drywall taper
Timmins (ON)
3d ago
source : Gouvernement du Canada


Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

5 years or more

Weight HandlingUp to 23 kg (50 lbs)Work SettingResidential; Institutional; CommercialSecurity and SafetyCriminal record checkOwn Tools / EquipmentSteel-

  • toed safety bootsWork Site EnvironmentNoisy; Dusty; HotWork Conditions and Physical CapabilitiesWork under pressure; Repetitive tasks;
  • Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Hand-eye co-ordination; Sound discrimination; Standing for extended periods;
  • Walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Large workload; Tight deadlines; Overtime requiredWork Location InformationVarious locationsPersonal SuitabilityFlexibility;
  • Team player; Excellent oral communication; Client focus; Dependability; Judgement; ReliabilityPlasterer Specific SkillsSpray acoustic or texture materials over walls and ceilings;
  • Mix plaster ingredients to desired consistency; Apply, level and smooth coats of plaster; Trowel or spray coats of stucco over exteriors of buildings to form weatherproof surfaces;
  • Finish corners and angles and create decorative designs in finish coat, if required; Mould and install ornamental plaster panels, cornices and trim;
  • Cure freshly plastered surfacesDrywall Installer and Finisher Specific SkillsMeasure, cut, fit and install drywall sheets;
  • Cut and install metal corner beads to protect exterior corners; Fill joints, nail indentations, holes and cracks with joint compound using trowel and broad knife;
  • Tape over joints using taping machine and embed tape in compound; Fabricate and install suspended metal ceiling grids and place in panels to form acoustical and coffered ceilings;
  • Smooth out excess compound and allow coat to dry; Apply successive coats of compound and sand seams and joints; Position and secure sheets to metal or wooden studs or joistsLather Specific SkillsInstall exterior and interior steel studs;
  • Install vapour barriers and thermal and sound insulation; Attach metal or gypsum lath to studs or furring; Install metal stud framing and furring for interior drywall or plaster walls and ceilings, using hand and power tools;
  • Cut openings in lath for heating and ventilation piping, ducts and electrical outlets; Prepare wall and ceiling layouts;
  • Install corner beads and wire mesh around beams to which plaster is to be applied; Install acoustic tile, hangers for suspended ceilings and metal studs for composition wallboard or lath

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