Under general supervision, performs protective covering work at the
journey level. Installs and maintains floor tile, ceramic tile,
carpet, other floor coverings, and insulation.
1. Installs floor tile, carpet, and ceramic tile; measures and cuts
covering material according to blueprints and sketches; lays out
guidelines on foundation with chalkline; spreads cement on
foundation material and lays covering on cement.
2. Diagnoses problems, maintains and repairs existing floor coverings
3. Assists in the abatement and containment of asbestos.
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 protective
covering trade. Cleans work area upon completion of project.
6. Provides guidance and training in protective covering work to
other maintenance personnel. May have lead responsibility for
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
protective covering trade.
Comprehensive knowledge of all types of protective covering including
floor surfaces and adhesive compounds, insulation, plasters, cements,
tiles, and floor polishing. Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in
the methods and techniques used in the protective covering trade.
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 protective covering trade. Skill in the use and maintenance of the
tools and equipment used in the protective covering trade; in
installing and repairing floor coverings, insulation, and protective
covering. 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 heights up to 35
feet; 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 equipment.
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.