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 equivalency
Typical Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 374
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) -5.52 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

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Remove worn, damaged or outdated materials from work areas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

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

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

Handling and Moving Objects

Fabricate garments or textile products
Sew materials by hand
Sand metal or plastic objects
Prepare surfaces for finishing
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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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Customer Service
Linoleum Cutting
Plumbing Installation
Water Heaters
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