U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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47-2081 Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
Apply plasterboard or other wallboard to ceilings or interior walls of buildings. Apply or mount acoustical tiles or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings and walls of buildings to reduce or reflect sound. Materials may be of decorative quality. Includes lathers who fasten wooden, metal, or rockboard lath to walls, ceilings or partitions of buildings to provide support base for plaster, fire-proofing, or acoustical material. Excludes "Carpet Installers" (47-2041), "Carpenters" (47-2031), and "Tile and Marble Setters" (47-2044).
Illustrative examples: Sheet Rock Hanger,
Acoustical Ceiling Installer
Broad Occupation: 47-2080 Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers
Minor Group: 47-2000 Construction Trades Workers
Major Group: 47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010