Wall & Ceiling Plasterer - 1st or 2nd year apprentice

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Location: Melbourne Bayside and South East Suburbs

Sarina Russo Apprenticeships client is a privately owned, Wall & Ceiling Plastering company working through the South East and Greater Melbourne areas.  The company works mainly on residential properties, due to business needs they are looking for a fit, healthy committed Plastering apprentice to join their friendly team.
DUTIES:
•Apply and fix plasterboard partitions, suspended ceilings, fire rating systems, acoustic tiles, and composite wall linings to buildings, and apply decorative and protective coverings of plaster, cement and similar materials to the interiors and exteriors of structures
•Apply decorative and protective coverings of plaster, cement or similar materials to the interiors and exteriors of buildings.
•Level and straighten corners, angles, and wall and ceiling surfaces
•Clean and prepare surfaces 
•Mix and apply coats of plaster, cement, render or similar materials to walls and ceilings, levelling and smoothing them by using trowels to obtain an even thickness.  Apply finishing coats of plaster to give a smooth finish or decorative texture
•Fix precast cornices and panel moldings, ceiling centers and other plaster fittings
•Read and working from, plans and specifications
•Use hand tools, e.g. hammers, squares, hand saws, screwdrivers, measuring tapes and levelling devices etc.
•Use power tools, e.g. electric/battery drills, sanders and laser levelling devices
•Use safe and appropriate means to access (both internal and external) for building and construction sites and trade school environments
•Follow appropriate safety practices when using ladders, other access ways, handrails, barriers, scaffolding and mechanical lifts (trained/licensed users only)

To be considered for this position you must be reliable, honest a good worker and willing to learn.   Have a car and licence, white card and be committed to a 4 year apprenticeship.  Juniors and recommencing Wall & Ceiling Plastering apprentices are encouraged to apply.
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