UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

MASON/PLASTERER

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8848 (WFSE Skilled Trades)

DEFINITION

Perform journey-level masonry and plastering work.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Positions allocated to this class are distinguished by the requirement for performing journey-level work in bricklaying, plastering and cement finishing, and to alter, repair and maintain buildings, facilities, equipment and grounds.

TYPICAL WORK

Mix and apply base coat plaster over lathe or any other type surface to which plaster will adhere; mix and apply finish coat over such surfaces;

Lay bricks and blocks;

Operate sand blast machine to clean walls and other surfaces;

Mix and apply glues, cements and grouts;

Drive motor vehicle;

Prepare cement floors, sidewalks, stairs and curbings; operate power hammers and power trowels;

Operate core drills, jackhammers, diamond saws, to remove concrete and other surfaces for repair and installation of conduit, air lines, etc.

Apply non-skid surfaces, safety strips, etc.;

Estimate time and material for jobs;

Pour concrete floors, walls and foundations; lay bricks and blocks as required;

May prepare masonary floors for floor coverings; repair ceramic tile and grout;

May perform work in other trades;

May lead or instruct helpers as required;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a mason/plasterer, or full journey status as a mason/plasterer 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: 1-3-73
Revise Class: 5-17-73
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05