DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves responsibility for performing skilled journeyman level work in the preparation, application and fine finishing of plaster. An employee in this class performs skilled work on a variety of plastering tasks requiring a thorough knowledge of the trade. Work assignments are received orally or in writing. The employee has considerable independence in the methods used to achieve results. Does related work as required.
Mixes and prepares plaster;
Applies coats of plaster or stucco to walls, ceilings, or partitions of buildings using trowels, brushes or spray guns;
Performs exterior and interior plastering, coating, finishing, stucco work, white coating, and texture work;
Cleans and prepares surfaces for application of plaster, cement, stucco or similar materials;
Creates decorative textures in finish coat using brushes or trowels, sand, pebbles or stones;
Prepares and makes plaster patches;
May coat the back surface of precast ornamental plaster with plastic mortar and stick.
Thorough knowledge of the practices, materials, methods and tools of plaster work.
Thorough knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the work.
Skill in the use of and care of tools and equipment common to the trade.
Ability to rig and work from scaffolds.
Ability to work from plans and specifications and to follow rough sketches and oral instructions.
Possession of current Journeyman level Plasterer license.
7/2009 Date Revised