Align and straighten tile using levels, squares and straightedges. Determine and implement the best layout to achieve a desired pattern.
Cut and shape tile to fit around obstacles and into odd spaces and corners, using hand and power cutting tools. Finish and dress the joints and wipe excess grout from between tiles, using damp sponge.
Apply mortar to tile back, position the tile and press or tap with trowel handle to affix tile to base. Mix, apply, and spread plaster, concrete, mortar, cement, mastic, glue or other adhesives to form a bed for the tiles, using brush, trowel and screed.
Prepare cost and labor estimates based on calculations of time and materials needed for project. Measure and mark surfaces to be tiled, following blueprints.
Level concrete and allow to dry. Build underbeds and install anchor bolts, wires and brackets. Prepare surfaces for tiling by attaching lath or waterproof paper, or by applying a cement mortar coat onto a metal screen.
Cut tile backing to required size, using shears. Brush glue onto manila paper on which design has been drawn and position tiles finished side down onto pape Interested candidates can send their CV