Drywall Taper - Drywall Solutions Corp.

Date Posted: May 27, 2024

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • No degree certificate or diploma

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Work site environment

  • Dusty
  • Noisy

Work setting

  • Commercial
  • Residential

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Supervise other workers
  • Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints
  • Apply level and smooth coats of plaster
  • Clean and prepare surfaces
  • Cure freshly plastered surfaces
  • Cut and install metal corner beads to protect exterior corners
  • Fabricate and install suspended metal ceiling grids and place in panels to form acoustical and coffered ceilings
  • Fill joints nail indentations holes and cracks with joint compound using trowel and broad knife
  • Finish corners and angles and create decorative designs in finish coat if required
  • Measure cut fit and install drywall sheets
  • Mix plaster ingredients to desired consistency
  • Mould and install ornamental plaster panels cornices and trim
  • Position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joists
  • Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry
  • Spray acoustic or texture materials over walls and ceilings
  • Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound
  • Trowel or spray coats of stucco over exteriors of buildings to form weatherproof surfaces
  • Attach metal or gypsum lath to studs or furring
  • Cut openings in lath for heating and ventilation piping ducts and electrical outlets
  • Install acoustic tile hangers for suspended ceilings and metal studs for composition wallboard or lath
  • Install corner beads and wire mesh around beams to which plaster is to be applied
  • Install exterior and interior steel studs
  • Install metal stud framing and furring for interior drywall or plaster walls and ceilings using hand and power tools
  • Install vapour barriers and thermal and sound insulation
  • Prepare wall and ceiling layouts
  • Utilize laser alignment system
  • Read and interpret blueprints maps drawings and specifications
  • Work at heights on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Erect and install scaffolding falsework and other working platforms

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Bending crouching kneeling
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Manual dexterity
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Work under pressure

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