Brick and Block Masons
Lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.
- Calculates angles and courses and determines vertical and horizontal alignment of courses.
- Breaks or cuts bricks, tiles, or blocks to size, using edge of trowel, hammer, or power saw.
- Cleans working surface to remove scale, dust, soot, or chips of brick and mortar, using broom, wire brush, or scrapper.
- Fastens or fuses brick or other building material to structure with wire clamps, anchor holes, torch, or cement.
- Sprays or spreads refractory material over brickwork to protect against deterioration.
- Measures distance from reference points and marks guidelines to lay out work, using plumb bobs and levels.
- Lays and aligns bricks, blocks, or tiles to build or repair structures or high-temperature equipment, such as cupola, kilns, ovens, or furnaces.
- Removes burned or damaged brick or mortar, using sledgehammer, crowbar, chipping gun, or chisel.
- Mixes specified amount of sand, clay, dirt, or mortar powder with water to form refractory mixture.
- Applies and smoothes mortar or other mixture over work surface and removes excess, using trowel and hand tools.
- Examines brickwork or structure to determine need for repair.
- Equipment Selection
- Product Inspection
- Information Ordering
- Manual Dexterity
- Extent Flexibility
- Dynamic Strength
- Handling and Moving Objects
- Performing General Physical Activities
- Controlling Machines and Processes
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Implementing Ideas, Programs, etc.
- Consequence of Error
- Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
- Using Hands on Objects, Tools, Controls