Fibrous Plasterer

Fibrous Plasterers apply and fix plasterboard partitions, suspended ceilings, fire rating systems, acoustic tiles, and composite wall linings to buildings.

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    Overview

    Fibrous Plasterers apply and fix plasterboard partitions, suspended ceilings, fire rating systems, acoustic tiles, and composite wall linings to buildings.

    Day-to-day

    • determines plasterboard layout and installs insulation and vapour barriers
    • measures, marks and cuts plasterboard, lifts and positions panels and secures them to walls, ceilings and battens
    • prepares corner beads and securing them in position
    • covers joins and nail holes with wet plaster and sealing compounds, and smoothes them using wet brush and sand paper
    • plumbs and straightens corners, angles and wall and ceiling surfaces
    • applies and finishes acoustic, insulating and fireproofing materials bonded with plaster, plastic cement and similar materials.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

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