Concrete Finishers - Kensington

Location: Juneau, ALASKA
Date Posted: 03-23-2018
Job Title:
Concrete Finisher
SOC code:
47-2051
FLSA Classification:
Non-exempt
Department/Location:
Operations/ Kensington
Reports to:
Project Manager /Crew Foreman
 
Status:
Full Time, Temporary
EEO-1:
Operatives
Normal Work Hours and Days A normal work day consists of 10-12 hours possibly longer depending on workload. Hours and start time will vary depending on workload. Night shift work required as needed.
 
 Revised: 02/20/2018

EEO Statement:
Alaska Aggregate Products, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, other protected activities, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. **This employer participates in E-Verify. Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify.**

Summary:
The Concrete Finisher position is responsible for perform a variety of tasks including forming, placing, finishing, protecting and repairing all concrete surfaces, in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes, and industry standards using a variety of hand and power tools. The position may clean and prepare sites, and remove waste materials. The position may assist other craft workers.

Essential Functions:
  • Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in mining/heavy construction projects.
  • Set forms that hold concrete to the desired pitch and depth in accordance with project specifications
  • Check the forms that hold the concrete to see that they are properly constructed.
  • Spread, level, and smooth concrete, using a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Monitor how the wind, heat, or cold affect the curing of the concrete throughout the entire process.
  • Direct the casting of the concrete and supervise laborers who use shovels or special tools to spread it.
  • Signal truck driver to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete, and move chute to direct concrete on forms.
  • Chip, scrape, and grind high spots, ridges, and rough projections to finish concrete, using a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Mold expansion joints and edges, using edging tools, jointers, and straightedge
  • Clean chipped area, using wire brush, and feel and observe surface to determine if it is rough or uneven.
  • Produce rough concrete surface, using broom.
  • Apply hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete, and waterproof or restore surface.
  • Dispose of garbage according to set policies and procedures
  • Use hand-held mobile radio units to coordinate tasks and resources.
  • Comply with Company and customer policies and procedures
  • Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.
  • Help identify hazardous conditions on the job site.
  • Report any damage immediately to supervisor
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 

Education and/or Experience:
Minimum:
  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Concrete Finisher/Cement Finisher
  • Basic math skills to accurately calculate dimensions of forms and molds
Preferred:
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • MSHA certification
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Ability to read, understand and implement project plans and documents
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand.
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member successfully
  • Ability to ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Ability to meet project schedule with dependability and consistency.
  • Ability to wear protective clothing
Physical Demands:
The following activities were rated for frequency of occurrence based on the following:
Not Present = NP    
1-10% of the work day = Rare 34-66% of the work day = Frequent
11-33% of the work day = Occasional 67-100% of the work day = Constant
 
Sitting Occasionally Reaching Overhead Frequent
Standing Frequent Reaching Straight Ahead Frequent
Walking Frequent Reaching Downward Frequent
Bending/Stooping Frequent Handling Frequent
Crouching Frequent Fingering Constant
Kneeling Frequent Feeling Constant
Crawling Frequent Talking Frequent
Climbing Frequent Hearing Frequent
Balancing Occasionally Twisting Frequent
Operate Foot Controls Occasionally Twist of Wrist Frequent
(Pounds) Constant Frequent Occasional Rare
Lifting   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Carrying 10 lbs. 50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Pushing/Pulling   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
               

Working Conditions:
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS CHECK (If Present) COMMENTS
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather x  
2. Extreme Cold x  
3. Extreme Heat X  
4. Wet and/or Humid X Will experience Rain/Snow/Ice on location
5. Noise X  
6. Vibration X Occasional normal equipment vibration.
7. Atmospheric Conditions (dust/fumes/etc.) X Possible diesel fumes.
INHERENT HAZARDS    
8. Moving Mechanical Parts X  
9. Electric Shock    
10. High, Exposed Places    
11. Radiant Energy    
 
12. Explosives    
 
13. Toxic or Caustic Chemicals    
 
14. Other Risks X Aware of the potential hazards of working around equipment.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
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