Drywall Finisher

4523 Military Avenue

Omaha, NE 68104

402-556-9373

 

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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