What does a Segmental Paver do?
Lay out, cut, and place segmental paving units. Includes installers of bedding and restraining materials for the paving units.
- Supply and place base materials, edge restraints, bedding sand and jointing sand.
- Prepare base for installation by removing unstable or unsuitable materials, compacting and grading the soil, draining or stabilizing weak or saturated soils and taking measures to prevent water penetration and migration of bedding sand.
- Sweep sand from the surface prior to opening to traffic.
- Set pavers, aligning and spacing them correctly.
- Sweep sand into the joints and compact pavement until the joints are full.
- Compact bedding sand and pavers to finish the paved area, using a plate compactor.
- Design paver installation layout pattern and create markings for directional references of joints and stringlines.
- Resurface an outside area with cobblestones, terracotta tiles, concrete or other materials.
- Discuss the design with the client.
- Cut paving stones to size and for edges, using a splitter and a masonry saw.
- Screed sand level to an even thickness, and recheck sand exposed to elements, raking and rescreeding if necessary.
- Cement the edges of the paved area.