Taping, Sanding, Installing all types of beadwork and various metal and vinyl trims and Ceiling Spraying at commercial job sites
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 (1-2 hours) crawling, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffold. Working off scissor lifts, on stilts or scaffold is very frequent.
An average of under 10 pounds is lifted and carried between 7-8 hours each day and 10-25 pounds is lifted and carried between 5-6 hours per day. Approximately 25-50 pounds is carried/lifted during 3-4 hours per day and over 50 pounds during 1-2 hours each day. The heaviest weight lifted while standing in place, or carried from one place to another, is a box of joint compound weighing 50 pounds. It is estimated that the joint compound is lifted and/or carried frequently throughout the day.
The heaviest weight pushed/pulled is a rolling scaffold or ladder which may weigh in excel of 100 pounds. These items are usually pushed/pulled between 50 and 100 feet on an occasional basis.
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: hawk & trowel, pan & knife, sanding pole, Ames tools, drills, snips, scissor lift, stilts, ladders and scaffold.
A good sense of balance is needed for use of the scaffold, ladders, stilts and scissor lifts.
The education/Training required for this position must include the 2 year apprenticeship program.
Should an applicant be hired for the above position, he/she must be a union member, in good standing, within two weeks of hire.