Construction  Masonry

Instructor: Erik Cantamessa

Masonry shop bldge. E
ecantamessa@pnwboces.org
(914)-248-2240
masonry    

Program Description

From a simple walkway to the ornate exterior of a high-rise building, masons use a variety of materials to create durable surfaces and structures. The Masonry program combines classroom training and job site experience so that upon graduation, students should perform as entery-level masonry apprentices . The program is certified by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and recognized by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Students will also be able to recieve there OSHA 10 hour card for general construction. Students receive instruction in laying concrete block and brick, composite walls, chimneys and fireplaces, landscaping, segmental pavers, setting tile, stone work, drywall, stucco and concrete pouring/finishing. Other topics include the different types of mortar mixes, their strength and uses, reinforcement of masonry walls, masonry cleaning, weather protection for masonry, and estimating supplies and materials.
 
 
 
Employment Opportunities                                                                            Personal Qualifications
  • Bricklayer                                                                                                 Ability to work independently   
  • Stone Mason                                                                                                                         Team player
  • Concrete Finisher                                                                                                                   Creativity    
  • Form Builder                                                                                                                          Patience
  • Masonry sales person                                                                                                             Communication Skills 
  • Marble/Tile Setter                                                                                                                   Strong/physicaly
  • Masonry Foreman                                                                                                                   Problem solver
  • Masonry laborer
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Estimator

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Last Modified on June 21, 2012
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