Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
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Also known as:
Acoustical Ceiling Installer, Drywall Applicator, Drywall Finisher, Drywall Hanger, Drywall Installer, Drywall Sander, Drywall Stripper, Drywall Worker, Sheet Rock Applier, Sheet Rock Hanger
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|Job challenge and pressure to meet deadlines|| |
|Dealing and handling conflict|| |
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|Communication with others|| |
|Work closely with team members, clients etc.|| |
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|Exposure to extreme environmental conditions|| |
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Suspend angle iron grids or channel irons from ceilings, using wire.
Apply or mount acoustical tile or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings or walls of buildings to reduce reflection of sound or to decorate rooms.
Seal joints between ceiling tiles and walls.
Install blanket insulation between studs and tack plastic moisture barriers over insulation.
Scribe and cut edges of tile to fit walls where wall molding is not specified.
Remove existing plaster, drywall, or paneling, using crowbars and hammers.
Install horizontal and vertical metal or wooden studs to frames so that wallboard can be attached to interior walls.
Cut fixture or border tiles to size, using keyhole saws, and insert them into surrounding frameworks.
Fasten metal or rockboard lath to the structural framework of walls, ceilings, or partitions of buildings, using nails, screws, staples, or wire-ties.
Inspect furrings, mechanical mountings, or masonry surfaces for plumbness and level, using spirit or water levels.
Hang dry lines to wall moldings to guide positioning of main runners.
|Handling and Moving Objects||Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.|
|Getting Information||Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.|
|Performing General Physical Activities||Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.|
|Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material||Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.|
|Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates||Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.|
|Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work||Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.|
|Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others||Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.|
|Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment||Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.|
|Building and Construction||Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.|
|Mathematics||Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.|
|Mechanical||Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.|
|Public Safety and Security||Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.|
|Administration and Management||Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.|
|Design||Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.|
|English Language||Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.|
|Engineering and Technology||Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.|
|Critical Thinking||Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.|
|Judgment and Decision Making||Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.|
|Speaking||Talking to others to convey information effectively.|
|Coordination||Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.|
|Monitoring||Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.|
|Time Management||Managing one's own time and the time of others.|
|Active Listening||Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.|
|Reading Comprehension||Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.|