Tilesetters perform some or all of the following duties:
Prepare, measure and mark surface to be covered
Build underbeds and install anchor bolts, wires and brackets
Mix, apply and spread mortar, cement, mastic, glue or other adhesives using hand trowel
Set tiles in position and apply pressure to affix tiles to base
Align and straighten tile using levels, squares and straightedges
Cut and fit tiles around obstacles and openings using hand and power cutting tools
Pack grout into joints between tiles and remove excess grout
Install tile strips
Lay and set mosaic tiles to create decorative wall, mural and floor designs
Mix, lay and polish terra surfaces
Cut, polish and install marble and granite
Remove and replace cracked or damaged tiles
May prepare cost estimates and orders.
Completion of secondary school is usually required.
Completion of a three- or four-year apprenticeship program or A combination of over three years of work experience in the trade and some high school, college or industry courses in tilesetting is usually required to be eligible for trade certification.
Trade certification for tilesetters is compulsory in Quebec and available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.
Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified tilesetters upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.
The Red Seal endorsement allows for interprovincial mobility.
Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.
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Supervisors of tilesetters (in 7205 Contractors and supervisors, other construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers)
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