Terrazzo workers and finishers apply a mixture of cement, sand, pigment, or marble chips to floors, stairways, and cabinet fixtures to fashion durable and decorative surfaces.
Terrazzos workers and finishers perform several job responsibilities, which include measuring designated amounts of ingredients for terrazzo, polishing surfaces, cutting metal division strips and pressing them into terrazzo base, washing polished terrazzo surface, aligning masonry materials, loading materials into construction equipment, blending marble chip mixtures, repairing concrete by cutting out damaged areas, and more.
To qualify as a terrazzo worker and finishers, one usually requires a high school diploma. Others enter the field with no degree. Most terrazzos learn work through internships and on-the -job training.
Terrazzo workers or craftsmen find work in hotels, schools and offices and public buildings. A terrazzo workers and finisher's salary is commensurate to years of experience, skillsets, job role and geographic location where they are employed.
Terrazzos’ work is a physically demanding environment and the work is done on the ground or floor, so terrazzo workers must be physically fit and flexible in bending. In addition, they should have an eye for detail and excellent eye-hand coordination. To be successful as a terrazzo worker, aspirants usually require coordination and quality control analysis skills. Terrazzos also has vast knowledge in building and construction, designing and mathematics.
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