Tile Worker

Job description

latherTile Finisher

Finisher's work shall consist of assisting, helping or supporting the tile layer

Tile Layer

Installation of varies types of tile; including but not limited to porceiln, ceremic, glass, quarry, natural stone.

NOTE: Workers start out as finishers, and work at finishers' level until sponsored to start tile layer apprenticeship program.

Apprenticeship program

Formal applications are available online at the Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers (BAC) Apprenticeship Training Center website. Please visit the website for details and online application. You will need to provide a resume when completing application.

Call the training center, 763-404-8345 for more information about making appointments here and outstate.

More Information available at www.bactraining.org.


  • Must be 17 years of age or older.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. at least waist height repetitively
  • All applicants should have a valid Minnesota Driver's License and a reliable form of transportation

Selection procedures

The Coordinator of Apprentices will place the names of qualified candidates on the "Active Candidate List." Each qualified candidate will be given a letter of eligibility.

More Information

Tools Needed

Some specific tools are provided by contractors. Worker is responsible for basic hand tools and knee pads. Starting costs run between $150.00 to $200.00.

Transportation Requirements

Sites of jobs vary; workers need to provide their own transportation.


Work hours and other general conditions of employment for apprentices shall be the same as for Journeyworkers. No apprentice will be allowed to work overtime when such work interferes with his/her attendance at related training classes.


Vacation and fringe benefits are included. Starting pay is 60% of Journeyworker's wage, with a 10% raise after the first 1,000 hours (approximately six months) worked.

Please visit us at www.bac1mn-nd.org for more detailed wages.

Union Dues

$200.00 initiation fee.

Monthly membership dues for apprentices are $18.60.

Contact Us

Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local Union 1 Minnesota/North Dakota
312 Central Ave., Rm. 328
Minneapolis, MN 55414

MN/ND Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Journeyman and Apprentice Training Center
5420 International Parkway
New Hope, MN 55428

Tile-Terrazzo Coordinator
Minnesota/North Dakota Areas
Sam Greenwood