Stonecutters cut or carve stone according to diagrams and patterns.
Stone Carvers job verify depths and dimensions of cuts or carvings to ensure adherence to specifications, blueprints, or models, using measuring instruments, move fingers over surfaces of carvings to ensure smoothness of finish, shape, trim, or touch up roughed-out designs with appropriate tools to finish carvings, layout designs or dimensions from sketches or blueprints on stone surfaces, freehand or by transferring them from tracing paper, using scribes or chalk and measuring instruments and cut, shape, and finish rough blocks of building or monumental stone, according to diagrams or patterns.
Apart from training, a stone cutter job description includes abilities like the ability to keep hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position, control precision (quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions), near vision and finger dexterity: the ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
To become successful as a Stone Carvers job, you need to be reliable, dependable, honest, detail-oriented, composed, and hard-working. An excellent job projected growth is foreseen for this profile.
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