floor and wall covering installer, residential

Leroy - Saskatchewan (SK),

Borges Floor Fashion

Estimated salary $18 - $25 an hour

Job Description:

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Experience an asset

    Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Prepare tenders and quotations
  • Prepare flooring plans and scheduling
  • Estimate costs and materials
  • Work Setting

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Specific Skills

  • Remove existing floor coverings and contaminants
  • Prepare floors for installations
  • Prepare and install hardwood floors
  • Perform direct glue-down carpet installations
  • Measure, cut and fasten underlay and underpadding
  • Measure, cut and install carpeting on floors
  • Measure, cut and install resilient floor coverings
  • Install outdoor carpets
  • Install resilient stair components (special effects for the visually impaired)
  • Install carpeting on walls or other surfaces
  • Employ knee kickers and other equipment to stretch carpeting
  • Conduct moisture, ph, temperature and other tests prior to flooring installations
  • Inspect and repair
damaged floor coverings
  • Inspect, measure and mark surfaces to be covered
  • Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Various locations
  • Installation Specialization

  • Vinyl or resilient sheets
  • Vinyl or resilient tiles
  • Modular carpet tiles
  • Linoleum
  • Ceramic tiles
  • Carpets/rugs
  • Hardwood strip flooring
  • Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Judgement
  • Organized
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