Stone Layout Marker

Mark coded instructions on sandstone slabs.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Stone Layout Markers do?

Marks coded instructions on sandstone slabs to specify subsequent processing according to blueprint specifications: Studies blueprint to determine required dimensions of slab and processes needed to finish product. Locates specified slab on conveyor and verifies dimensions, using tape measure. Marks coded instructions on slab to specify processing required, such as radius edge, drip groove, and finished butt joint, using chalk. Records identification number of pieces on form and engraves number on slab edge, using air-powered engraving tool. Pushes slab onto roller conveyor for subsequent processing.

Should I be a Stone Layout Marker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Stone Layout Marker

    Stone Layout Markers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Stone Layout Marker-related education!
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