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Objective: Seek the Position of Bricklayer
SUMMARY: Exceptionally gifted Bricklayer with over seven years experience in laying building materials, such as brick, structural tile, and concrete cinder, glass, gypsum, and terra cotta block (except stone) to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.
Summary of Qualifications
Over seven years experience.
Great ability to work as a team member.
Excellent knowledge of building and masonry work.
Excellent communication skill.
Remarkable ability to be diplomatic with clients, be polite and of tidy appearance.
Great passion for practical work.
Profound hand-eye coordination.
Exceptional technical aptitude to follow plans.
Uncommon ability to work at heights and outdoors.
Solid Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Work from plans and specifications.
Seal foundations with damp-resistant materials.
Spread layers of mortar to serve as a base and binder for bricks.
Remove excess mortar, and check vertical and horizontal alignment.
Use various tools and brick-cutting machines to cut and shape bricks.
Construct arches and ornamental brickwork.
Repair and maintain clay bricks.
Cement blocks/bricks and related structures.
Erect scaffolding (subject to license requirements in some states).
Solid Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 2000 - 2002
Spread soft bed (layer) of mortar that served as base and binder for block, using trowel.
Applied mortar to end of block and positioned block in mortar bed.
Tapped block with trowel to level, align, and embed in mortar, allowing specified thickness of joint.
Removed excess mortar from face of block, using trowel.
Finished mortar between brick with pointing tool or trowel.
Brook bricks to fit spaces too small for whole brick, using edge of trowel or brick hammer.
Determined vertical and horizontal alignment of courses, using plumb bob, gaugeline (tightly stretched cord), and level.
Fastened brick or terra cotta veneer to face of structures, with tie wires embedded in mortar between bricks, or in anchor holes in veneer brick.
Welded metal parts to steel structural members.
Applied plaster to walls and ceiling, using trowel, to complete repair work