The Gallegos Corporation Masonry Journeyman in Basalt, Colorado

Position Summary:A Mason Journeyman must be able to work with brick, block and/or stonecompleting custom work on distinctive projects. Journeyman masons need tohave above average skill and speed in laying brick, block and/or stone. AMason is required to complete work safely, with quality and withinproductivity specifications as directed by the foreman or superintendent.Essential Functions: Participate and collaborate with the crew during daily huddle to ensuresafety, quality and productivity goals are set. Ensures proper installation of wall ties, flashings and laps of paperto job specific standards. Measure distance from reference points and mark guidelines to lay outwork, using plumb bobs and levels. Shapes brick, block, or stone in preparation for final setting withuse of chisels and/or power saws. Spreads mortar along mortar guides to ensure joints of uniform thickness. Spreads mortar over brick, block, or stone and foundation withtrowel and sets masonry in place by hand or with aid of a forklift or a crane. Aligns brick, block, or stone with plumbline and finishes jointswith pointing trowel. Fasten or fuse brick or other building material to structure with wireclamps, anchor holes, torch, or cement. Remove excess mortar with trowels and hand tools, and finish mortarjoints with jointing tools, for a sealed, uniform appearance. Construct corners by fastening in plumb position a corner pole orbuilding a corner pyramid of bricks, and filling in between the cornersusing a line from corner to corner to guide each course, or layer, of brick. Lay and align bricks, blocks, or tiles to build or repair structuresor high temperature equipment, such as cupola, kilns, ovens, or furnaces. Other duties as assigned by the Foreman or Superintendent.Qualifications: 3-5 year of equivalent work experienceRequirements: Attention to detail with demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness Conserves materials and meets productivity set forth by supervisors Observes all safety procedures, reports potentially unsafe conditionsand uses and maintains equipment and materials properly.Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative ofthose an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of thisjob. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the dutiesof 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 blockThe noise level in the work environment is usually loud.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must bemet by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of thisjob. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions.The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 100 pounds andoccasionally lift and/or move up to 120 pounds. Specific vision abilitiesrequired by this job include depth perception. While performing the duties ofthis job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands tofinger, handle, or feel in a repetitive motion; reach with hands andarms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, includingworking on hands and knees for extended periods of time. The employee isfrequently required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionallyrequTools Required: 2 and 4 levels (wood) Tuck pointer