Job for the future Bricklayers

Average hourly wage


Job description

These individuals lay bricks, concrete blocks, and stones. They build or repair walls, chimneys, fireplaces, and so on.

Personality profiles (RIASEC)

People with this profile prefer carrying out concrete tasks and being physically involved in what they do.
People with this profile prefer specific, well-defined tasks. They like to respect the order of things and follow established rules.
People with this profile prefer to be in contact with others, in particular to entertain, help or teach them.

Main tasks

  • Read diagrams and plans to calculate the materials required.
  • Cut and trim bricks and concrete blocks according to specifications.
  • Build and line factory chimneys with bricks.
  • Line heating installations (ovens, fireplaces, boilers, etc.).
  • Cover surfaces (e.g. walls).
  • Construct and install structures from prefabricated masonry elements.
  • Build terraces, low walls, or other decorative work.
  • Refurbish, clean, or paint existing structures.

Targeted regions

  • Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Capitale-Nationale
  • Mauricie
  • Estrie
  • Montréal
  • Outaouais
  • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Côte-Nord
  • Nord-du-Québec
  • Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine
  • Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Laval
  • Lanaudière
  • Laurentides
  • Montérégie
  • Centre-du-Québec
  • All regions/national

Last update: April 28, 2023


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