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Finisher, concrete needed in Canada by RONI EXCAVATING LIMITED

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Finisher, concrete needed in Canada by RONI EXCAVATING LIMITED

A concrete finisher is a skilled tradesperson who works with concrete by placing, finishing, protecting and repairing concrete in engineering and construction projects. Concrete finishers are often responsible for setting the concrete forms, ensuring they have the correct depth and pitch

Job details

  •  Location: Concord, ON
  •  Salary: 39.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Vacancies: 3 vacancies

Concrete finishers pour, level, and smooth concrete for surfaces such as roads, curbs, floors, and sidewalks. Duties may include cutting expansion joints with a power saw, aligning forms to desired depth and pitch, directing the casting of concrete, preparing and cleaning surface areas, and completing moldings using a variety of hand-held and power tools.

We are looking to hire an experienced concrete finisher who can expertly pour, level, and smooth concrete on a variety of surfaces including roads, sidewalks, curbs, and floors. You may also be required to set the forms that hold the concrete in place, patch existing surfaces, cut expansion joints, and monitor the curing of the concrete to ensure a high-quality finish.

To be a successful concrete finisher, you must possess the skills necessary for the trade and be familiar with the latest concrete pouring technology. We are looking for someone who can work shifts if necessary, over weekends, and at night. You should also be physically fit and be able to stand for long periods of time, work on your knees, lift heavy materials, and work outdoors in high heat and cold weather.

Concrete Finisher Responsibilities:

  • Setting forms that hold the concrete in place.
  • Cleaning and inspecting surfaces for pouring issues.
  • Directing the casting of the concrete with the truck driver.
  • Pouring, smoothing, and leveling concrete using a rake, trowel, float, and screed. This includes handheld tools and power tool versions.
  • Monitoring the effects of the weather on the curing process.
  • Applying sealing and hardening components.
  • Safely operating power vibrator to ensure the concrete is compacted.
  • Molding and constructing expansion joints using joiners and edging tools.
  • Polishing surface using a power surfacing machine.

Concrete Finisher Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience as a concrete laborer or mason.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Ability to lift heavy materials and work long hours.
  • Ability to kneel for long periods.
  • Knowledge of hand-held and power tools including power vibrators, polishers, cutting saws, and edging tools.
  • Able to work shifts, at night and on public holidays as required.

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

5 years or more

Work site environment

  • Dusty
  • At heights
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Hot
  • Noisy
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp

Work setting

  • Commercial
  • Residential

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Check formwork, granular base and steel reinforcement materials and direct placement of concrete into forms or onto surfaces according to grade
  • Fill hollows and remove spots on freshly poured cement
  • Operate power vibrators to compact concrete
  • Level top surface concrete according to grade and depth specification
  • Apply hardening and sealing components to cure surfaces
  • Waterproof, damp proof and restore surfaces
  • Repair, resurface and replace worn or damaged sections of concrete structures
  • File, grind and sand body surfaces to be repaired

Additional information

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Attention to detail
  • Sound discrimination
  • Standing for extended periods

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Ear plugs
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Flexibility
  • Team player

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

How to apply

By email

info@roni.ca

Advertised until

2023-01-22

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