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Position Description

We have three vacancies for tile setters. Start date: as soon as possible Salary: $27.00 to $36.00 hourly for 40 hours per week Employment conditions: day, evening, morning, weekend, overtime Work setting: residential, industrial, commercial Language: English


  • Prepare, measure and mark surface to be covered
  • Build under beds and install anchor bolts, wires and brackets
  • Mix, apply and spread mortar, cement, mastic, glue or other adhesives using hand trowel
  • Set tiles in position and apply pressure to affix tiles to base
  • Align and straighten tile using levels, squares and straightedges
  • Cut and fit tiles around obstacles and openings using hand and power cutting tools
  • Pack grout into joints between tiles and remove excess grout
  • Install tile strips
  • Lay and set mosaic tiles to create decorative wall, mural and floor designs
  • Mix, lay and polish terra surfaces
  • Cut, polish and install marble and granite
  • Remove and replace cracked or damaged tiles
  • May prepare cost estimates and orders


  • Handling heavy loads
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination, bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload
  • Accurate and team player
  • Dependability and reliability

Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Vancouver, BC
Required education: Secondary school certificate
Required experience: Minimum 3 years or more
Required license or certification: Not required

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