Apply plasterboard or other wallboard to ceilings and interior walls of buildings.
Trims rough edges from wallboard to maintain even joints, using knife.
Fits and fastens wallboard or sheetrock into specified position, using hand tools, portable power tools, or adhesive.
Measures and marks cutting lines on framing, drywall, and trim, using tape measure, straightedge or square, and marking devices.
Installs blanket insulation between studs and tacks plastic moisture barrier over insulation.
Removes plaster, drywall, or paneling, using crowbar and hammer.
Assembles and installs metal framing and decorative trim for windows, doorways, and vents.
Reads blueprints and other specifications to determine method of installation, work procedures, and material and tool requirements.
Lays out reference lines and points, computes position of framing and furring channels, and marks position, using chalk line.
Suspends angle iron grid and channel iron from ceiling, using wire.
Installs horizontal and vertical metal or wooden studs for attachment of wallboard on interior walls, using hand tools.
Cuts metal or wood framing, angle and channel iron, and trim to size, using cutting tools.
Cuts openings into board for electrical outlets, windows, vents, or fixtures, using keyhole saw or other cutting tools.
Building and Construction -- Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
Mechanical -- Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Design -- Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Installation -- Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Explosive Strength -- The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
Static Strength -- The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Performing General Physical Activities -- Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
Handling and Moving Objects -- Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.