On the Job
Segmental Pavers lay out, cut, and put into place segmental paving units.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Align masonry materials.
- Cut tile, stone, or other masonry materials.
- Install masonry materials.
- Mark reference points on construction materials.
- Clean work sites.
- Compact materials to create level bases.
- Finish concrete surfaces.
- Move construction or extraction materials to locations where they are needed.
- Spread sand, dirt or other loose materials onto surfaces.
- Communicate with clients about products, procedures, and policies.
Typical Working Conditions
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- Dealing with external customers.
- Working in a closed vehicle or equipment.
- Wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, or life jackets.
- Exposure to sounds or noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Responsibility for outcomes and results.
- Being in situations in which conflicts arise.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
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