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Concrete Worker / Finisher

Concrete Worker / Finisher

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking a Concrete Worker/Finisher to place concrete, smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walls, roofs, columns, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for foundations, slabs, walls and other structural components; patch voids; and use saws to cut expansion joints. Work hours are typically M-F 8 to 10 hours per day per the needs of the project.


Key Responsibilities

  • Set the forms that hold concrete to the desired pitch and depth, and align them
    • Position construction forms or molds
  • Check the forms that hold the concrete to see that they are properly constructed
    • Inspect completed work to ensure proper installation
  • Spread, level, consolidate and smooth concrete, using rake, shovel, hand or power trowel, hand or power screed, power consolidation equipment and float
    • Spread concrete or other aggregate mixtures
    • Finish concrete surfaces
  • Monitor how the wind, heat, or cold affect the curing of the concrete throughout the entire process
    • Monitor construction operations
  • Direct the casting of the concrete and supervise laborers who use shovels or special tools to spread it
    • Direct construction or extraction personnel
  • Produce required concrete surfaces, using concrete finishing techniques and equipment
    • Finish concrete surfaces
  • Mold expansion joints and edges, using edging tools, jointers, and straightedge
    • Finish concrete surfaces
  • Clean chipped area, using wire brush, and feel and observe surface to determine if it is rough or uneven
    • Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities
  • Signal truck driver to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete, and move chute to direct concrete on forms
    • Pour materials into or on designated areas
    • Signal equipment operators to indicate proper equipment positioning
  • Apply hardening, curing and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete, and waterproof or restore surface. Monitor curing concrete to ensure correct curing methods are performed
    • Finish concrete surfaces
    • Apply sealants or other protective coatings
  • Operate power vibrator to compact concrete
    • Compact materials to create level bases
  • Chip, scrape, and grind high spots, ridges, and rough projections to finish concrete, using pneumatic chisels, power grinders, or hand tools
    • Smooth surfaces with abrasive materials or tools
  • Cut out damaged areas, drill holes for reinforcing rods, and position reinforcing rods to repair concrete, using power saw and drill
    • Drill holes in construction materials
    • Position structural components
    • Break up rock, asphalt, or concrete
  • Waterproof or restore concrete surfaces, using appropriate compounds
    • Apply sealants or other protective coatings
  • Wet concrete surface, and rub with stone to smooth surface and obtain specified finish
    • Finish concrete surfaces
  • Wet surface to prepare for bonding, fill holes and cracks with grout or slurry, and smooth, using trowel
    • Prepare surfaces for finishing
    • Install masonry materials
    • Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces
  • Install anchor bolts, steel plates, door sills and other fixtures in freshly poured
    • Finish concrete surfaces
    • Install metal structural components
  • Precast concrete beams, columns, and panels as required
    • Install masonry materials
    • Fabricate parts or components
  • Polish surface, using polishing or surfacing machine
    • Smooth surfaces with abrasive materials or tools
  • Apply muriatic acid to clean surface, and rinse with water
  • Clean surfaces in preparation for work activities

Skills / Qualifications

  • 0-5+ years of related work experience
  • Ability to finish concrete with various finishes (broom, smooth indoor, smooth outdoor)
  • Ability to work at height with fall protection
  • Ability to lift more than 35 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Willing to work outside trade to assist the project in maintaining production

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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