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Tile Setter
Posted date [Feb-13-18]  (ID: 181660)
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Magnum Opus Stoneworks Ltd. is seeking a Tile Setter for their Vancouver operation.

F/T; 40 hours per week; $25.00 per hour


- Proficient use of tools for hand crafted wood and stone work (among other materials);

- Preparation and completion of products which include making commercial and residential natural full bed stone, chimneys, fireplaces, artistic murals and facades;

- Preparation and completion of landscape products which include landscape stonework and veneer stonework as well as cultured stone, brick, and block work;

- Align and straighten tile using levels, squares and straightedges;

- Determine and implement the best layout to achieve a desired pattern;

- Cut and shape tile to fit around obstacles and into odd spaces and corners, using hand and power cutting tools;

- Finish and dress the joints and wipe excess grout from between tiles, using damp sponge;

- Apply mortar to tile back, position the tile and press or tap with trowel handle to affix tile to base;

- Mix, apply, and spread plaster, concrete, mortar, cement, mastic, glue or other adhesives to form a bed for the tiles, using brush, trowel and screed;

- Prepare cost and labor estimates based on calculations of time and materials needed for project;

- Follow blueprints to measure and mark surfaces to be tiled;

- Prepare surfaces for tiling;

- Build under beds, install anchor bolts, wires, and brackets;

- Remove and replace broken tiles;

- Perform finishing duties to ensure quality of work.



- Minimum three years of previous work experience in a related field;

- Must have expert knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the trade;

- Must have experience with exterior stone cladding, floor slab installation on “mud bed,” mechanical bracket stone cladding, and surface restoration;

- Trade certificate in BC is an asset;

- Red Seal endorsement is an asset;

- Ability to lift 50 lbs;

- English language ability is required.


Please email resumes to: michal@mostoneworks.ca

OR mail resume to:

Magnum Opus Stoneworks Ltd.

679 W 8th Ave

Vancouver, BC

V5Z 1C7

*Please indicate in your resume whether or not you are a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada

Job Title Tile Setter
Company Name Magnum Opus Stoneworks Ltd.
Category Category -> Construction / Facilities
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Location Vancouver
Area Location -> ON GTA - Toronto