Stone Cutters and Carvers
Build stone structures, such as piers, walls, and abutments. Lay walks, curbstones, or special types of masonry for vats, tanks, and floors.
Clean excess mortar or grout from surface of marble, stone, or monument, using sponge, brush, water, or acid.
Drill holes in marble or ornamental stone and anchor brackets in holes.
Lay out wall patterns or foundations, using straight edge, rule, or staked lines.
Mix mortar or grout and pour or spread mortar or grout on marble slabs, stone, or foundation.
Remove wedges, fill joints between stones, finish joints between stones, using a trowel, and smooth the mortar to an attractive finish, using a tuck pointer.
Set stone or marble in place, according to layout or pattern.
Shape, trim, face and cut marble or stone preparatory to setting, using power saws, cutting equipment, and hand tools.
Smooth, polish, and bevel surfaces, using hand tools and power tools.
Dig trench for foundation of monument, using pick and shovel.
Line interiors of molds with treated paper and fill molds with composition-stone mixture.
Position mold along guidelines of wall, press mold in place, and remove mold and paper from wall.
Remove sections of monument from truck bed, and guide stone onto foundation, using skids, hoist, or truck crane.
Repair cracked or chipped areas of stone or marble, using blowtorch and mastic, and remove rough or defective spots from concrete, using power grinder or chisel and hammer.
Set vertical and horizontal alignment of structures, using plumb bob, gauge line, and level.
Construct and install prefabricated masonry units.
Lay brick to build shells of chimneys and smokestacks or to line or reline industrial furnaces, kilns, boilers and similar installations.
Replace broken or missing masonry units in walls or floors.
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.
Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Wrist-Finger Speed -- The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
Dynamic Strength -- The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue.
Static Strength -- The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
Visualization -- The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
Explosive Strength -- The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
Speed of Limb Movement -- The ability to quickly move the arms and legs.
Trunk Strength -- The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
Manual Dexterity -- The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
Handling and Moving Objects -- Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
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.
Controlling Machines and Processes -- Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment -- Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.
Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.