Concrete Finisher

US-NM-Jemez Pueblo
1 week ago
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The Concrete Finisher works on construction projects; placing, finishing, protecting and repairing concrete according to specifications.


The Concrete Finisher pours, smooth, and finishes concrete floors, sidewalks, curbs and other concrete surfaces according to grade and depth specification.
· Sets the forms that hold concrete in place.

·  Installs reinforcing rebar or mesh wire to strengthen the concrete

· Spreads, levels, and smooth concrete, using a trowel, float, or screed.
· Molds expansion joints and edges.

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

· Applies hardening and sealing components to cure surfaces and monitors curing (hardening) to ensure a durable, smooth, and uniform finish.

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

· Follows applicable safety requirements and Pueblo of Jemez policies and procedures.
· Does carpentry work incidental to concrete.
· Assigns work to a laborer or apprentice.
· Observes safe work methods and uses safety equipment.
· Maintains basic records of work performed.
· Contributes to the overall quality of the unit’s service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
· Represents the Pueblo with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.


To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Education and Experience:  High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED); AND, three (3) years of experience as a concrete finisher.


Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

Valid New Mexico Driver’s license.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of:

Characteristics of concrete and concrete tools and equipment construction and maintenance principles and practices.  
Basic supervisory principles and practices.
Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work.
Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.
Basic records management principles and practices.

Skill in:

Safely using and maintaining hand and power tools related to the work.
Reading and interpreting standard plans, maps and instructions.
Understanding and following oral and written directions.
Instructing others in work procedures.
Preparing basic records and reports of work performed.
Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.
dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.


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