Floor covering tile layers are responsible for installing tile on floors for customers. They are in charge of measuring, preparing, and installing different floor tiles on different floor surfaces. These individuals are organized and pay close attention to detail.
Some of their main responsibilities include unloading floor tile from the boxes, measuring the floor plan, and preparing the surface before installing the tile. These layers use different tools to complete their job successfully. They are proficient with the use of a tile saw. In addition, they use different adhesives for the tiles and cut the pieces according to project specifications. They use different kinds of buffers and sealers, depending on the surface and finish requested. Floor covering tile layers follow strict safety regulations to prevent accidents. They usually report their progress to the tile layer supervisor in their organization. One of their main duties is verifying that all tile is symmetrical and has been positioned according to specifications. They attend training workshops about new techniques for laying tile more effectively. These professionals work efficiently under strict deadlines. They develop strong business relationships with manufacturers and follow up with completed work to increase customer satisfaction. They can work well in a team setting, but they can also complete projects on their own with minimal supervision.
A high school diploma is necessary for this position. Previous years of experience as a floor tile layer can be helpful. Industry certifications are a plus.