Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers

Apply plasterboard or other wallboard to ceilings or interior walls of buildings. Apply or mount acoustical tiles or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings and walls of buildings to reduce or reflect sound. Materials may be of decorative quality. Includes lathers who fasten wooden, metal, or rockboard lath to walls, ceilings or partitions of buildings to provide support base for plaster, fire-proofing, or acoustical material.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Cooperation * Integrity * Achievement/Effort * Self Control * Stress Tolerance * Concern for Others * Initiative * Independence

Representative Tasks * Measure and mark surfaces to lay out work, according to blueprints or drawings, using tape measures, straightedges or squares, and marking devices. * Fit and fasten wallboard or drywall into position on wood or metal frameworks, using glue, nails, or screws. * Read blueprints or other specifications to determine methods of installation, work procedures, or material or tool requirements.



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Sample Job Titles Acoustical Carpenter, Ceiling Installer, Construction Worker, Dry Wall Installer, Drywall Applicator, Drywall Boardhanger, Drywall Carrier, Drywall Finisher, Drywall Hanger, Drywall Installer, Drywall Mechanic, Drywall Metal Stud Worker, Drywall Professional, Drywall Sander, Drywall Stripper, Drywall Taper, Drywall Technician, Drywall Worker, Drywaller, Exterior Interior Specialist, Furrer, Interior Specialist, Lath Hand, Lather, Lather Apprentice, Metal Framer, Metal Furrer, Metal Lather, Metal Stud Framer, Plaster Lather, Rock Lather, Rockboard Lather, Sheet Rock Applicator, Sheet Rock Applier, Sheet Rock Finisher, Sheet Rock Hanger, Sheet Rock Installer, Sheet Rock Layer, Sheet Rock Nailer, Sheet Rock Sander, Sheet Rocker, Sheetrock Applicator, Wire Lather, Wood Lather.