Following are examples of the tasks required for a cashier position.
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- Cut and trim carpet to fit along
wall edges, openings, and projections, finishing the edges with a wall
- Cut carpet padding to size and
install padding, following prescribed method.
- Fasten metal treads across door
openings or where carpet meets flooring to hold carpet in place.
- Inspect the surface to be covered to
determine its condition, and correct any imperfections that might show
through carpet or cause carpet to wear unevenly.
- Install carpet on some floors using
adhesive, following prescribed method.
- Nail tack strips around area to be
carpeted or use old strips to attach edges of new carpet.
- Plan the layout of the carpet,
allowing for expected traffic patterns and placing seams for best
appearance and longest wear.
- Roll out, measure, mark, and cut
carpeting to size with a carpet knife, following floor sketches and
allowing extra carpet for final fitting.
- Stretch carpet to align with walls
and ensure a smooth surface, and press carpet in place over tack
strips or use staples, tape, tacks or glue to hold carpet in place.
- Take measurements and study floor
sketches to calculate the area to be carpeted and the amount of
- Cut and bind material.
- Draw building diagrams and record
- Join edges of carpet and seam edges
where necessary, by sewing or by using tape with glue and heated
- Measure, cut and install tackless
strips along the baseboard or wall.
- Move furniture from area to be
carpeted and remove old carpet and padding.