Apply and fix plasterboard partitions, suspended ceilings, fire rating systems, acoustic tiles, and composite wall linings to buildings, and apply decorative and protective coverings of plaster, cement and similar materials to the interiors and exteriors of structures.
determining plasterboard layout, and installing insulation and vapour barriers
measuring, marking and cutting plasterboard, lifting and positioning panels, and securing them to walls,ceilingsand battens
preparing corner beads and securing them in position
fixing pre-cast cornices,panelmouldings, ceiling centres and other plaster fittings
covering joins and nail holes with wet plaster and sealing compounds, and smoothing them using wet brushesandsand paper
mixing and applying coats of plaster, cement and render to structures using trowels, andlevelling and smoothing coats to uniform thickness
plumbing and straightening corners, angles and wall and ceiling surfaces
creating decorative textures in finishing coats
applying and finishing acoustic, insulating and fireproofing materials bonded with plaster, plasticcementand similar materials
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.