Plasterer Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Plasterer

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Plasterer to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for applying plaster to walls, ceilings, and other surfaces to create a smooth and even finish. The Plasterer will work on a variety of projects, including new construction, renovations, and repairs.


  • Prepare surfaces for plastering by cleaning, sanding, and applying bonding agents
  • Mix plaster to the desired consistency and apply it to surfaces using trowels, brushes, or spray equipment
  • Smooth and level plaster to create an even finish
  • Apply decorative finishes, such as stucco or textured plaster
  • Repair cracks and other damage to existing plaster surfaces
  • Read and interpret blueprints and specifications to determine the amount of materials needed for a project
  • Ensure that all work is completed on time and to the required quality standards
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area


  • Proven experience as a Plasterer
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
  • Knowledge of different types of plaster and their applications
  • Ability to mix and apply plaster to create a smooth and even finish
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to quality
  • Physical stamina and the ability to work in a variety of environments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Education and Training:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of an apprenticeship program or vocational training in plastering
  • Certification in plastering or a related field is a plus

Working Conditions: The Plasterer will work on construction sites and in other environments that may be dusty, noisy, or otherwise challenging. The position may require working at heights or in confined spaces. The Plasterer must be able to lift heavy materials and stand for extended periods of time.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Plasterer

What is the best way to find and hire a Plasterer near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Plasterer applicants. Employers posting their Plasterer job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Plasterer applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Plasterer are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 14 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 3 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Plasterer positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Plasterer role?
SMS has 82% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Plasterer job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Plasterers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 136% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Plasterer applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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