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Bricklayers and Masons

Bricklayers and masons erect and repair structures of stone, brick and similar materials and cut, shape and polish granite, marble, slate and other stone for building, ornamental and other purposes.

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About this Career

£26,253

Average salary

New workers start around £12,195.50. Normal pay is £26,253 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £37,019.28.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Levels, aligns and embeds stone in mortar and faces brick, concrete or steel frame with stone to make and repair structures.
  • Uses hand and power tools to shape, trim, carve, cut letters in and polish stone.
  • Spreads mortar on foundations and bricks, and places, levels and aligns bricks in mortar bed.
  • Marks and cuts stone using hammers, mallet and hand or pneumatic chisels.
  • Examines drawings, photographs and specifications to determine job requirements.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Mathematics
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Critical Thinking
63
Reading Comprehension
59
Learning Strategies
55
Active Listening
55
Monitoring
51
Speaking
50
Active Learning
48
Writing
39
Science
36

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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