Sample 1 - State of California

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Segmental Pavers
(SOC Code : 47-4091)
in California

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

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months) .

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AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$17.68$13.67$17.24$21.41

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
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.
Supply and place base materials, edge restraints, bedding sand and jointing sand.
Discuss the design with the client.
Set pavers, aligning and spacing them correctly.
Sweep sand into the joints and compact pavement until the joints are full.
Screed sand level to an even thickness, and recheck sand exposed to elements, raking and rescreeding if necessary.
Cut paving stones to size and for edges, using a splitter and a masonry saw.
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.
Sweep sand from the surface prior to opening to traffic.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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