Terrazzo Workers and Finishers
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Also known as:
Granite-Chip Terrazzo Finisher, Marble-Chip Terrazzo Worker, Onyx-Chip Terrazzo Worker, Rustic Terrazzo Setter, Terrazzo Finisher, Terrazzo Grinder, Terrazzo Installer, Terrazzo Layer, Terrazzo Setter, Terrazzo Worker
|Critical decision making|| |
|Level of responsibilities|| |
|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|| |
|Physical demands|| |
Blend marble chip mixtures, place into panels, and push a roller over the surface to embed the chips.
Clean chipped area, using wire brush, and feel and observe surface to determine if it is rough or uneven.
Cut metal division strips and press them into the terrazzo base for joints or changes of color to form designs or patterns or to help prevent cracks.
Mix cement, sand, and water to produce concrete, grout, or slurry, using hoe, trowel, tamper, scraper, or concrete-mixing machine.
Mold expansion joints and edges, using edging tools, jointers, or straightedges.
Wet surface to prepare for bonding, fill holes and cracks with grout or slurry, and smooth with a trowel.
Position and secure moisture membrane and wire mesh in preparation for pouring base materials for terrazzo installation.
Fill slight grinding depressions with matching grout material and hand-trowel for a smooth, uniform surface.
Clean installation site, mixing and storage areas, tools, machines, and equipment, and store materials and equipment.
Wash polished terrazzo surface, using cleaner and water, and apply sealer and curing agent according to manufacturer's specifications, using brush or sprayer.
Grind curved surfaces or areas inaccessible to surfacing machine, such as stairways or cabinet tops, with portable hand grinder.
|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.|
|Getting Information||Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.|
|Handling and Moving Objects||Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.|
|Controlling Machines and Processes||Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).|
|Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material||Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.|
|Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings||Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.|
|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.|
|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.|
|Design||Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.|
|Mathematics||Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.|
|English Language||Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.|
|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.|
|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.|
|Chemistry||Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.|
|Mechanical||Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.|
|Coordination||Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.|
|Quality Control Analysis||Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.|
|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.|
|Time Management||Managing one's own time and the time of others.|
|Monitoring||Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.|
|Operation Monitoring||Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.|
|Operation and Control||Controlling operations of equipment or systems.|