Tilesetter

Company Profile:
Located in Pitt Meadows, Lower Mainland, Alaska Construction Ltd. serves residential and commercial clients in multiple locations across Metro Vancouver. Having focused on quality and customer service, we are seeking a competent and capable Tile installer to join our team. Priority is an individual with a few years of experience in tile-laying who is intent on contributing to the business goals.

Job Description and Responsibilities:
We are looking to expand our team with a permanent full-time professional tilesetter, responsible for:
* Prepare and mark the surface to be covered based on the requirement measurement
* Install anchor bolts, wires and brackets, and tile strips to build proper underbeds
* Cut, polish, and install marble and granite
* Mix adhesive substances such as mortar, cement, mastic, or glue to apply and spread on the surface
* Properly lay tiles in position and apply pressure to base-pin the tiles
* Apply straightening tools such as levels, squares and straightedges to lay tiles properly aligned
* Cut and appropriately joint tiles around curbs and openings
* Properly use hand trowel as well as hand and power cutting tools
* Fill in joints between tiles with grout and remove excess grout
* Create decorative wall, mural and floor designs using mosaic tiles
* Mix, lay and polish terra surfaces and remove cracked or damaged tiles
* Estimates costs and orders in the required situation

Employment Requirements:
* Completion of post-secondary training courses
* Completion of a three- or four-year apprenticeship program or a combination of over three years of work experience in the trade
* Performing tile laying in home developments, large renovation or restoration projects
* Physical capabilities: Able to manage heavy loads upon 50 pounds, bending, crouching, and kneeling

Contact information/how to apply:
Email resume to: alaskainteriorsrecruit@gmail.com

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals and specifically applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups – including Indigenous persons, vulnerable youth, newcomers, and persons with disabilities – who may contribute to the continued diversification of our organization.

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