UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

FLOORLAYER

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8838 (WFSE Skilled Trades)

DEFINITION

Perform journey - level floorlaying or floorcovering work.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Positions in this class perform journey - level work in applying a variety of decorative and functional covering to floors, walls, and countertops.

TYPICAL WORK

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a floorlayer or carpetlayer; OR full journey status as a floorlayer or carpetlayer in a union; OR 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.

Examination Requirements:

A job element examination (including written, E & T and oral components) scored on the basis of job related experience, training, skill, ability and other elements which are established through job analysis.

New Class: 3-15-74
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05