Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

Lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Integrity * Cooperation * Independence * Achievement/Effort * Persistence * Concern for Others * Initiative * Leadership

Representative Tasks * Measure distance from reference points and mark guidelines to lay out work, using plumb bobs and levels. * Construct corners by fastening in plumb position a corner pole or building a corner pyramid of bricks, and filling in between the corners using a line from corner to corner to guide each course, or layer, of brick. * Calculate angles and courses and determine vertical and horizontal alignment of courses.



Job Family Construction and Extraction

Sample Job Titles Adobe Layer, Block Layer, Block Mason, Block Paver, Blockmason, Bottom Liner, Brick and Block Mason, Brick Chimney Builder, Brick Dropper, Brick Layer, Brick Mason, Brick Paver, Brick Pointer, Brick Setter, Bricklayer, Bricklayer Apprentice, Brickmason, Brickmason Apprentice, Casing Builder, Casing Man, Casing Worker, Chimney Builder, Chimney Mechanic, Chimney Repairer, Cinder Block Mason, Coke Oven Mason, Coke Oven Patcher, Concrete Block Layer, Concrete Block Mason, Concrete Finisher, Cupola Liner, Cupola Mechanic, Cupola Patcher, Door Liner, Duct Layer, Epoxy Specialist, Firebrick and Refractory Tile Bricklayer, Firebrick Layer, Fireplace Installer, Fitter, Furnace Builder, Furnace Liner, Furnace Maintenance, Furnace Mason, Furnace Mechanic, Furnace Reliner, Gypsum Block Setter, Hot Top Liner, Kiln Car Repairer, Kiln Door Builder, Kiln Maintenance, Kiln Mechanic, Kiln Repairer, Ladle Builder, Ladle Liner, Ladle Mechanic, Ladle Patcher, Liner, Lining Mechanic, Manhole Builder, Mason, Mason Apprentice, Mason Liner, Masonry Installer, Oven Builder, Patcher, Permastone Mechanic, Plaster Block Layer, Pottery Kiln Builder, Refractory Bricklayer, Refractory Mason, Reliner, Segment Block Layer, Setter, Silo Erector, Smelter Liner, Spout Liner, Stopping Builder, Tender, Terra Cotta Mason, Terra Cotta Setter, Tunnel Kiln Repairer, Vessel Builder, Vessel Liner.