State of Washington Classified Job Specification
Lead and work with floorlayers to perform journey-level floorlaying or floorcovering work.
Regularly assign, instruct, and check the work of others at a project or job location. Perform journey-level work in applying a variety of decorative and functional covering to floors, walls, and countertops.
Ensure safety rules and precautions are followed;
Develop preliminary cost estimates;
Scrape, chip, and clean surfaces to prepare for installation of covering;
Apply adhesives, pastes, and grouts;
Lay tile, linoleum, and rubber cove base;
Remove, repair, and replace damaged, loose, and broken asphalt, asbestos, vinyl, and rubber tile; repair and replace rubber cove base;
Lay carpet; measure and cut padding and carpet to size; sew, trim, and tack in place;
Operate power carpet stretcher, electric hammer and drill; use chisel, knife, carpet shears, needle and thread;
Inspect surfaces for damages; estimate time and materials for repair;
Drive service vehicle;
May repair and replace ceramic counter tops;
May repair and grout ceramic tile in bathrooms and shower stalls;
May perform work in other trades;
Perform related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a floorlayer or carpetlayer;
Full journey status as a floorlayer or carpetlayer in a union;
Four years' applicable work experience. Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis.
One year experience performing journey-level floorlaying and floorcovering work.
Class Specification History
New class adopted July 10, 1998.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 5351); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.