Floor Sanders and Finishers:

Scrape and sand wooden floors to smooth surfaces using floor scraper and floor sanding machine, and apply coats of finish.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 47 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 70
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 3.90 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Sand metal or plastic objects
Prepare building surfaces for paint, finishes, wallpaper, or adhesives
Level sand, dirt, concrete, or gravel bedding or foundation
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Don/Doff construction, extraction, or mining related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Load materials into construction equipment
Shape construction materials such as wood
Apply grouting or mortar
Cut construction material

Performing General Physical Activities

Remove finish from furniture, walls, or related structures
Finish floor, furniture, or related wood surfaces
Fit construction materials such as wood
Join wood or other construction materials
Clean work sites
Remove excess materials from finished construction projects
Review construction specifications
Move heavy objects in construction, extraction, or mining settings

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