Floor Layers (not including Carpet, Wood, and Hard Tiles)
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Also known as:
Composition Floor Layer, Cork Floor Installer, Laminate Floor Installer, Linoleum Installer, Resilient Tile Installer, Shock-Absorption Floor Layer, Vinyl Flooring Installer, Vinyl Installer
|Critical decision making|| |
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|Job challenge and pressure to meet deadlines|| |
|Dealing and handling conflict|| |
|Competition for this position|| |
|Communication with others|| |
|Work closely with team members, clients etc.|| |
|Comfort of the work setting|| |
|Exposure to extreme environmental conditions|| |
|Exposure to job hazards|| |
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Roll and press sheet wall and floor covering into cement base to smooth and finish surface, using hand roller.
Disconnect and remove appliances, light fixtures, and worn floor and wall covering from floors, walls, and cabinets.
Remove excess cement to clean finished surface.
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.
Trim excess covering materials, tack edges, and join sections of covering material to form tight joint.
Sweep, scrape, sand, or chip dirt and irregularities to clean base surfaces, correcting imperfections that may show through the covering.
Lay out, position, and apply shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, or decorative coverings to floors, walls, and cabinets, following guidelines to keep courses straight and create designs.
Apply adhesive cement to floor or wall material to join and adhere foundation material.
Measure and mark guidelines on surfaces or foundations, using chalk lines and dividers.
Cut covering and foundation materials, according to blueprints and sketches.
Determine traffic areas and decide location of seams.
|Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates||Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.|
|Getting Information||Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.|
|Making Decisions and Solving Problems||Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.|
|Scheduling Work and Activities||Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.|
|Processing Information||Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.|
|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.|
|Handling and Moving Objects||Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.|
|Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work||Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.|
|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.|
|Customer and Personal Service||Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.|
|Mathematics||Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.|
|Mechanical||Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.|
|Production and Processing||Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.|
|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.|
|Education and Training||Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.|
|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.|
|Speaking||Talking to others to convey information effectively.|
|Monitoring||Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.|
|Critical Thinking||Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.|
|Social Perceptiveness||Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.|
|Coordination||Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.|
|Time Management||Managing one's own time and the time of others.|
|Judgment and Decision Making||Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.|