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Segmental Pavers

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Lay out, cut, and place segmental paving units. Includes installers of bedding and restraining materials for the paving units.

    Work Activities
    • Prepare base for installation by removing unstable or unsuitable materials, compacting and grading the soil, draining or stabilizing weak or saturated soils and taking measures to prevent water penetration and migration of bedding sand.
    • Supply and place base materials, edge restraints, bedding sand and jointing sand.
    • Discuss the design with the client.
    • Set pavers, aligning and spacing them correctly.
    • Sweep sand into the joints and compact pavement until the joints are full.
    • Screed sand level to an even thickness, and recheck sand exposed to elements, raking and rescreeding if necessary.
    • Cut paving stones to size and for edges, using a splitter and a masonry saw.
    • Compact bedding sand and pavers to finish the paved area, using a plate compactor.
    • Design paver installation layout pattern and create markings for directional references of joints and stringlines.
    • Sweep sand from the surface prior to opening to traffic.
    • Resurface an outside area with cobblestones, terracotta tiles, concrete or other materials.
    • Cement the edges of the paved area.
    Skills
    • Active Listening

      Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

    • Speaking

      Talking to others to convey information effectively.

    • Coordination

      Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

    WorkKeys®
    Applied Math
    3
    Workplace Documents
    3
    Graphic Literacy
    3
    Abilities
    • Multilimb Coordination

      The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.

    • Oral Comprehension

      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    • Oral Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    Knowledge
    • Mechanical

      Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

    • Building and Construction

      Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.

    • Administration and Management

      Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

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    Pay
    • Ohio Annual Salary $35,050/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage $16.85/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage
    Ohio Employment Trends
    • Currently Employed Not Available
    • Yearly Projected Openings Not Available
    Typical Education
    Personality
    Realistic: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They do well at jobs that need:
    • Attention to Detail
    • Dependability
    • Self Control
    • Concern for Others
    • Integrity
    • Initiative
    Tools
    • Scrubbing machines
    • Pullers
    • Power saws
    • Hoists
    • Cement retainers
    Technology
    • Project management software
    • Internet browser software
    • Graphics or photo imaging software
    • Computer aided design CAD software
    Tags
    • Bright Outlook occupations will grow rapidly in the next few years, have a large number of openings, or are new and emerging careers.