Acoustical Installer

Acoustical Installer


Per Union Scale

Acoustical Installer


Install Acoustical Ceiling Grid, Ceiling Tile and various other Specialty Acoustical Products. An ability to work with others and receive instructions from a supervisor is required. All work should be completed in a clean and safe manner.

Acoustical Installer


Each day, 99% of the time is spent between standing and walking. There is frequent (8 hours or more) twisting, stooping/bending, climbing ladders/scaffold, walking on uneven ground and working at heights of 12′ (or more) above ground. There is also occasional (3-4 hours) squatting, kneeling and climbing stairs. Less than 1 hour per day is spend crawling. 

An average of 1-25 pounds is lifted and carried between 7-8 hours each day and 25-120 pounds is listed and carried between 5-6 hours per day. The heaviest weight lifted while standing in place, or carried from one place to another, is a piece of sheetrock weight 120 pounds. It is estimated that sheetrock is lifted and/or carried 40 or more times per day.  

The individual weights of the most frequently used materials and equipment that require lifting and carrying are as follows:

  • Sheetrock – 120 pounds
  • Scaffold – 100 pounds
  • Framing – 60 pounds
  • Welding – 40 pounds
  • Vapor Barrier – 30 pounds 

It is estimated that reaching above shoulder height, at shoulder height and below shoulder height are all done 3-4 hours per day. 

It is imperative to have the ability to safely and competently operate the following tools and equipment: screw gun, Hilti Lo-V Gun, hammerdrill, chopsaw, skillsaw, drill, mitre saw, welder and cutting torch, scaffold, ladder and scissor list. 

A good sense of balance is also needed for use of the scaffold, ladders and scissor lifts. 

Problem solving skills to overcome obstacles during the process of the job and a good aptitude for math are also required. 

Should an applicant be hired for the above position, he/she must be a union member, in good standing, within two weeks of hire. 


  • Received – Field Superintendent
  • Given – Carpenter Apprentice


  • Good attendance
  • Quality Workmanship
  • Job Site Safety

Evolution Test:

  • Lumbar: Base on Ave. of Age Group 21-45
  • Full Range of Motion: 5 of 7 Position
  • Lumbar Strength: 4 of 7 Positions above normal
  • Fatigue: Not less than 15%
  • Shoulders: Greater than 100 seconds

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