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Chambers - Plasterer - Derby, UK

Karl Andrew Chambers

Derby, UK




a hardworking, reliable and competent candidate with n.v.q qualifications specializing in plastering and skimming within the construction and residential industry for the past 22 years, adept at rendering traditional and specialized techniques in plastering and skimming, skilled at tile application, construction, wet wall, terr-lining and damp proofing, excellent mentoring ability, a good motivator, passionate about and dedicated to his trade, works well independently and with a team, sound time and stress management skills, excellent personal and professional ethics and possessing the ability to achieve a high level of workmanship within the required time frame.

Work History


self emplyment, k.c plasterers.

From April 2003

performs plastering and skimming to involve mixing plaster to a smooth consistency and applying plaster to walls to a high standard with a hand board and trowel.
readies the wet wall by applying browning/bonding and british jipson materials to brickwork and block work to provide flat surface ready for skimming, applying sand and cement to intertia and external walls to achieve a flat layer to building.
construct walls, partition walls, and decorative coving and ceiling roses, installs RSJ/lintels when necessary,
delivers treealining by applying a decorative finish using wall gun to external walls to building, involved with tiling within kitchen and bathroom walls.
applies damp proving, which involves tanking in underground rooms and injecting wall with a chemical that water proofs the brick work to prevent damp rising.


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installing clean power supplys and data cables for computers and tills in supermarkets all over the country, working away from home, working days and nights.

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key skills

excellent skills in the trade, knowledgeable construction of walls and wall partitions, wet wall, tile application and removal, terralining and damp proofing, familiar with rendering, boarding, mixing and covering, making ceiling roses and skimming smooth finish, able to complete large projects like full houses, pubs and office blocks and barn conversions.
conversant with specialized plastering techniques such as house hair and lime, a specialized and traditional rendering used on listed buildings which involves mixing real horse hair and lime to create a thick consistency and applying it to the walls with hand board and trowel.
excellent mentoring techniques and sound leadership skills, able to effectively mentor apprentices, provided volunteer work for children for 2 weeks of extramural construction work to gain experience in the trade.
good personal and professional ethics, able to successfully run his own construction business, good interpersonal and communication abilities, relates well with apprentices, co workers and management in all levels.

Qualifications & Certifications

construction and bse course c&g 590 plastering adv craft

baseford hall collage

henry boot training limited plastering

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city and guilds of london institute

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