Lay and install carpet from rolls or blocks on floors. Install padding and trim flooring materials.
* Attention to Detail
* Self Control
* Analytical Thinking
* Stress Tolerance
* Roll out, measure, mark, and cut carpeting to size with a carpet knife, following floor sketches and allowing extra carpet for final fitting.
* Cut and trim carpet to fit along wall edges, openings, and projections, finishing the edges with a wall trimmer.
* Inspect the surface to be covered to determine its condition, and correct any imperfections that might show through carpet or cause carpet to wear unevenly.
Construction and Extraction
Sample Job Titles
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