Segmental Pavers
SOC: 47-4091.00

Description:

Lay out, cut, and place segmental paving units. Includes installers of bedding and restraining materials for the paving units.


National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.


Employment Projections:

Employment (2014):
1,300 employed

Projected (2024):
1,400 employed

Projected growth (2014-2024)


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 2014-2024 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.


Alternate Titles:

  • Bricklayer
  • Concrete Pavement Installer
  • Concrete Paver
  • Cutter
  • Installer
  • Interlocking Concrete Pavement Installer
  • Interlocking Installer
  • Interlocking Pavement Installer
  • Landscape Foreman
  • Paver
  • Paver Installer
  • Paver Layer
  • Paving Foreman
  • Paving Stone Installer
  • Segmental Paver Installer
  • Segmental Wall Installer
  • Slab Installer
  • Travertine Installer


  • Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed

    Experience:

    Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.

    Education:

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.

    Job Training:

    Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.


    Required Skills:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Mathematics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Persuasion
  • Negotiation
  • Instructing
  • Service Orientation
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Operations Analysis
  • Technology Design
  • Equipment Selection
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Operation and Control
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Repairing
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Time Management
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Management of Personnel Resources

  • Knowledge Used:

  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Accounting
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Production and Processing
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Design
  • Building and Construction
  • Mechanical
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • Geography
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Therapy and Counseling
  • Education and Training
  • English Language
  • History and Archeology
  • Philosophy and Theology
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Law and Government
  • Telecommunications
  • Communications and Media
  • Transportation


  • Tasks:

  • Supply and place base materials, edge restraints, bedding sand and jointing sand.
  • Prepare base for installation by removing unstable or unsuitable materials, compacting and grading the soil, draining or stabilizing weak or saturated soils and taking measures to prevent water penetration and migration of bedding sand.
  • Sweep sand from the surface prior to opening to traffic.
  • Set pavers, aligning and spacing them correctly.
  • Sweep sand into the joints and compact pavement until the joints are full.
  • Compact bedding sand and pavers to finish the paved area, using a plate compactor.
  • Design paver installation layout pattern and create markings for directional references of joints and stringlines.
  • Resurface an outside area with cobblestones, terracotta tiles, concrete or other materials.
  • Discuss the design with the client.
  • Cut paving stones to size and for edges, using a splitter and a masonry saw.
  • Screed sand level to an even thickness, and recheck sand exposed to elements, raking and rescreeding if necessary.
  • Cement the edges of the paved area.

  • Tools & Technology:

  • Backhoes
  • Bandcutters
  • Base rakes
  • Chainsaws
  • Chalk line markers
  • Chop saws
  • Demolition hammers
  • Dump trucks
  • Dust collectors
  • Fork-grapples
  • Forklifts
  • Grout mixers
  • Hardscape mallets
  • Jackhammers
  • Laser levels
  • Leaf blowers
  • Lifting spreaders
  • Masonry saws
  • Material hoists
  • Material moving cranes
  • Mini excavators
  • Pallet wagons
  • Paver adjusters
  • Paver block splitters
  • Paver brooms
  • Paver carts
  • Paver extractors
  • Paver layout squares
  • Paver pullers
  • Paver scribers
  • Paver washers
  • Paving edgers
  • Power brooms
  • Pressure washers
  • Rubber hammers
  • Sand screeding equipment
  • Screed rails
  • Skid steer loaders
  • Slab lifters
  • Slide hammers
  • Stone grinders
  • Table saws
  • Vacuum lifters
  • Vibratory plate compactors
  • Wheeled front end loaders
  • Decorative Software Online Visualizers
  • Depiction Software Deco-Con
  • Depiction Software Deco-Con Estimating Software
  • Depiction Software Hardscape Imaging Software
  • UNI-GROUP Lockpave Pro
  • Web browser software


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    industry stats

    SOC: 47-0000

    Total Employed: 5,477,820

    Average Annual Salary: $47,580