Brickmasons & Blockmasons
Also called: Brick Layer, Brick Mason, Bricklayer, Mason
In the Air Force: Structural; Structural Apprentice; Structural Craftsman; Structural Helper; Structural Journeyman
In the Army: Carpentry and Masonry Specialist
In the Coast Guard: Structural
In the Marine Corps: Basic Engineer, Construction, and Equipment Marine; Builder; Carpentry and Masonry Specialist; Combat Engineer; Structural Apprentice; Structural Craftsman; Structural Helper; Structural Journeyman
In the Navy: Builder; Builder Basic
- Remove excess mortar with trowels and hand tools, and finish mortar joints with jointing tools, for a sealed, uniform appearance.
- Construct corners by fastening in plumb position a corner pole or building a corner pyramid of bricks, and filling in between the corners using a line from corner to corner to guide each course, or layer, of brick.
- Measure distance from reference points and mark guidelines to lay out work, using plumb bobs and levels.
Engineering and Technology
Math and Science
Education and Training
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Project management software
Computer aided design CAD software