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Helper - Brickmason, Blockmason, Stone Mason, and Tile and Marble Setters

Minimum Education Required for this Career

Basic Certificate
Advanced Certificate
Associate's Degree
4+ year Degree
Basic Certificate
$18,958

City Colleges Program Options

Bricklayer

Construction Masonry

Highway Construction Careers Training Program

Nature of the Work

Helpers - brickmason, blockmason, stone mason, and tile and marble setters typically:

  • Mix mortar, plaster, and grout, manually or using machines, according to standard formulas.
  • Erect scaffolding or other installation structures.
  • Cut materials to specified sizes for installation, using power saws or tile cutters.
  • Modify material moving, mixing, grouting, grinding, polishing, or cleaning procedures, according to installation or material requirements.
  • Transport materials, tools, or machines to installation sites, manually or using conveyance equipment.
  • Provide assistance in the preparation, installation, repair, or rebuilding of tile, brick, or stone surfaces.
  • Locate and supply materials to masons for installation, following drawings or numbered sequences.
  • Arrange or store materials, machines, tools, or equipment.
  • Clean installation surfaces, equipment, tools, work sites, or storage areas, using water, chemical solutions, oxygen lances, or polishing machines.
  • Move or position materials such as marble slabs, using cranes, hoists, or dollies.

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Wage estimates are based on Occupational Employment Statistics and the American Community Survey. Wage estimates are also affected by county-level Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) earnings by industry. The Nature of the Work description is from O*Net Online, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.