Segmental Pavers

Also called: Cutter, Paver, Paver Installer

Career Cluster: Architecture & Construction
What they do:
Lay out, cut, and place segmental paving units. Includes installers of bedding and restraining materials for the paving units.
On the job, you would:
  • 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.
KNOWLEDGE

Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • building and construction
Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
Business
  • management
SKILLS

Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions
Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
ABILITIES

Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
Controlled Movement
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
PERSONALITY

People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.

They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Concern for Others
  • Integrity
  • Initiative
TECHNOLOGY

You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Decorative Software Online Visualizers
  • Depiction Software Deco-Con
EDUCATION


high school diploma/GED or certificate after high school
usually needed
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JOB OUTLOOK

New job opportunities are likely in the future.

Salary:
High: $77,500.00
Median: $47,090.00
Low: $34,840.00
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