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Terrazzo Worker
Apply a mixture of cement, sand, pigment, or marble chips to floors, stairways, and cabinet fixtures to fashion durable and decorative surfaces. Sample of reported job titles: Terrazzo Finisher, Terrazzo Mechanic, Terrazzo Worker, Terrazo Tile Setter, Terrazzo Installer, Terrazzo Grinder, Terrazzo Laborer, Terrazzo Helper, Terrazzo Journeyman, Terrazzo Setter. Measure designated amounts of ingredients for terrazzo or grout according to standard formulas and specifications, using graduated containers and scale, and load ingredients into portable mixer. Cut metal division strips and press them into the terrazzo base for joints or changes of color to form designs or patterns or to help prevent cracks. Blend marble chip mixtures, place into panels, and push a roller over the surface to embed the chips. Grind surfaces with a power grinder or polish surfaces with polishing or surfacing machines. Modify mixing, grouting, grinding, and cleaning procedures according to type of installation or material used. Grind curved surfaces and areas inaccessible to surfacing machine, such as stairways and cabinet tops, with portable hand grinder. Spread, level, and smooth concrete and terrazzo mixtures to form bases and finished surfaces, using rakes, shovels, hand or power trowels, hand or power screeds, and floats. Mold expansion joints and edges, using edging tools, jointers, and straightedges. Wash polished terrazzo surface, using cleaner and water, and apply sealer and curing agent according to manufacturer's specifications, using brush or sprayer. Mix cement, sand, and water to produce concrete, grout, or slurry, using hoe, trowel, tamper, scraper, or concrete-mixing machine.
Program NameProgram HoursSponsorRegionDistrict
0568Florida West Coast Trowel Trades JAC
6000Abigail Joubert 4Hillsborough