Stonemasons


Build stone structures, such as piers, walls, and abutments. Lay walks, curbstones, or special types of masonry for vats, tanks, and floors.
Also called: Mason, Stone Derrickman and Rigger, Stone Mason, Stone Setter

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
  • design
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • figuring out how to use new ideas or things
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilites:

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

Personality:

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

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • Gregg Software Gregg Rock-It
  • ProEst Software ProEst Estimating
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Accounting software
  • Intuit QuickBooks

Education:

    no high school diploma/GED
    high school diploma/GED
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