Block and Brick Layers

Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: 200088263_1526265246
Salary: Negotiable

We are looking for Block and Brick Layers who have a minimum of 3 years experience. You should have a good level of English language, be competent and physically fit. For health and safety reasons we will require the right applicant to complete a pre-employment drug screen.


* Lay building materials, such as brick, structural tile and concrete cinder, glass gypsum, and terra cotta block to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers and other structures

* Measure distance from reference points and marks guidelines on working surface to layout work

* Spread soft bed of mortar that serves as base and binder for block using trowel

* Apply mortar to end block and positions block in mortar bed

* Tap block with towel to level align and embed in mortar allowing specified thickness of joint

* Remove excess mortar from face of block using trowel

* Finish mortar between brick with pointing tool or trowel

* Break bricks to fit spaces too small for whole brick using edge of trowel or brick hammer

* Determine vertical and horizontal alignment of course using plumb bob gauge line and level

* Fasten brick or terra cotta veneer to face of structures with tie wires embedded in mortar between bricks or in anchor hole in veneer brick

* May need to weld metal parts so steel structural members

* May need to apply plaster to walls and ceilings using trowel to complete repair work

If you're keen on being part of AWF, get in touch NOW! We know it'll be worth your while. Please call 0800 922955 or email your CV as below.