit insulation around obstructions, and shape insulating materials and protective coverings as required.
  • Apply, remove, and repair insulation on industrial equipment, pipes, ductwork, or other mechanical systems such as heat exchangers, tanks, and vessels, to help control noise and maintain temperatures.
  • Cover, seal, or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with plastic covers, canvas strips, sealants, tape, cement, or asphalt mastic.
  • Prepare surfaces for insulation application by brushing or spreading on adhesives, cement, or asphalt, or by attaching metal pins to surfaces.
  • Distribute insulating materials evenly into small spaces within floors, ceilings, or walls, using blowers and hose attachments or cement mortar.
  • Move controls, buttons, or levers to start blowers, and to regulate flow of materials through nozzles.
47-2131.00 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall   Green Occupation Green
  • Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, power saws, knives, or scissors.
  • Fit, wrap, staple, or glue insulating materials to structures or surfaces, using hand tools or wires.
  • Cover and line structures with blown or rolled forms of materials to insulate against cold, heat, or moisture, using saws, knives, rasps, trowels, blowers, or other tools and implements.
  • Distribute insulating materials evenly into small spaces within floors, ceilings, or walls, using blowers and hose attachments, or cement mortars.
  • Move controls, buttons, or levers to start blowers and regulate flow of materials through nozzles.
  • Cover, seal, or finish insulated surfaces or access holes with plastic covers, canvas strips, sealants, tape, cement or asphalt mastic.
  • Prepare surfaces for insulation application by brushing or spreading on adhesives, cement, or asphalt, or by attaching metal pins to surfaces.
47-2044.00 Tile and Marble Setters Bright Outlook
  • Apply mortar to tile back, position the tile, and press or tap with trowel handle to affix tile to base.
  • Prepare surfaces for tiling by attaching lath or waterproof paper, or by applying a cement mortar coat to a metal screen.
  • Spread mastic or other adhesive base on roof deck to form base for promenade tile, using serrated spreader.
  • Cut tile backing to required size, using shears.
  • Brush glue onto manila paper on which design has been drawn and position tiles, finished side down, onto paper.
47-2041.00 Carpet Installers
  • Roll out, measure, mark, and cut carpeting to size with a carpet knife, following floor sketches and allowing extra carpet for final fitting.
  • Cut and trim carpet to fit along wall edges, openings, and projections, finishing the edges with a wall trimmer.
  • Cut carpet padding to size and install padding, following prescribed method.
  • Cut and bind material.
47-2142.00 Paperhangers
  • Apply adhesives to the backs of paper strips, using brushes, or dunk strips of prepasted wallcovering in water, wiping off any excess adhesive.
  • Measure and cut strips from rolls of wallpaper or fabric, using shears or razors.
  • Apply thinned glue to waterproof porous surfaces, using brushes, rollers, or pasting machines.
  • Mix paste, using paste powder and water, and brush paste onto surfaces.

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