Position Title: Rebuild Mason

Brick masonry consists of laying brick and masonary materials along with other various materials in, under or upon another structure. Due to the nature of tasks associated with this position all Journeyman Masons are required to be Journeyman Refractory Specialists.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares and uses necessary equipment and materials to perform work of a construction nature.
  • Using supplied construction prints to identify, layout, and complete masonry tasks as required to construct refractory structures
  • Have working knowledge of refractory brick and associated materials and their application
  • Understand processes for measuring and mixing refractory ingredients for a wide variety of mortars and other bonding agents.
  • Monitor mix of mortars to ensure correct ingredients, consistency and texture
  • Operate equipment required for cutting, drilling, grooving and sizing refractory brick.
  • Possess working knowledge of cutting, drilling and grinding media used on equipment.
  • Understand the function and operation of hand tools required such as drills, saws, levels, trowels, grinders and measurement devices
  • Operate ingredient mixers of all sizes to properly mix mortars
  • Have knowledge of ladders, scaffolding and associated equipment to establish safe work platforms
  • Assemble platforms as required by tasks to adhere to all safety requirements
  • Operate cranes and hoists with proper rigging required for lifting equipment and materials.
  • Possess working knowledge of chains, slings, cables and other equipment used in hoisting applications
  • Cleaning, grouting, pointing and other work necessary to achieve desired construction results on Masonry projects
  • Have working knowledge of insulating materials used within the masonry field such as fiber frax and duraboard type items
  • Execute demolition of existing refractory structures and proper disposal of old bricks
  • Interface with computers as needed

Key Understandings

  • 60% + travel required, mostly international


  • Candidate must currently hold the Mason classification
  • Familiar with masonry tools, equipment and safety equipment
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Safety mind set Skill
  • Use of trowels, levels, transit and/or sight level, and other masonry hand and powered tools and equipment
  • Use of measuring tapes, rules, squares used to layout and install materials to specifications
  • Demonstrated advanced masonry skills
  • Good communication skills are required


  • Able to operate a fork truck in tight spaces
  • Work independently by him / herself and also do well within team group
  • Capability of reading / understanding mechanical drawings
  • Layout construction lines accurately, squarely and within tolerances
  • Lay brick, block, and other masonry, true to the line, level and plumb
  • Select proper material and estimate quantities
  • Have a strong ownership of achieving team goal and schedule target
  • Able to travel outside of country for short term to long term basis


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in related jobs
  • Qualified candidates must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED.

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