Job Description

Apply interior or exterior plaster, cement, stucco, or similar materials. May also set ornamental plaster.

Similar Titles

Applicator, Artisan Plasterer, Plaster and Stucco Worker, Plaster Applicator, Plaster Mechanic, Plasterer, Plasterer Journeyman, Plastering Contractor

Job Responsibilities
  • Cover surfaces such as windows, doors, or sidewalks to protect from splashing.
  • Clean job sites.
  • Mix mortar and plaster to desired consistency or direct workers who perform mixing.
  • Apply coats of plaster or stucco to walls, ceilings, or partitions of buildings, using trowels, brushes, or spray guns.
  • Set up scaffolds.
Technology Skills
  • Accounting software — A-Systems JobView; Turtle Creek Software Goldenseal
  • Computer-aided manufacturing CAM software — Dassault Systemes CATIA
  • Graphics or photo imaging software — Autodesk Maya; Corel Paint Shop Pro; Corel Painter
  • Operating system software — Linux Hot technology; Microsoft operating system
  • Project management software — Construction Software Center EasyEst; Cost estimating software; Sage Construction Anywhere


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