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Job Details

Cement Finisher

Employer

THE FOUNDATION GROUP INC.

Date Posted

June 05, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $31.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 12, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

THE FOUNDATION GROUP INC.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

  • Dusty
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Dangerous
  • Hot
  • Noisy
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp

Work setting

  • On-site customer service
  • Remote location
  • Rural area
  • Urban area
  • Willing to relocate
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Residential
  • Sewers and water mains
  • Sidewalks and curbs

Tasks

  • 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
  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Impart desired finish to concrete surfaces using hand and power tools
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Install anchor bolts, steel plates, door sills and other fixtures
  • 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
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications

Type of materials

  • Colours and sealers
  • Hardners and epoxies
  • Light weight concrete
  • Mastic flooring
  • Reinforcing membrane and protective covering

Transportation/travel information

Valid driver's licence

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

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

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Dependability

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Cement Finisher is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Concrete Finishers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating hand tools, power tools and power vibrators to compact concrete

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to fill hollows and remove high spots to smooth freshly poured concrete; and in applying hardening and sealing compounds to cure concrete surfaces

innovative

Interest in repairing, resurfacing and replacing worn and damaged sections of floors, walls, roads and other concrete structures

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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