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47-2042.00 - Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles Bright Outlook

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Form a smooth foundation by stapling plywood or Masonite over the floor or by brushing waterproof compound onto surface and filling cracks with plaster, putty, or grout to seal pores.

47-3011.00 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Apply grout between joints of bricks or tiles, using grouting trowels.
  • Remove damaged tile, brick, or mortar, and clean or prepare surfaces, using pliers, hammers, chisels, drills, wire brushes, or metal wire anchors.
  • Correct surface imperfections or fill chipped, cracked, or broken bricks or tiles, using fillers, adhesives, or grouting materials.
47-2082.00 Tapers
  • Apply additional coats to fill in holes and make surfaces smooth.
  • Seal joints between plasterboard or other wallboard to prepare wall surfaces for painting or papering.
  • Apply texturizing compounds or primers to walls or ceilings before final finishing, using trowels, brushes, rollers, or spray guns.
47-2141.00 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
  • Fill cracks, holes, or joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers, using caulking guns or putty knives.
  • Apply primers or sealers to prepare new surfaces, such as bare wood or metal, for finish coats.
  • Wash and treat surfaces with oil, turpentine, mildew remover, or other preparations, and sand rough spots to ensure that finishes will adhere properly.
47-4099.03 Weatherization Installers and Technicians Bright Outlook   Green Occupation Green
  • Install and seal air ducts, combustion air openings, or ventilation openings to improve heating and cooling efficiency.
  • Prepare and apply weather-stripping, glazing, caulking, or door sweeps to reduce energy losses.
  • Apply spackling, compounding, or other materials to repair holes in walls.
47-2053.00 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers Bright Outlook
  • Fill slight grinding depressions with matching grout material and hand trowel for a smooth, uniform surface.
  • Wet surface to prepare for bonding, fill holes and cracks with grout or slurry, and smooth with a trowel.

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