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Concrete Finisher

Constructors Inc. Lincoln, NE

Job Description


 Responsible for smoothing out, leveling and finishing freshly poured concrete at job or construction sites. Perform repairs

on cures concrete to conform to specifications

 by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.


Operates a screed to level freshly placed concrete according to grade and depth specification.


Finish concrete surfaces using either a hand trowel, long handled “bull float” or powered float.


Cut joints/grooves in concrete with edging tools to help control cracking.


Apply hardening and sealing components to cure surfaces.


Monitor the wind, heat and cold as it affects the curing of the concrete.


Inspect tools, equipment and supplies, to assure safety and performance.


Meet the obligations under the Workplace Health and Safety Act and the Environmental Protection Act.  Adhere to safety standards established by the company.


When needed, assist work crews with concrete forms and in construction and maintenance activities including quality control.


Must observe and practice safety standards and policies of the department.


Other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities:  This job has no supervisory responsibilities.                                                  

Competencies:  To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:                    

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments.

Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Interpersonal Skills - Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control.

Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.

Written Communication - Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Cost Consciousness - Conserves organizational resources.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

Motivation - Measures self against standard of excellence.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience:                                                       

High school diploma or general education degree (GED), preferred, but not necessary.  Preferred two (2) years experience in finishing concrete work which demonstrates possession of the knowledge and abilities listed above or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills:                                                      

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence to carry out basic instructions.  Must speak and read English.


Reasoning Ability:                                                   

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few variables in standardized situations.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have a current valid driver’s license with a good driving record. 


Other Skills and Abilities:                                                  

Employee must be able to safely operate tools necessary to perform the position duties.  Must be able to work according to seasonal and order demand schedule. Must understand occupational hazards and standards of safety precautions necessary in the work environment.


Other Qualifications:                                                          

Must have good vision, stamina, good hand / eye co-ordination and an ability to estimate size and dimensions. Must have demonstrated skills in finishing freshly placed concrete, applying surface treatments and restoring concrete surfaces.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. This is a physically demanding job that regularly requires the employee to stand; walk; bend; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, and talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift heavy objects about 50 pounds to chest height.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.  Employee is required to do general concrete labor with forms and shovel when needed.  Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment while performing the job.


Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is subject to atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system: fumes, odors, dust or close ventilation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Work is performed in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements. Must be able to work different shifts and overtime according to designated schedules.  This is a non-smoking campus and facility.


Condition of Employment:

Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements.  Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens (if required) are required as conditions of employment.  This also applies to all transfers, fit-for-duty and return to work programs.



The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or the work environment change.


Job Details

Date Posted May 4, 2018
Date Closes June 30, 2018
Located In Lincoln, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Hours 40+ hours per week
SOC Category 47-2051.00 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
Zipcode 68507
Name Brett Broman
Address 1815 Y Street
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone 402-434-2156

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations

This job requires the following skills

  • Concrete / Masonry Construction
  • Concrete Finishing

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