Brick Mason

Career Overview 

Lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, inder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.  Skills and Abilities  The most desired quality in Brickmasons is dependability and a strong work ethic. Knowledge of basic math including measurement, volume, mixing proportions, plane geometry, and mechanical drawing are important in this trade. Specific skills include: interpret blueprints and drawings to determine specifications; calculate the materials required; lay and align bricks, blocks, or tiles to build or repair structures; move or lift heavy objects; read blue prints and technical drawings. 

Skills and Abilities

The most desired quality in Brickmasons is dependability and a strong work ethic. Knowledge of basic math including measurement, volume, mixing proportions, plane geometry, and mechanical drawing are important in this trade. Specific skills include: interpret blueprints and drawings to determine specifications; calculate the materials required; lay and align bricks, blocks, or tiles to build or repair structures; move or lift heavy objects; read blue prints and technical drawings.

Salary Ranges (entry level --> experienced) 

$13.58 - $30.16 (hourly)

$28,250 - $62,740 (annual)

 

SOURCE: CollegeinColorado.org