Brick and stone masons lay bricks, concrete blocks, stone, and similar materials to construct / restore walls, foundations, fireplaces, and other structures in residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional construction. They may also build patios, garden walls, and other decorative installations.
Where They Work
People in this group work for construction companies, brick, stone, refractory, restoration, masonry, plastering, drywalling, and lathing contractors, precast concrete products manufacturers, other organizations. They may also be self-employed.
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.