TILE SETTER

Jul 8, 2016

Tile setters cover interior and exterior walls, floors and ceilings with ceramic, marble and quarry tiles, mosaics or terrazzo. Tile setters may create murals and decorative designs; cut, polish and install marble, granite and other stone; and remove and replace cracked or damaged tiles.

Tile setters typically:

  • estimate material requirements and costs
  • prepare, measure and mark surfaces to be covered
  • mix, apply and spread cement or other adhesive
  • cut, fit, align and straighten tiles
  • apply grout or plaster between tiles

Tile setters are employed on residential, commercial and institutional construction projects.

CAREER INFORMATION

Represented by the following CBTU affiliates: