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Drywall Finisher

4523 Military Avenue

Omaha, NE 68104



Four (3) year apprenticeship


The drywall finisher embeds paper tape over all the factory edges of the drywall sheets. He also spots all nails and screws, fills all recessed joints, feathers all butt joints and sands all surfaces. He prepares surfaces to accept paint. The finisher textures ceilings (if required), Iapplies fire taping, taping all missed outlets. Completes a "punch list" as required by the employer. Applies EIFS (exterior insulating finishing systems) Systems.

Basic Qualifications:


At least 18 years of age

Have sufficient education to perform the requirements of the trade

Familiarity with construction is helpful


Needs to furnish own hand tools


Work will be performed indoors and outdoors


The apprentice will receive increment wage rate increases based on a percentage of the journeyworker rate, beginning at approximately 60% of journeyworker pay.


The apprentice will be required to attend related training classes, most likely in the evenings.


Condensed Work Experience:


Basic materials

Use of automatic finishing tools

10 hour OSHA, Scaffold Users/Erectors and Dismantling Course First Aid, CPR, Blood Borne Pathogens Blueprint reading
E.I.F .S. Systems application

Applications taken year round


Benefits include:  Pension Plan, Health Insurance, Training and Education, Vacation, 401k


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