Colorado Skilled Trades Jobs

Colorado Jobs

Job Information

The Gallegos Corporation Marble/Granite Installer in Basalt, Colorado

Position Summary:

A Marble and Granite Installer Journeyman cuts, tools, and sets marble slabs in floors and walls of buildings and repairs and polishes slab previously set in buildings.

Essential Functions:

  • Trims, faces, and cuts marble to specified size

  • Drills holes in slab and attaches bracket.

  • Spreads mortar on bottom of slab and on sides of adjacent slabs.

  • Sets block in position, tamps it into place, and anchors bracket attachment with wire.

  • Fills joints with grout.

  • Removes excess grout from marble with sponge.

  • Cleans and bevels cracks or chips on slabs.

  • Heats cracked or chipped area with blowtorch and fills defect with composition mastic that matches grain of marble.

  • Polishes marble and other ornamental stone to high luster.

  • Other duties as assigned by the project manager.

  • Determine and implement the best layout to achieve a desired pattern.

  • Finish and dress the joints and wipe excess grout from between slabs, using damp sponge.

  • Cut, surface, polish and install marble and granite or install pre-cast terrazzo, granite or marble units.

  • Mix, apply, and spread plaster, concrete, mortar, cement, mastic, glue or other adhesives to form a bed for the tiles, using brush, trowel and screed.

  • Apply mortar to tile back, position the tile and press or tap with trowel handle to affix tile to base.

  • Level concrete and allow to dry.

Qualifications:

Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of marble and granite material

  • Must have tools

  • Attention to detail with demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness

  • Conserves materials and meets productivity set forth by supervisors

  • Observes all safety procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditions and uses and maintains equipment and materials properly.

  • 3-5 years of equivalent work experience and/or trade school

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to:

  • moving mechanical parts/equipment such as saws, forklifts and vehicles

  • outdoor weather conditions including extreme heat or cold weather

  • work in high, precarious places such as scaffolding and ladders

  • fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals

  • risk of electrical shock

  • vibration

  • weight of heavy material, such as stone, brick or block

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 120 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel in a repetitive motion; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, including working on hands and knees for extended periods of time. The employee is frequently required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit.

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

DirectEmployers