Cut and shape tile to fit around obstacles and into odd spaces and corners, using hand and power cutting tools.
Lay and set mosaic tiles to create decorative wall, mural, and floor designs.
Align and straighten tile using levels, squares, and straightedges.
Determine and implement the best layout to achieve a desired pattern.
Measure and mark surfaces to be tiled, following blueprints.
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.
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.
Prepare cost and labor estimates, based on calculations of time and materials needed for project.
Study blueprints and examine surface to be covered to determine amount of material needed.