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Atlas Masonry and Chimney LLC Mason in Des Moines, Iowa

We are looking for a skilled, experienced mason who can cut, dress and lay brick, block and stone, and who is proficient with both modern power tools and traditional hand tools. Masons can expect to work in all weather and with various materials, lift and carry heavy objects, and read and assess technical drawings. Their responsibilities include installing new brick, block, stone, mixing cement and mortar, and restoring old and damaged masonry works.Successful masons should have a love for traditional techniques, a keenness for learning, exceptional problem-solving skills, and should have a natural talent for working with their hands. Ideal candidates will have completed a three-year apprenticeship, and will be physically fit and able.Mason Responsibilities:Maintaining tools and workspaces.Cutting, shaping and dressing materials.Lifting, carrying and placing prepared blocks.Reading and following technical drawings.Training apprentices.Mixing cement and mortar.Restoring old and worn masonry.Mason Requirements:3+ years' apprenticeship.Love for working with stone.Respect for the ancient traditions of the profession.