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1,460 Setter
Jobs Available
in US
$ 11.06 - 22.50/hour

Resumes of Setter

Writing an effective Setter resume is an essential part of your job search. Make sure you include a summary of your experience and goals, plus, list relevant work experience, certifications and computer programs you know. Also, highlight your skills, such as: being a good communicator, managing projects and more.

Be sure to use some of the same words found in the job description, and don't forget to proofread! Our Setter resume examples will guide you through this process. Build your resume at CareerBuilder in a few clicks or, upload an existing one, now.


Typical Setter responsibilities to be added to your resume.

  • Determine and implement the best layout to achieve a desired pattern.

  • Remove any old tile, grout and adhesive using chisels and scrapers and clean the surface carefully.

  • Align and straighten tile using levels, squares, and straightedges.

  • Apply mortar to tile back, position the tile, and press or tap with trowel handle to affix tile to base.

  • Measure and mark surfaces to be tiled, following blueprints.

  • Study blueprints and examine surface to be covered to determine amount of material needed.

  • Mix and apply mortar or cement to edges and ends of drain tiles to seal halves and joints.

  • Lay and set mosaic tiles to create decorative wall, mural, and floor designs.

  • Cut and shape tile to fit around obstacles and into odd spaces and corners, using hand and power cutting tools.

  • Finish and dress the joints and wipe excess grout from between tiles, using damp sponge.

  • Cut, surface, polish, and install marble and granite or install pre-cast terrazzo, granite or marble units.

  • Prepare surfaces for tiling by attaching lath or waterproof paper, or by applying a cement mortar coat to a metal screen.

  • Level concrete and allow to dry.

  • Remove and replace cracked or damaged tile.

  • Build underbeds and install anchor bolts, wires, and brackets.

  • Install and anchor fixtures in designated positions, using hand tools.

  • Select and order tile and other items to be installed, such as bathroom accessories, walls, panels, and cabinets, according to specifications.

  • Measure and cut metal lath to size for walls and ceilings, using tin snips.

  • Apply a sealer to make grout stain- and water-resistant.

  • Assist customers in selection of tile and grout.

  • Spread mastic or other adhesive base on roof deck to form base for promenade tile, using serrated spreader.

  • Prepare cost and labor estimates, based on calculations of time and materials needed for project.

  • Brush glue onto manila paper on which design has been drawn and position tiles, finished side down, onto paper.

  • Cut tile backing to required size, using shears.

  • Mix, apply, and spread plaster, concrete, mortar, cement, mastic, glue or other adhesives to form a bed for the tiles, using brush, trowel and screed.


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