Carpet Installers :

Lay and install carpet from rolls or blocks on floors. Install padding and trim flooring materials.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $36,770.00
Average Time to Fill 44 days
Typical Education High school diploma or equivalent
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 685
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 11.68 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation
Work Ethic
Professionalism
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Remove finish from furniture, walls, or related structures
Mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
Install flooring such as carpet, linoleum, or tile
Review construction specifications
Install wooden structural components such as sub flooring, rough framing, or partitions
Remove stains from fabric or carpet
Remove worn, damaged or outdated materials from work areas
Clean work sites
Move heavy objects in construction, extraction, or mining settings

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Estimate project labor requirements
Determine equipment or tool requirements for projects
Estimate project material requirements
Estimate construction, extraction, or mining project material requirements
Measure materials or objects for installation or assembly
Measure work site or construction dimensions
Verify levelness, verticality, or alignment of structures, equipment, or materials
Measure workpieces for reference points or cutting lines

Handling and Moving Objects

Fabricate garments or textile products
Sew materials by hand
Prepare surfaces for finishing
Sand metal or plastic objects
Cut flexible flooring material such as carpet, vinyl, or linoleum
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Cut construction material
Perform basic carpentry


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