Bricklayers lay concrete block, brick, pre-cut stone and other materials in the construction or repairing of structures.

What do Bricklayers do on the job?

  • Read blueprints to calculate materials required.
  • Cut and trim bricks and concrete blocks to specification using hand and power tools.
  • Construct or repair walls, foundations and other structures in residential, industrial and commercial construction.
  • Lay bricks or other masonry units to construct chimneys and fireplaces.
  • May restore, clean or paint existing masonry structures.

For further details about this occupation, please see the High School to Apprenticeship handbook, or find it on this website under “Resources.”