What do Floor Sanders and Finishers do?

Scrape and sand wooden floors to smooth surfaces using floor scraper and floor sanding machine, and apply coats of finish.

  • Inspect floors for smoothness.
  • Scrape and sand floor edges and areas inaccessible to floor sanders, using scrapers, disk-type sanders, and sandpaper.
  • Guide sanding machines over surfaces of floors until surfaces are smooth.
  • Attach sandpaper to rollers of sanding machines.
  • Apply filler compound and coats of finish to floors in order to seal wood.
  • Remove excess glue from joints, using knives, scrapers, or wood chisels.

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Necessary Skills

  • Active Listening
  • Operation and Control
  • Coordination
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Speaking
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking