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Flooring Installer

85

Statewide
Job Postings
295th

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
180

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$11.75 - $17.93

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$14.15 - $24.49

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Flooring Installer - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 85 job postings for the occupation of Flooring Installer in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Flooring Installer. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

Top 3 Specialized Skills

There are not any certifications requested by Indiana employers for this occupation.
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Top 3 Certifications

There are not any certifications requested by Indiana employers for this occupation.
To view certifications requested for this occupation on a national level, go to mynextmove.com

What Flooring Installer Do:

Apply blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, or decorative coverings to floors.

Common Job Activities:

  • Sweep, scrape, sand, or chip dirt and irregularities to clean base surfaces, correcting imperfections that may show through the covering.
  • Cut flooring material to fit around obstructions.
  • Inspect surface to be covered to ensure that it is firm and dry.
  • Trim excess covering materials, tack edges, and join sections of covering material to form tight joint.
  • Form a smooth foundation by stapling plywood or Masonite over the floor or by brushing waterproof compound onto surface and filling cracks with plaster, putty, or grout to seal pores.
  • Measure and mark guidelines on surfaces or foundations, using chalk lines and dividers.
  • Cut covering and foundation materials, according to blueprints and sketches.
  • Apply adhesive cement to floor or wall material to join and adhere foundation material.
  • Roll and press sheet wall and floor covering into cement base to smooth and finish surface, using hand roller.
  • Determine traffic areas and decide location of seams.
  • Lay out, position, and apply shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, or decorative coverings to floors, walls, and cabinets, following guidelines to keep courses straight and create designs.
  • Remove excess cement to clean finished surface.
  • Heat and soften floor covering materials to patch cracks or fit floor coverings around irregular surfaces, using blowtorch.
  • Disconnect and remove appliances, light fixtures, and worn floor and wall covering from floors, walls, and cabinets.

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