Brickmasons & Blockmasons


Lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.
Also called: Block Layer, Brick and Block Mason, Bricklayer, Mason

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • design
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Physical Strength
  • use your lower back and stomach
  • lift, push, pull, or carry
    Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Independence
  • Achievement/Effort

Technology:

    Project management software
  • CPR Visual Estimator
  • Estimating software
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Accounting software
  • Intuit QuickBooks

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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