7113-Stone Cutters, Splitters, Carvers and Stonemasons

Job Title: 

Stone Cutters, Splitters, Carvers and Stonemasons

Job Description: 

Stone cutters, splitters, carvers and stonemasons cut and shape hard and soft stone blocks and slabs for the construction and maintenance of stone structures and monumental masonry and carve designs and figures in stones.


Tasks include:

  • driving wedges into quarried stone to break it into slabs or blocks
  • selecting and grading slabs of blocks of granite, marble and other stone
  • cutting, shaping and finishing building and monumental stone such as granite or marble by using hand or hand-powered tools
  • making patterns and marking shapes on stone for subsequent sawing, planing, drilling and other dressing and cutting operations
  • cutting and carving characters, figures or designs on stone blocks used for monuments or memorials
  • setting stone in the erection of monuments or memorials
  • repairing and replacing stonework on old buildings, churches and monuments
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Marble polisher
Monument carver-setter
Stone grinder

This unit group excludes

Mosaic cutter and setter (7122)

Specific Occupations: 

Stone cutter/Carver


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Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore