Examine and repair sandstone table and counter tops, using handtools.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Sandstone Inspector-Repairers do?
Examines and repairs sandstone table and counter tops, using handtools: Examines and feels sandstone for defects, such as flaking or bubbles in paint, pits, cracks, and chipped areas, and for variations in surface texture. Sands top and edges of stone, using fine grit abrasive paper. Fills cracks and holes with stone cement to level of stone surface or to match corner or edge of stone, using spatula. Applies flame of propane torch to defective painted area to ensure adhesion of stone cement to painted surface. Reads blueprint specifications and verifies dimensions and location of holes in table and counter tops, using tape and micrometer.
Should I be a Sandstone Inspector-Repairer?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
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How to Become a
Most Sandstone Inspector-Repairers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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