Carpet, Floor and Tile Installation Profile and Description

The Carpet, Floor and Tile Installers carry out the job of laying floor coverings in different places like the homes, offices, stores, restaurants etc. These tiles are installed on both ceilings and walls but these professionals have the duty of performing an inspection of the floor surface which would be covered before the work is initiated. The details of the floor, carpet and tile installer’s duties and responsibilities are described below.

Carpet, Floor and Tile Installation Job Description Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning a layout, deciding on the traffic patterns for the carpet seams in order to provide the best appearance.
  • Using a variety of hand tools such as drills, rubber mallets hammers, staple guns and carpet knives to perform different tasks related to their job.
  • Laying different types of floor coverings like laminate, linoleum and cork.
  • Inspecting the floor surface and ensuring that every flaw must be corrected prior to installation.
  • Performing indoor works which can be of any and every nature of carpentry.

Carpet, Floor and Tile Installation Skills and Specifications

  • Good eye hand coordination
  • Great manual dexterity
  • Sense of color and balance
  • Good strength and stamina
  • Great endurance level

Carpet, Floor and Tile Installation Education and Qualifications

  • The skill may be learnt both on the job in an informal manner or through a formal apprenticeship program.
  • On the job training which is paid and has classroom instruction includes training on a number of specific projects.

Carpet, Floor and Tile Installation Salary

Median hourly wages were approximately $20.80 per hour. However the earnings can vary with changes in geographic area, economy, industry, and also on whether a worker is a union member.