Seal joints between plasterboard or other wallboard to prepare wall surface for painting or papering.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Leadership * Independence * Integrity * Cooperation * Initiative * Self Control * Achievement/Effort * Innovation

Representative Tasks * Spread sealing compound between boards or panels or over cracks, holes, nail heads, or screw heads, using trowels, broadknives, or spatulas. * Press paper tape over joints to embed tape into sealing compound and to seal joints. * Apply additional coats to fill in holes and make surfaces smooth.



Job Family Construction and Extraction

Sample Job Titles Drywall Finisher, Drywall Finisher Foreman, Drywall Finishing Foreman, Drywall Foreman, Drywall Mechanic, Drywall Taper, Finisher, Sheet Rock Taper, Taper, Taper/Finisher, Taping Foreman, Wall Taper.