Carpet Installers Summary Report

Carpet Installers Summary Report
Tasks
Technology Skills
Knowledge
Skills
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Inspect the surface to be covered to determine its condition, and correct any imperfections that might show through carpet or cause carpet to wear unevenly.See more occupations related to this task.
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Roll out, measure, mark, and cut carpeting to size with a carpet knife, following floor sketches and allowing extra carpet for final fitting.See more occupations related to this task.
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Join edges of carpet and seam edges where necessary, by sewing or by using tape with glue and heated carpet iron.See more occupations related to this task.
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Cut and trim carpet to fit along wall edges, openings, and projections, finishing the edges with a wall trimmer.See more occupations related to this task.
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Plan the layout of the carpet, allowing for expected traffic patterns and placing seams for best appearance and longest wear.See more occupations related to this task.
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Stretch carpet to align with walls and ensure a smooth surface, and press carpet in place over tack strips or use staples, tape, tacks or glue to hold carpet in place.See more occupations related to this task.
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Take measurements and study floor sketches to calculate the area to be carpeted and the amount of material needed.See more occupations related to this task.
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Install carpet on some floors using adhesive, following prescribed method.See more occupations related to this task.
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Clean up before and after installation, including vacuuming carpet and discarding remnant pieces.See more occupations related to this task.
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Measure, cut and install tackless strips along the baseboard or wall.See more occupations related to this task.
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Nail tack strips around area to be carpeted or use old strips to attach edges of new carpet.See more occupations related to this task.
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Cut carpet padding to size and install padding, following prescribed method.See more occupations related to this task.
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Fasten metal treads across door openings or where carpet meets flooring to hold carpet in place.See more occupations related to this task.
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Draw building diagrams and record dimensions.See more occupations related to this task.
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Move furniture from area to be carpeted and remove old carpet and padding.See more occupations related to this task.
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Cut and bind material.
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Calendar and scheduling software
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Computer aided design CAD software Hot technology
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Data base user interface and query software
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Office suite software
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Project management software
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Spreadsheet software
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Word processing software
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Customer and Personal Service
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Mathematics
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Administration and Management
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English Language
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Building and Construction
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Production and Processing
— RFMS Schedule ProSee more occupations related to this technology.
— Autodesk AutoCAD Hot technologySee more occupations related to this technology.
— Aya Associates Comp-U-Floor; Carpet Dealer Management System CDMS; Flooring Technologies QFloors; Textile Management Systems RollMaster (see all 5 examples)See more occupations related to this technology.
— Microsoft Office Hot technologySee more occupations related to this technology.
— FIRST Flooring; FloorCOST Estimator for Excel; FloorRight; Measure Square FloorEstimate Pro (see all 5 examples)See more occupations related to this technology.
— Microsoft Excel Hot technologySee more occupations related to this technology.
— Microsoft Word Hot technology
— 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.See more occupations related to this knowledge.
— Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.See more occupations related to this knowledge.
— 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.
— 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.
— 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.
— Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
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Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.See more occupations related to this skill.
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Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.See more occupations related to this skill.
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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.
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Mathematics — Using mathematics to solve problems.See more occupations related to this skill.
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Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.See more occupations related to this skill.
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Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.See more occupations related to this skill.
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