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The Gallegos Corporation Plaster Lather in Englewood, Colorado

Position Summary:

Lather installs the metal lath and gypsum lath boards that support plaster, concrete and stucco coating and is required to complete work safely, with quality and within productivity specifications as directed by the foreman or superintendent.

Essential Functions:

  • Participate and collaborate with the crew during daily huddle to ensure safety, quality and productivity goals are set.

  • Builds and attaches the lath to the furring with nails, wire, screws or machine stapling.

  • Assists with erecting scaffold to meet safety and job requirements.

  • Wires, nails, screws, or staples lath to framework, ceiling joints, and flat concrete surfaces.

  • Bends metal lath to fit corners or attaches preformed corner reinforcements.

  • Wires plasterer's channels to overhead structural framework to provide support for plaster or acoustical ceiling tile.

  • Drives end of wooden or metal studs into holes to provide anchor for furring or rockboard lath.

  • Wires horizontal strips to furring to stiffen framework.

  • Drills holes in floor and ceiling, using portable electric tools.

  • Cuts lath to fit openings and projections, using hand tools or portable power tools.

  • Installs metal casings around openings, metal window stools, expansion joints, metal trim and plaster grounds fastened to studs or sheathing.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Foreman or Superintendent

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of equivalent work experience and/or trade school

Requirements:

  • 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.

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.

What to expect as a Full-Time Employee:

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits

  • Paid time off

  • 401k retirement plan

  • Employee assistance program

  • Referral program

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