Tile installers perform all duties that are relevant to installing wood and ceramic tiles in both commercial and residential settings. They cut and measure tiles to ensure that they are just right for the area that they need to be installed in and also repair or replace broken tiles. They also install decorative tiles on walls and ceilings.

The minimum education requirement for a tile installer is a high school diploma or GED but it is important that he or she understands more than just the basics of this work. When writing a resume for the position of a tile installer, it is important to provide information of previous experiences as experience counts for much at this position. Following is a resume sample that you may find interesting if you are writing a resume for this position.


Tile Installer Resume Sample


James Cox

441 Lumley Street, Detroit, MI 839012
Cell: (999) 999-9999, Email:


Reliable and hardworking individual with a progressive experience in tile installation spanning seven years. Strong knowledge of cutting and shaping tiles around obstacles. Expert in using hand and power tools to cut and shape tiles. Practical hands-on approach to carrying out tile setting activities in conjunction with floor plans

■ Adept at installation of both ceramic and wooden tiles
■ Well versed in estimating tiles cost and labor charges
■ Highly skilled in studying blueprints and examining surfaces prior to beginning an installation
■ Exceptional aesthetic sense aimed at performing tile mounting activities on walls and ceilings


Tile Installer | Inca Tiling Company, Detroit, MI – June 2008 – October 2013

Key Contributions
• Created a mural of tiles for the World Art Exhibition help in Denver, CO in 2012
• Finished a 7 day commercial tiling project in 5 days without compromising on quality
• Trained 5 apprentices to work as tile installers in 1 year
• Created a base budgetary information system for large scale commercial tiling projects

• Check blueprints to determine size of tiles needed for every project
• Cut and shape tiles according to the size of the room
• Ensure that tiles are managed in a way that takes obstacles into consideration
• Install tiles on floors, walls and ceilings
• Mount tiles using adhesives and press them firmly into place
• Align tiles using straightedges and squares
• Measure and mark surfaces prior to starting a project
• Mix plaster and cement in appropriate quantities
• Level concrete and leave to dry
• Remove or repair damaged tiles

Apprentice | Inca Tiling Company, Detroit Michigan – May 2007 – May 2008

• Assisted in measuring site in order to determine size and shape of tiles
• Helped mix mortar and cement to application purposes
• Washed surfaces to increase adhesive qualities
• Cut and scribed edges of tiles for fitting purposes
• Assisted in applying cement to the back of tiles prior to fitting

High School Diploma, Detroit Public School, Detroit, MI – 2006