Painter / Decorator Jobs

Plasterer jobs carry out two main types of plastering, solid plastering, which involves a plasterer applying wet plaster to walls and ceilings to form a flat, smooth surface, ready for decoration or plasterer jobs can carry out fibrous plastering, which is a specialist job involving making or repairing decorative plaster mouldings, such as cornices or ceiling roses.

Plasterer jobs involve working in new buildings and in existing buildings undergoing refurbishment.  Plasterer jobs may also gain some work in the ‘heritage' sector, conserving and restoring historic buildings. Plasterer jobs can occasionally work outdoors, applying render to outside walls.

Plasterer jobs will normally include working 39 hours, Monday to Friday, but a plasterer can often work overtime. A  Solid plasterer will mainly work indoors. Conditions for  plasterer jobs on building sites can be cold and draughty. Fibrous plasterer jobs are usually based in workshops.

Plasterer jobs involve work that requires a lot of standing, bending, kneeling and climbing.  Plasterer jobs may include travel from site to site, and a plasterer may also work away from home for short or long periods.

Plasterer jobs may allow earning an hourly of between £13ph and £15ph 

Plasterer jobs require fitness and strength, to be able to work quickly but carefully, have good hand-to-eye co-ordination for fibrous plastering and other decorative work a plasterer will need to have artisitc qualities.

There are more than 39,000 plasterer jobs in the UK. The main employers for plasterer jobs are specialist plaster jobs contractors and general building contractors. The number of plasterer jobs is expected to decline in future and some are moving into dry lining, a related trade where plasterboard is attached to walls and ceilings.

It is possible to train as a plasterer at any age over 16.
 
Plasterer jobs training usually involves a combination of on-the-job experience and attendance at a college or a training centre. There are plasterer apprenticeship schemes available, and it is possible to do NVQs/SVQs in plastering.

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Job Listings

  1. Painter

    Location: Ayrshire South

    Salary: £15.00 p/h

    Category: Painter/Decorator

    We are currently looking for a CSCS Painter for a short term contract based in Girvan starting ASAP initially for two weeks but with potential for other contracts after this.
    You must be -
    Time Served
    Hold a CSCS Card
    Taping experience would be beneficial
    Salary £15per hour

  2. Painter

    Location: Greenock

    Salary: £14.00 p/h

    Category: Painter/Decorator

    We are currently looking for a CSCS Painter for a short term contract based in Greenock starting on Monday 26th March initially for two weeks but with potential for other contracts after this.
    You must be -
    Time Served
    Hold a CSCS Card
    Taping experience would be beneficial
    Salary £14per hour