Tape & Floater

San Antonio, TX

Position Summary

The Tape & Floater completes the scope of work pertaining to preparing unfinished surfaces for painting. This includes being responsible for the necessary tape and floating of walls specified by the Foremans workplan for the project.


Essential Job Functions

  1. Understand the Floating process.
  2. Fire taping.
  3. Float up to Level 4 on Walls and Fur-outs.
  4. Float up to Level 5 on Walls and Fur-outs.
  5. Apply texture using Hand Trowel techniques.
  6. All other duties as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. List any other qualifications (if needed) not mentioned below that are necessary.

  • Communication Skills- Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to understand and correctly use terms and vocabulary common to the construction field. Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a benefit.
  • Mathematical Skills- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Ability to take measurements, use various scale conversions as well as determine special restrictions.
  • Reasoning Ability- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability assess and resolve minor problems.



High School diploma or GED preferred, at least 1 year of field experience.


 Lift Certification, Fit Test

Physical Requirements   

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to work in physically demanding jobs, including standing, kneeling, bending, lifting 50+ pounds regularly and working at varying heights.


Working Conditions 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Various environmental conditions, including various temperatures and varying noise levels.

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