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Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters - 47-3011.00

O*NET-SOC Description

Help brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, or tile and marble setters by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying, or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Bricklayer Helper
  • Hod Carrier
  • Marble Finisher Helper
  • Mason Tender
  • Restoration Labor Mason Tender

SOC Occupation Groups

47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations
47-3000 Helpers, Construction Trades
47-3010 Helpers, Construction Trades
47-3011.00 Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters

Related Occupations


  • Apply caulk, sealants, or other agents to installed surfaces.
  • Apply grout between joints of bricks or tiles, using grouting trowels.
  • Arrange or store materials, machines, tools, or equipment.
  • Clean installation surfaces, equipment, tools, work sites, or storage areas, using water, chemical solutions, oxygen lances, or polishing machines.
  • Correct surface imperfections or fill chipped, cracked, or broken bricks or tiles, using fillers, adhesives, or grouting materials.
  • Cut materials to specified sizes for installation, using power saws or tile cutters.
  • Erect scaffolding or other installation structures.
  • Locate and supply materials to masons for installation, following drawings or numbered sequences.
  • Mix mortar, plaster, and grout, manually or using machines, according to standard formulas.
  • Modify material moving, mixing, grouting, grinding, polishing, or cleaning procedures, according to installation or material requirements.
  • Move or position materials such as marble slabs, using cranes, hoists, or dollies.
  • Provide assistance in the preparation, installation, repair, or rebuilding of tile, brick, or stone surfaces.
  • Remove damaged tile, brick, or mortar, and clean or prepare surfaces, using pliers, hammers, chisels, drills, wire brushes, or metal wire anchors.
  • Remove excess grout or residue from tile or brick joints, using sponges or trowels.
  • Transport materials, tools, or machines to installation sites, manually or using conveyance equipment.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces.
  • Apply sealants or other protective coatings.
  • Assemble temporary equipment or structures.
  • Assist skilled construction or extraction personnel.
  • Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities.
  • Cut tile, stone, or other masonry materials.
  • Determine operational procedures.
  • Maintain construction tools or equipment.
  • Mix substances or compounds needed for work activities.
  • Move construction or extraction materials to locations where they are needed.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment.
  • Prepare surfaces for finishing.
  • Remove excess materials from finished construction projects.
  • Remove worn, damaged or outdated materials from work areas.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Advanced Builder (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Builder (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Carpentry and Masonry Specialist (Army - Enlisted)
  • Combat Engineer (Army - Enlisted)
  • Combat Engineer (Marine Corps - Enlisted)
  • Constructionman (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Damage Controlman (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Heavy Repair Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Material Maintenance Specialty (Coast Guard - Warrant Officer only)
  • Structural (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Structural Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Structural Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Structural Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Structural Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

  • Marble Finisher
  • Tile Finisher

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Bricklayer Helper, Firebrick and Refractory Tile
  • Hot-Top-Liner Helper
  • Marble Finisher
  • Patcher Helper
  • Tile Finisher