Wall & Floor Tiler

Wall & Floor Tiler

Wall and Floor Tilers lay ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass tiles on external and internal walls and floors to provide protective and decorative finishes.

Wall & Floor Tiler

Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $1,000

Where you could work:

Tile Businesses - Inspire Tiling, TaskForce, Tile & Stone Doctor

Self Employed

Wall & Floor Tiler's do the following tasks:

  • Examining plans, measuring and marking surfaces and laying out work
  • Preparing wall and floor surfaces by removing old tiles, grout and adhesive, filling holes and cracks, and cleaning surfaces
  • Spreading adhesive onto prepared surfaces and tiles, and setting tiles in position
  • Using tile-cutting tools to cut and shape tiles needed for edges and corners, and around objects such as fittings and pipes
  • Ensuring tiles are correctly aligned and spaced
  • Grouting tiles, and cleaning and removing excess grout
  • Applying waterproofing systems
  • May lay floors of granolithic, terrazzo, cement or similar composition
  • May lay coloured tiles in patterns to create mosaics