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Segmental Pavers

Also called: Paver Installer, Paving Stone Installer, Cutter, Paver

What they do:
Lay out, cut, and place segmental paving units. Includes installers of bedding and restraining materials for the paving units.
On the job, you would:
  • Prepare base for installation by removing unstable or unsuitable materials, compacting and grading the soil, draining or stabilizing weak or saturated soils and taking measures to prevent water penetration and migration of bedding sand.
  • Supply and place base materials, edge restraints, bedding sand and jointing sand.
  • Discuss the design with the client.

Knowledge

Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • building and construction
Business
  • management
Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilities

Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Controlled Movement
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Concern for Others
  • Integrity
  • Initiative

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Decorative Software Online Visualizers
  • Depiction Software Deco-Con
Computer aided design CAD software
  • Depiction Software Hardscape Imaging Software
  • UNI-GROUP Lockpave Pro
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software

Education

Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
certificate after high school
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$33,720
per year, on average
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