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Stonemason
  Specialised occupation Specialised occupation

Cuts and shapes hard and soft stone blocks and masonry slabs to construct and renovate stone structures and monumental masonry. Registration or licensing may be required.


Tasks Include:


  • studying plans and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
  • erecting and dismantling restricted height scaffolding
  • sealing foundations with damp-resistant materials and spreading layers of mortar to serve as base and binder for blocks using trowels
  • laying bricks in rows, designs and shapes, and spreading mortar between joints
  • embedding blocks in mortar and removing excess mortar
  • checking vertical and horizontal alignment
  • cutting, shaping and polishing stones and bricks using machines and hand tools, and shaping bricks to fit irregular spaces
  • repairing and maintaining bricks, cement blocks and related structures
  • designing and cutting monumental masonry and lettering
Specialisations
  • Construction Stonemason
  • Monumental Stonemason
Job prospects for Bricklayers and Stonemasons in Victoria

Occupations in the Bricklayers and Stonemasons group include Bricklayer and Stonemason.

Employment prospects
Skills shortage: this occupation needs more skilled workers now. There are currently 6,500 Bricklayers and Stonemasons in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to decline. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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