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Bricklayers lay bricks, concrete blocks, stone and other similar materials to construct or repair walls, arches, chimneys, fireplaces and other structures in accordance with blueprints and specifications. They are employed by construction companies and bricklaying contractors or they may be self-employed.
apprentice bricklayer, bricklayer, brickmason, refractory bricklayer, stonecutter, stonemason.
- Read sketches and blueprints to calculate materials required
- Cut and trim bricks and concrete blocks to specification using hand and power tools
- Prepare and lay bricks, concrete blocks, stone, structural tiles and similar materials to construct or repair walls, foundations and other structures in residential, industrial and commercial construction
- Lay bricks or other masonry units to build residential or commercial chimneys and fireplaces
- Lay radial bricks to build masonry shells of industrial chimneys
- Lay or install firebricks to line industrial chimneys and smokestacks
- Line or reline furnaces, kilns, boilers and similar installations using refractory or acid-resistant bricks, refractory concretes, plastic refractories and other materials
- Lay bricks, stone or similar materials to provide veneer facing to walls or other surfaces
- Construct and install prefabricated masonry units
- Lay bricks or other masonry units to build patios, garden walls and other decorative installations
- May restore, clean or paint existing masonry structures.
Outlook & Prospects for Bricklayers in Côte-Nord Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Côte-Nord region are expected to be fair for this occupation.
Local Labour Market News
Week of Feb 04 – Feb 08, 2013
- Canadian National has put on hold its project to build more than 800 km of track between Sept-îles and Schefferville (available in French only)
Week of Jan 28 – Feb 01, 2013
- A new $4.7M building dedicated to the industrial maintenance technology program will be constructed at the Sept-Îles CEGEP (available in French only)
Week of Jan 14 – Jan 18, 2013
- Construction Voyer of Laval will build 105 new single-family dwellings and take on care of the land and streets in the Ville de Grasse sector in 2013. The project, worth over $35M, has already received a favourable welcome in Sept-Îles. (available in French only)
Week of Sep 24 – Sep 28, 2012
- The cost of construction for the route to bypass the municipality of LongueRive, in HauteCôteNord, is estimated at $78M (available in French only)
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