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Drywall Framer

Company: Swinerton Incorporated
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description Summary:
Read blueprints and other specifications to determine method of installation, work procedures, and material and tool requirements. Hang drywall on walls and ceilings, cutting to fit. Patch drywall to remove any seams and fill gaps. Support activities at all Swinerton job-sites as directed.

Job Description:


  • Trim rough edges from wall to maintain even joints, fit and fasten wallboard or sheetrock into specified position
  • Measure and mark cutting lines on framing, drywall, and trim
  • Install blanket installation in-between studs and tacks plastic moisture barrier over installation
  • Assemble and install metal framing and decorative trim for windows, doorways and vents
  • Read blueprints and other specifications to determine method of installation, work procedures, material and tool requirements
  • Lay out reference lines and points, computes position of framing, and marks position, using chalk line
  • Suspend angle iron grid and channel iron from ceiling
  • Install horizontal and vertical metal or wooden studs for attachment of wallboard on interior walls, using hand tools
  • Cut metal or wood framing, angle and channel iron, and trim to size, using cutting tools
  • Inspect furring's, mechanical mountings, and masonry surface for plumbness and level, using spirit or water level
  • Layout walls from gridlines
  • Fabricate box headers and king stud assemblies
  • Attach framing to floor using powder actuated fasteners or screws
  • Frame window and door opening systems
  • Build and install box headers
  • Frame for openings for mechanical and other openings in accordance with structural drawings
  • Ensure walls are level and plumb
  • Install door jambs in framing as required
  • Frame block-outs for doors, windows and other openings
  • Install access panels in framing, black iron ceiling systems, grid ceiling systems, drywall, sheathing or cement board in accordance with specifications or local building codes
  • Install flashing at windows and doors and sound and fire caulking as required
  • May supervise small crews
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned

    • Ability to learn new skills with attention to detail
    • Lift and/or pull 75lbs., climb ladders, work off ladders, man lifts or other equipment
    • Ability to maintain a standing position for extended periods of time, fully squat, bend or kneel while wearing a tool belt
    • Must have knowledge of fire rated assemblies and local building codes
    • Understand fall protection systems and working from heights
    • Capable of working in a variety of weather conditions
    • Uphold Swinerton Core Values of Integrity, Leadership, Passion and Excellence at all times
    • Adhere to all OSHA and Swinerton safety practices and procedures

Keywords: Swinerton Incorporated, Charlotte , Drywall Framer, Other , Charlotte, North Carolina

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