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Cement Finisher Posted on Dec 21, 2017 by abalon construction

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $30.00 to $32.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 32 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 17, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

abalon construction

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Instruct apprentices

Work Setting

  • Sidewalks and curbs
  • Sewers and water mains
  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Commercial

Specific Skills

  • Waterproof, damp proof and restore surfaces
  • Repair, resurface and replace worn or damaged sections of concrete structures
  • Operate power vibrators to compact concrete
  • Level top surface concrete according to grade and depth specification
  • Install anchor bolts, steel plates, door sills and other fixtures
  • Fill hollows and remove spots on freshly poured cement
  • Apply hardening and sealing components to cure surfaces
  • Check formwork, granular base and steel reinforcement materials and direct placement of concrete into forms or onto surfaces according to grade
  • Impart desired finish to concrete surfaces using hand and power tools

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • On-site customer service
  • Urban area
  • Remote location

Type of Materials

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

Personal Suitability

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

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

In Person

631 - 37 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E2M1

Advertised Until

Mar 17, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

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