Under general supervision, performs masonry plastering work at the
1. Diagnoses problems, repairs plaster damage on walls, ceilings or
other structures requiring plastering or masonry techniques;
removes damaged plaster, mixes and applies rough and finishing
plaster coatings, performs block and brick work.
2. Applies rough and finished coats of plaster to walls, ceilings
and/or partitions of buildings according to blueprints, drawings,
specifications or instructions.
3. Mixes, lays, and finishes concrete work on yards, walls and
4. Prepares estimates of time, labor and materials. Prepares reports
reflecting daily operations and project status.
5. Operates and maintains tools and equipment of the mason plastering
trade. Cleans work area upon completion of project.
6. Provides guidance and training in mason plastering work to other
maintenance personnel. May have lead responsibility for special
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EXPERIENCE: Four years progressively responsible experience in the
plastering and masonry work.
Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in plastering methods and
techniques, brick and block construction and repair methods, and
mortar mixes and concrete work methods. Thorough knowledge of and
skill in basic mathematics including area, volume, weights, and the
practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios, and
proportions; of OSHA regulations related to the mason plaster trade.
Skill in the use and maintenance of the tools and equipment of the
mason plaster trade. Ability to read, interpret, and work from
blueprints and specifications; to prepare summaries and reports; to
communicate effectively and follow directions; to work in, on, around,
over and under fixed equipment and machinery; to work from ladders and
scaffolding; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools, and supplies and/or
exert force up to 70 lbs.; to concurrently manipulate multiple
controls on equipment and machinery; to work in hazardous or
irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or
temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license
may be required. Candidates selected for employment may be required to
be trained to work with asbestos.