Concrete Finisher

Location: 

Brandon, MB, CA, R7A 6A2

 

Position: Concrete Finisher

Project Location: Brandon, MB

Shift: 10 hours

Schedule: 5/2

Accommodations: Not Available

Travel Details: Not Available

GC: Graham

Allied Partner: Banff Countructors

Reference Number: 16095

 

Position Summary:

 

Possess the full range of knowledge to perform skilled concrete finishing techniques, primarily on flat surface concrete projects including bridge decks, sidewalks, and curbs, using a variety of hand and power tools.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Place and finish concrete floors, driveways, sidewalks, curbs, bridge decks and other concrete structures.
  • Apply architectural, exposed, patterned or stamped, broomed and smooth finishes on concrete surfaces.
  • Repair, waterproof and restore concrete surfaces.
  • Uses dry pack grouting and epoxy materials, and understand how to cure concrete properly.
  • Level and smooth the surface, round the edges, and make joints or grooves to help control cracking on the surface.
  • Perform hand troweling for hard to reach spots in corners, edges, and around pipes.
  • Set the forms that hold concrete to the desired pitch and depth, and alignment.
  • Spread, level, and smooth concrete, using rake, shovel, hand or power trowel, hand or power screed, and float.
  • Mold expansion joints and edges, using edging tools, jointers, and straightedge.
  • Monitor how the wind, heat, or cold affect the curing of the concrete throughout the entire process.
  • Signal truck driver to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete, and move chute to direct concrete on forms.
  • Produce rough concrete surface, using broom.
  • Operate power vibrator to compact concrete.
  • Mix concrete, sand, and water to produce concrete, grout, or slurry, using hoe, trowel, tamper, scraper, or concrete-mixing machine.
  • Cut out damaged areas, drill holes for reinforcing rods, and position reinforcing rods to repair concrete, using power saw and drill.
  • Wet concrete surface, and rub with stone to smooth surface and obtain specified finish.
  • Wet surface to prepare for bonding, fill holes and cracks with grout or slurry, and smooth, using trowel.
  • Clean chipped area, using wire brush, and feel and observe surface to determine if it is rough or uneven.
  • Apply hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete, and waterproof or restore surface.
  • Chip, scrape, and grind high spots, ridges, and rough projections to finish concrete, using pneumatic chisels, power grinders, or hand tools.
  • Build wooden molds, and clamp molds around area to be repaired, using hand tools.
  • Fabricate concrete beams, columns, and panels.
  • Install anchor bolts, steel plates, door sills and other fixtures in freshly poured concrete and/or pattern or stamp the surface to provide a decorative finish.
  • Polish surface, using polishing or surfacing machine.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Experience: Minimum 5 years of related work experience.

 

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