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Concrete Finishing Foreman/Woman Posted on Mar 14, 2018 by VisionScapes Landscape Maintenance

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $30.00 to $40.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 50 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 28, 2018
Job Requirements


VisionScapes Landscape Maintenance




Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience

Major Work Area


Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Cement Finisher Red Seal Certificate
  • Cement Finisher Trade Certification


Some high school

Equipment and Machinery Experience

Concrete finishing machine


5 years or more

Concrete Products Forming and Finishing Worker Specific Skills

  • Tamp concrete using electric vibrator
  • Build and repair wooden frames used to mould concrete products

Work Setting

  • Residential
  • Private residence

Workers Supervised

  • Labourers
  • Cement finishers

Type of Product

Power tools

Specific Skills

  • Train or arrange for training
  • Supervise workers and projects
  • Set up machines and equipment
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Recommend personnel actions
  • Operate power vibrators to compact concrete
  • Level top surface concrete according to grade and depth specification
  • Enforce steel and concrete installation codes
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed
  • Read blueprints and drawings
  • Position and secure steel bars or metal mesh in concrete forms to reinforce concrete structures
  • Prepare layouts in conformance to building codes, using measuring tools
  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and sketches to determine specifications and calculate requirements
  • Measure, cut, shape, assemble and join materials made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other materials

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Drug test

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines
  • Overtime required

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

  • Urban area
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

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.

Advertised Until

Mar 28, 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 Concrete Finishing Foreman/Woman is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Contractors and Supervisors, Other Construction Trades, Installers, Repairers and Servicers

Interest in supervising the activities of construction workers engaged in bricklaying, roofing, cement finishing, tilesetting, plastering, drywall installation, glazing, insulating and painting, workers who install and service prefabricated products in residential and commercial properties, and workers who repair a wide variety of products such as musical instruments, sports equipment, vending machines, bicycles and cameras; may supervise the activities of related workers


Interest in co-ordinating and scheduling the activities of workers in construction trades, installers, repairers and servicers; and in resolving problems; may co-ordinate and schedule the activities of apprentices, helpers and labourers


Interest in training workers in duties, safety procedures and company policies

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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