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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall.

  • Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, power saws, knives, or scissors.
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.
  • Measure, cut and install tackless strips along the baseboard or wall.
  • Cut carpet padding to size and install padding, following prescribed method.
  • Cut and bind material.
47-2121.00 Glaziers
  • Measure and mark outlines or patterns on glass to indicate cutting lines.
  • Measure mirrors and dimensions of areas to be covered to determine work procedures.
  • Measure, cut, fit, and press anti-glare adhesive film to glass or spray glass with tinting solution to prevent light glare.
47-2042.00 Floor Layers, Except Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Cut flooring material to fit around obstructions.
  • Measure and mark guidelines on surfaces or foundations, using chalk lines and dividers.
  • Cut covering and foundation materials, according to blueprints and sketches.
47-3012.00 Helpers--Carpenters
  • Perform tie spacing layout and measure, mark, drill or cut.
  • Cut and install insulating or sound-absorbing material.
  • Cut tile or linoleum to fit and spread adhesives on flooring for installation.
47-2081.00 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
  • Measure and mark surfaces to lay out work, according to blueprints or drawings, using tape measures, straightedges or squares, and marking devices.
  • Measure and cut openings in panels or tiles for electrical outlets, windows, vents, plumbing, or other fixtures, using keyhole saws or other cutting tools.
47-2044.00 Tile and Stone Setters Bright Outlook
  • Cut tile backing to required size, using shears.
  • Measure and cut metal lath to size for walls and ceilings, using tin snips.
47-3015.00 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Bright Outlook
  • Measure, cut, thread and assemble new pipe, placing the assembled pipe in hangers or other supports.
47-2142.00 Paperhangers
  • Measure and cut strips from rolls of wallpaper or fabric, using shears or razors.
47-2152.00 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
  • Locate and mark the position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, or fixtures in structures, using measuring instruments such as rulers or levels.
47-2021.00 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
  • Measure distance from reference points and mark guidelines to lay out work, using plumb bobs and levels.
47-2053.00 Terrazzo Workers and Finishers
  • Measure designated amounts of ingredients for terrazzo or grout, according to standard formulas and specifications, using graduated containers and scales, and load ingredients into portable mixer.
47-2031.00 Carpenters
  • Measure and mark cutting lines on materials, using a ruler, pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.
47-2132.00 Insulation Workers, Mechanical Bright Outlook
  • Measure and cut insulation for covering surfaces, using tape measures, handsaws, knives, and scissors.
47-5011.00 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
  • Weigh clay, and mix with water and chemicals to make drilling mud, using portable mixers.
47-2011.00 Boilermakers
  • Locate and mark reference points for columns or plates on boiler foundations, following blueprints and using straightedges, squares, transits, or measuring instruments.
47-2141.00 Painters, Construction and Maintenance
  • Cut stencils and brush or spray lettering or decorations on surfaces.
47-2152.04 Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians
  • Cut, miter, and glue piping insulation to insulate plumbing pipes and fittings.
47-5012.00 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
  • Weigh clay, and mix with water and chemicals to make drilling mud.
47-3013.00 Helpers--Electricians
  • Measure, cut, and bend wire and conduit, using measuring instruments and hand tools.
47-2211.00 Sheet Metal Workers
  • Lay out, measure, and mark dimensions and reference lines on material, such as roofing panels, using calculators, scribes, dividers, squares, or rulers.