Military Veteran - Drywall Mechanic

Adaptive Construction Solutions - College Station, TX

Military Veteran - Drywall Mechanic

A customer-oriented construction staffing and payroll firm has Drywall Mechanic positions in multiple areas across Texas. They are looking for dependable, safety-aware, and capable temp-to-hire Drywall Mechanics.

 

Locations: College Station, Dallas, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Rio Grande Valley

 

Compensation: $14 - $22 per hour depending on certifications and experience

 

Responsibilities:

    1) Trims rough edges from wallboard to maintain even joints, using knife.

    2) Fits and fastens wallboard or sheetrock into specified position, using hand tools, portable power tools, or adhesive.

    3) Measures and marks cutting lines on framing, drywall, and trim, using tape measure, straightedge or square, and marking devices.

    4) Installs blanket insulation between studs and tacks plastic moisture barrier over insulation.

    5) Removes plaster, drywall, or paneling, using crowbar and hammer.

    6) Assembles and installs metal framing and decorative trim for windows, doorways, and vents

    7) Reads blueprints and other specifications to determine method of installation, work procedures, and material and tool requirements.

    8) Lays out reference lines and points, computes position of framing and furring channels, and marks position, using chalk line.

    9) Suspends angle iron grid and channel iron from ceiling, using wire.

    10) Installs horizontal and vertical metal or wooden studs for attachment of wallboard on interior walls, using hand tools.

    11) Cuts metal or wood framing, angle and channel iron, and trim to size, using cutting tools.

    12) Cuts openings into board for electrical outlets, windows, vents, or fixtures, using keyhole saw or other cutting tools.

Work Environment

As one may expect, construction is performed in physically demanding and dangerous conditions. These include but are not limited to extreme heights, confined spaces, cold winters and hot summers. As a result, insulators must be willing to work in austere (strict) safety conditions.

 

Candidate Requirements (no experience required)

  • Ability to work in and promote a drug free environment
  • Able to carry 50/60lbs of equipment and lift 100lbs
  • Be reliable and practice good attendance
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Have completed high school or earned an equivalent
  • Willingness to submit to drug screening, physical and background check

 

Preference is provided to applicants who have served in the Armed Forces

 

Next Steps

If you are interested and meet the requirements, please complete application.

 

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Posted On: Friday, April 16, 2021



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