Mason/Mason Tenders, 3246

Location Louisville, KY
Date Posted September 28, 2018
Category BRICK
Job Type Seasonal/Temp


Job Description

Basic job information:

  • Restoration of brick and block, tuck pointing.
  • Measures distance from reference points and marks guidelines on working surface to lay out work.
  • Spreads soft bed (layer) of mortar that serves as base and binder for masonry pieces, using trowel.
  • Applies mortar to end of masonry pieces 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 masonry pieces, using trowel.
  • Finishes mortar between brick with pointing tool or trowel.
  • Breaks bricks to fit spaces too small for whole brick, using edge of trowel or brick hammer.
  • 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.
  • Determine vertical and horizontal alignment of courses, using plumb bob, gage line (tightly stretched cord), and level.
  • May be designated according to material used as Cinder-Block Mason, Bricklayer, or Stone Mason.

Mason Tenders will be laborers for the mason.

  • Mixing mortar, stocking brick and block, needs to keep the mason rolling.

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