Solid Plasterer

The client

Our latest client is a privately owned civil contractors business based in Sydney, New South Wales. Their team consists of experienced personnel including Project Managers, Engineers, Concrete, Earthworks Supervisors, Surveyors, and some of the best tradespeople in the business.

They are currently looking for an experienced Solid Plasterer to join their team.

The role

Reporting to the Senior Site Supervisor, this role involves application and fixing of 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.

You will be working within a small but team-oriented environment and will be responsible for an array of duties including but not limited to:

  • determining plasterboard layout, and installing insulation and vapour barriers

  • measuring, marking and cutting plasterboard, lifting and positioning panels, and securing them to walls, ceilings and battens

  • preparing corner beads and securing them in position

  • fixing pre-cast cornices, panel mouldings, ceiling centres and other plaster fittings

  • covering joins and nail holes with wet plaster and sealing compounds, and smoothing them using wet brushes and sand paper

  • mixing and applying coats of plaster, cement and render to structures using trowels, and levelling and smoothing coats to uniform thickness

  • plumbing and straightening corners, angles and wall and ceiling surfaces

  • creating decorative textures in finishing coats

  • applying and finishing acoustic, insulating and fireproofing materials bonded with plaster, plastic cement and similar materials

The requirements

  • Experience in applying decorative and protective coverings of plaster, cement and similar materials to the interiors and exteriors of structures

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within a similar setting

  • General construction induction and white card

  • Manual car licence and possess own reliable transport

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • 2 contactable referees to be included in the resume


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