Brickmason and Stonemason Helpers
On the Job
Brickmason and Stonemason Helpers assist brickmasons, blockmasons, or stonemasons with brickmason duties that require less skill. They may hold tools or clean work areas and equipment.
This career requires time standing, walking, or running.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces.
- Apply sealants or other protective coatings.
- Assemble temporary equipment or structures.
- Cut tile, stone, or other masonry materials.
- Assist skilled construction or extraction personnel.
- Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities.
- Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities.
- Move construction or extraction materials to locations where they are needed.
- Prepare surfaces for finishing.
- Remove excess materials from finished construction projects.
Typical Working Conditions
- Wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, or life jackets.
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- Using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
- Exposure to sounds or noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Working outdoors exposed to weather.
- Working with a group or team.
- Exposure to high places.
- Responsibility for others' health and safety.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- High levels of competition.
This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.
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