Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

  • Concrete Finisher

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/19/2018 10:27 AM)
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  • Overview

    A Concrete Finisher smooths and finishes surfaces of poured concrete from a highway concrete paving machine and smooths and finishes surfaces of highway roads and dividers, commercial concrete foundations and footings and deck, floors, walls (short or tall), sidewalks, or curbs to specified textures. Many of these jobs are not full time, the size of the project and organization of the work determining whether a worker spends all his time on one job or is transferred from task to task as the project progresses to completion.  Some workers habitually work in one branch of the industry, whereas others transferred from task to task as the project progresses to completion or according to the availability of work or on a seasonal basis. May be designated according to specific work performed


    Concrete Finisher responsibilities and abilities include but are not limited to the list below. Other duties may be assigned

    • Signals concrete deliverer to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete.
    • Moves discharge chute of truck to direct concrete into forms.
    • Proficiently spreads concrete into inaccessible sections of forms with rake or shovel.
    • Proficiently Levels concrete to specified depth and workable consistency, with hand held screed and floats to bring water to surface and produce soft topping.
    • Proficiently smooths, and shapes surfaces of freshly poured concrete.
    • Proficiently finishes concrete surfaces, or wets and rubs concrete with abrasive stone to impart finish.
    • Removes rough or defective spots from concrete surfaces, and patches holes with fresh concrete or epoxy compound.
    • Molds expansion joints and edges.
    • Sprinkles colored stone chips, powdered steel, or coloring powder on concrete to produce prescribed finish.
    • Produces rough concrete surface with broom.
    • Mixes cement with hoe or concrete-mixing machine.
    • Directs subgrade work, mixing of concrete, and setting of forms.
    • Breaks up and repairs old concrete surfaces.
    • Able to set up Screed, Bidwell and other equipment to specifications


    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.

    • A minimum of 4-7 years of pouring concrete and finishing in multiple disciplines (roadways, large commercial flatwork, foundations and footings, walls, parking structures, etc.)
    • Transportation to work
    • Drug Free
    • Be flexible with working different shifts (days, nights) and working long hours during the summer months (65+ hours a week)
    • Work Safely
    • Be able to carry 70 lbs. or more
    • Be willing to do laborer work and other responsibilities when finishing is not required.


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