Brickmasons and Blockmasons Summary Report

Tasks
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Measure distance from reference points and mark guidelines to lay out work, using plumb bobs and levels.See more occupations related to this task.
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Construct corners by fastening in plumb position a corner pole or building a corner pyramid of bricks, and filling in between the corners using a line from corner to corner to guide each course, or layer, of brick.See more occupations related to this task.
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Apply and smooth mortar or other mixture over work surface.See more occupations related to this task.
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Calculate angles and courses and determine vertical and horizontal alignment of courses.See more occupations related to this task.
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Break or cut bricks, tiles, or blocks to size, using trowel edge, hammer, or power saw.See more occupations related to this task.
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Interpret blueprints and drawings to determine specifications and to calculate the materials required.See more occupations related to this task.
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Remove excess mortar with trowels and hand tools, and finish mortar joints with jointing tools, for a sealed, uniform appearance.See more occupations related to this task.
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Fasten or fuse brick or other building material to structure with wire clamps, anchor holes, torch, or cement.See more occupations related to this task.
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Clean working surface to remove scale, dust, soot, or chips of brick and mortar, using broom, wire brush, or scraper.See more occupations related to this task.
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Examine brickwork or structure to determine need for repair.See more occupations related to this task.
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Mix specified amounts of sand, clay, dirt, or mortar powder with water to form refractory mixtures.See more occupations related to this task.
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Remove burned or damaged brick or mortar, using sledgehammer, crowbar, chipping gun, or chisel.See more occupations related to this task.
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Lay and align bricks, blocks, or tiles to build or repair structures or high temperature equipment, such as cupola, kilns, ovens, or furnaces.
Technology Skills
Accounting software — Intuit QuickBooks Hot technologySee more occupations related to this technology.
Analytical or scientific software — Construction Management Software ProEstSee more occupations related to this technology.
Computer aided design CAD software Hot technology — RISA Technologies RISA-3DSee more occupations related to this technology.
Office suite software — Microsoft Office Hot technologySee more occupations related to this technology.
Operating system software — Microsoft Windows Hot technologySee more occupations related to this technology.
Project management software — CPR Visual Estimator; Daystar iStructural.com; Estimating software; Tradesman's Software Master EstimatorSee more occupations related to this technology.
Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel Hot technology
Knowledge
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.See more occupations related to this knowledge.
Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.See more occupations related to this knowledge.
English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.See more occupations related to this knowledge.
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.See more occupations related to this knowledge.
Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.See more occupations related to this knowledge.
Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.See more occupations related to this knowledge.
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.See more occupations related to this knowledge.
Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Skills
Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.See more occupations related to this skill.
Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.See more occupations related to this skill.
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.See more occupations related to this skill.
Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.See more occupations related to this skill.
Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.See more occupations related to this skill.
Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.See more occupations related to this skill.
Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.See more occupations related to this skill.
Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
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