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16 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles.

  • 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.
47-2142.00 Paperhangers
  • Fill holes, cracks, and other surface imperfections preparatory to covering surfaces.
  • Apply sizing to seal surfaces and maximize adhesion of coverings to surfaces.
47-2121.00 Glaziers Bright Outlook
  • Fasten glass panes into wood sashes or frames with clips, points, or moldings, adding weather seals or putty around pane edges to seal joints.
  • Pack spaces between moldings and glass with glazing compounds and trim excess material with glazing knives.
47-2161.00 Plasterers and Stucco Masons
  • Clean and prepare surfaces for applications of plaster, cement, stucco, or similar materials, such as by drywall taping.
  • Rough the undercoat surface with a scratcher so the finish coat will adhere.
47-2051.00 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Wet surface to prepare for bonding, fill holes and cracks with grout or slurry, and smooth, using trowel.
47-3014.00 Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons
  • Fill cracks or breaks in surfaces of plaster articles or areas with putty or epoxy compounds.
47-2071.00 Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators Bright Outlook
  • Place strips of material, such as cork, asphalt, or steel into joints, or place rolls of expansion-joint material on machines that automatically insert material.
47-2081.00 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
  • Seal joints between ceiling tiles and walls.
47-2131.00 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall Green Occupation
  • Prepare surfaces for insulation application by brushing or spreading on adhesives, cement, or asphalt, or by attaching metal pins to surfaces.
47-2132.00 Insulation Workers, Mechanical Bright Outlook
  • Prepare surfaces for insulation application by brushing or spreading on adhesives, cement, or asphalt, or by attaching metal pins to surfaces.
47-2041.00 Carpet Installers
  • Inspect the surface to be covered to determine its condition, and correct any imperfections that might show through carpet or cause carpet to wear unevenly.
47-2031.01 Construction Carpenters Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Fill cracks or other defects in plaster or plasterboard and sand patch, using patching plaster, trowel, and sanding tool.