Brick and Block Layer

Job ID 22367501
Auckland, Auckland Central
Listed on 15 Nov 2023

About this job

The position on offer is for a Permanent Full Time job. The successful applicant should have the following skills and work experience as listed below: -Check plans and drawings to determine materials needed for specific job. -Lays building materials, such as brick, structural tile, and concrete cinder, glass, gypsum, and terra cotta block to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures. -Measures distance from reference points and marks guidelines on working surface to lay out work. -Spreads soft bed of mortar that serves as base and binder for block, using trowel. -Applies mortar to end of block and positions block in mortar bed. -Taps block with trowel to level, align, and embed in mortar, allowing specified thickness of joint. -Removes excess mortar from face of block, using trowel. -Finishes mortar between brick with pointing tool or trowel. -Cut or shape bricks and stones to fit spaces too small for whole units, using edge of trowel, brick hammer or cutting machines. -Determines vertical and horizontal alignment of courses, using plumb bob, gauge line, and level. -Fastens brick or terra cotta veneer to face of structures, with tie wires embedded in mortar between bricks, or in anchor holes in veneer brick. -May apply plaster to walls and ceiling, using trowel, to complete repair work. -At least three years relevant work experience

Job Requirements

Have good health, character and a good work ethic, must be a team player. Be able to work unsupervised, be physically fit and reliable. Applicants should have access to transportation that can get you to the job site reliably as you will be working in different locations from time to time. Remuneration will be $25-$30 per hour and is indicative of the applicant's background, skills and past work experience. The employee is offered a normal week of 40 hours with overtime available when required, Monday to Friday 7am-3:30pm. Employees are guaranteed payment for at least 30 hours per week.

Days of work
Monday to Friday (Saturdays optional) 7am - 3.30pm (45 hours per week)
Pay Details
$25 - $ 30 per hour
Job Category
Bricklayers and Stonemasons
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Full, Restricted
(Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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