Drywall, Acoustic and Lathing Applicators erect exterior structural steel studs, sheeting, and shaft wall systems; install and finish lath and drywall, partition walls and furring, ceiling systems, and access flooring types; and apply thermal and sound insulation.
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What Preparation and Training Do You Need?
What's Your Future as a Drywall Acoustic and Lathing Applicator (451A)?
Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers earn an average of $19.50 per hour, plus benefits and overtime.
Drywall, Acoustic and Lathing Applicator (451A)
|Do you have good hand-eye coordination, and enjoy working with different types of hand tools?
|Do you have good reading, writing, mathematical, measuring and problem-solving skills?
|Are you able to read blueprints and measurements accurately?
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?
|Are you able to lift more than 50lbs? Are you able to stand or sit for long periods of time?
|Are you detailed oriented and good with colors? Do you have the ability to work closely with others?
|Are you reliable, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision? Can you start and finish work on time?
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as a Drywall, Acoustic and Lathing Applicator may be for you!
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