Segmental Pavers

Lay out, cut, and place segmental paving units. Includes installers of bedding and restraining materials for the paving units.

Median Annual Wage: $32,180

Education: High school diploma or equivalent (59%); Post-secondary certificate (31%); Less than high school diploma (7%)

Projected Growth: Much faster than average (22% or higher)

Related Job Titles: Paver Installer; Paving Stone Installer; Cutter; Paver; Paver Layer; Segmental Wall Installer

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  • Supply and place base materials, edge restraints, bedding sand and jointing sand.
  • Discuss the design with the client.
  • Set pavers, aligning and spacing them correctly.
  • Sweep sand into the joints and compact pavement until the joints are full.
  • Screed sand level to an even thickness, and recheck sand exposed to elements, raking and rescreeding if necessary.
  • Cut paving stones to size and for edges, using a splitter and a masonry saw.
  • Compact bedding sand and pavers to finish the paved area, using a plate compactor.
  • Design paver installation layout pattern and create markings for directional references of joints and stringlines.
  • Sweep sand from the surface prior to opening to traffic.
  • Resurface an outside area with cobblestones, terracotta tiles, concrete or other materials.
  • Cement the edges of the paved area.

Source: O*NET OnLine information for Segmental Pavers.

  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.

Source: O*NET OnLine information for Segmental Pavers.

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