Tile Conduit Layer

Lay tile conduits that insulate and protect water or steampipes.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $69,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tile Conduit Layers do?

Lays tile conduit that insulates and protects water or steampipes: Lays runners in previously excavated trench and checks slope with carpenter’s level, digging out or filling in with loose earth. Splits drain tile longitudinally and places halved tiles on runners, fitting spigot end of each half tile into bell end of adjacent tile. Mixes mortar of cement, oakum, and water, and applies it to edges of top half of tiles after PIPE FITTER has laid water or steampipes in bottom tiles already in position. Places top half sections on corresponding bottom half tiles and seals joints between sections by forcing mortar into bell end of tiles [PIPE LAYER].

Should I be a Tile Conduit Layer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Floor Layer Tile, Mastic Floor Layer, Parquet Floor Layer, Parquetry Floor Layer, Tile Layer

    How to become a Tile Conduit Layer

    Most Tile Conduit Layers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:a9maaa&chl=|no+college+%2883%25%29|certificate+%2817%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,83
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