Opinion Letter
PW-2008-03-5.8.08

Please be advised that the attached letter issued by this Office to you on March 23, 2007 is hereby rescinded. The following list sets forth the appropriate job classifications for the specific tasks involved in the XXXX School project.

1. Patching Block Walls (workers patched interior concrete block walls with a trowel and jointer). The proper job classification for this work is Brick/Stone/Artificial Masonry (inc. Masonry Waterproofing).

2. Rubbing Block Walls (upon construction of the new wall, workers used a rubbing stone and/or grinder to rub the concrete block walls). The proper job classification for this work is Brick/Stone/Artificial Masonry (inc. Masonry Waterproofing).

3. Cut Joints (workers cut concrete block joints on new interior concrete block walls by saw or grinder). The proper job classification for this work is Brick/Stone/Artificial Masonry (inc. Masonry Waterproofing).

4. Rubbing, Cleaning Bricks (after installation of the brick-face, workers used water or acid to wash the brick, exterior wall; they also used a brush and stone to smooth the surface of the brick). The proper job classification for this work is Brick/Stone/Artificial Masonry (inc. Masonry Waterproofing).

5. Installing Wall Ties (wall ties were used to secure the brick face to the surface of an exterior wall; and ties were installed through use of a power screw gun). The proper job classification for this work is Brick/Stone/Artificial Masonry (inc. Masonry Waterproofing).

I hope this information has been helpful. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Lisa Price at (617) 626-6952.

Sincerely,
Laura M. Marlin
Commissioner