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Floor tile layer needed in Canada by REMBRANDT FLOORING LTD 

As a Tilesetter, your duties may include: Laying and setting tiles to create decorative wall, mural and floor designs. Cutting and fitting tiles around obstacles and openings using hand and power cutting tools. Preparing, measuring and marking surfaces to be covered

Job details

  •  Location: Calgary, AB
  •  Salary: 29.00 hourly for 30 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Evening, Weekend, Overtime, Early Morning, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Other benefits
  •  vacancies: 3 vacancies

Tile and marble setters are responsible for installing hard tiles, wood, and marble in homes and offices. They determine the tile or marble pattern layout, cut and shape the tiles to size, and expertly install flooring fixtures using hand and machine tools.

We are looking for a skilled tile and marble setter to join our installation team. As a tile and marble setter, you will meet with clients to discuss their tiling needs, order stock supplies, cut tiles and marble to size, and install tiles and marble fittings to specification. You may also be required to prepare quotes and complete job reports.

To ensure success as a tile setter, you should have extensive knowledge of tiling and marbling techniques, a good eye for detail, and excellent communication skills. A top-notch tile setter expertly installs tiles and marble to meet the needs of the customer.

Tile Setter Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with clients to discuss their tiling and marbling needs.
  • Measuring the area that must be tiled or marbled to determine stock requirements.
  • Providing clients with accurate quotes for the intended job.
  • Ordering stock supplies and gathering tiling equipment.
  • Cutting and shaping tiles or marble to size.
  • Cleaning and leveling the surface area.
  • Applying tiling cement and arranging tiles or marble according to design plans.
  • Applying tiling grout.
  • Cleaning off excess grout and conducting post-installation inspections.
  • Processing work invoices.
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Tile Setter Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Previous experience as a tile and marble setter.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Basic carpentry skills.
  • Advanced mathematical skills.
  • Ability to operate hand and machine cutting tools.
  • Knowledge of tiling designs and installation techniques.
  • Ability to work crouching or kneeling for long periods.
  • Good problem-solving skills.

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Work site environment

  • Odours
  • Dusty

Work setting

  • Residential
  • Urban area

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Inspect, measure and mark surfaces to be covered
  • Measure, cut and fasten underlay and underpadding
  • Measure, cut and install carpeting on floors
  • Measure, cut and install resilient floor coverings
  • Prepare and install hardwood floors
  • Inspect and repair damaged floor coverings
  • Conduct moisture, ph, temperature and other tests prior to flooring installations
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Prepare floors for installations
  • Remove existing floor coverings and contaminants
  • Install carpeting on walls or other surfaces
  • Employ knee kickers and other equipment to stretch carpeting
  • Perform direct glue-down carpet installations
  • Perform double-bond carpet installations
  • Install outdoor carpets
  • Install resilient stair components (special effects for the visually impaired)
  • Install materials on counter tops and raised platforms
  • Install vinyl decking materials

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • First Aid Certificate

Experience and specialization

Installation specialization

  • Vinyl or resilient tiles
  • Ceramic tiles
  • Marble tiles
  • Hardwood strip flooring
  • Linoleum
  • Carpets/rugs

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Bondable

Transportation/travel information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
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Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Organized
  • Team player

Benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Transportation provided by employer
  • Parking available

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

info@rembrandtflooring.ca

Advertised until

2023-01-29

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