Tile Setter / Slab Fabricator

Bruce Olson Construction
Verdi, NV View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description

Bruce Olson Construction is looking for a Tile / Slab Fabricator lead.

We serve the Greater Lake Tahoe and Truckee area with our main office located in Verdi

Working Department Lead

Reports to:
Operations Manager


The Tile Setter is an integral part of the tile and slab fabrication team and supports the tile and slab stone finishes the Company offers its clients in their kitchens, baths, bar areas, game rooms and other areas. Need to be able to lead crew members with confidence and BOC quality in mind.

Essential Functions

Under general supervision of the Tile Dept. Manager and/or shop/jobsite foreman performs repetitive and routine tile and slab fabrication tasks. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Planning layout as instructed.

2. Preparing surface and underlayment areas.

3. Installing vertical and flat tile including but not limited to floor, wall and shower tile.

4. Fabricating slabs including but not limited to cutting, texturing and polishing surface and edges of material. Fully understanding and able to operation all fabrication equipment.

5. Assisting with other installations in the field as required.

6. Assisting with the loading & unloading of equipment and/or materials.

7. Shop and jobsite maintenance including sweeping and other housekeeping-related tasks.


Ability to communicate with supervisor and co-workers.

Work independently and within team environment.

Follow instructions.

Close attention to detail.


Positive disposition and attitude.

Punctual and regular attendance.

Work in a safe manner.

Professional appearance.

Work Environment

This job requires work to be performed in a shop or on a construction site. Tile and slab fabrication team members are expected to be able to perform in an indoor or outdoor environment including various weather conditions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Lifting, pulling and pushing objects (equipment, materials or tools) up to 80 lbs. unassisted occasionally, up to 40 lbs. unassisted frequently and up to 20 lbs. unassisted continuously

Bending at the waist, twisting, rotating, squatting, stooping and/or kneeling frequently

Standing for extended periods of time

Climbing ladders, scaffolding or other job-made ladders frequently

Walking over uneven, wet and/or slippery surfaces, including dirt, gravel, mud and snow, frequently

Ability to work in all-weather conditions (varies from strong sun and heat in the Summer months to heavy rain, snow, wind and cold in the Winter months)

Performing repetitive motions for long periods, such as cutting, screwing and soldering using hand or pneumatic tools

Good sense of balance

Good hand-eye coordination

Manual dexterity

Visual acuity

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time, year-round position, scheduled for 40 hours per week. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Weather and other factors could cause a variance in the work schedule.


Travel is primarily to jobsites in and around the Truckee/Lake Tahoe area.

Required Education and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Fluent English.

Preferred Education and Experience

Completion of a vocational education program with an emphasis on plumbing and heating.

Ability to perform mathematical calculations, including fractions.

A clean driving record.

Bi-lingual with Spanish.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

1. 10-hour OSHA certificate for the Construction Industry

Work Authorization

Employees must be authorized to work in the United States to obtain this position and must be able to provide legitimate documentation of your employment eligibility upon hire.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

This job description has been approved by management.

Employee signature below constitutes employee’s understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $35.00 – $45.00 per hour



Dental insurance

Health insurance

Vision insurance


8 hour shift

Monday to Friday


Welders & Fabricators: 1 year (Preferred)

Welding: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Job Detail
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience No experience
  • Education No education