State of Washington Classified Job Specification
Perform journey - level floor-laying or floor-covering work.
Positions in this class perform journey - level work in applying a variety of decorative and functional covering to floors, walls, and countertops.
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 floor-layer or carpet-layer;
Full journey status as a floor-layer or carpet-layer in a union;
Four years' applicable work experience. Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required.
Class Specification History
New class adopted March 15, 1974.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 5347); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.