Okland Construction Title: in United States


Concrete Finisher (Journeyman)_Boise Idaho

Job Site:

Boise, Idaho

Salary Type:


Desired Years Experience:


Position Summary:

Pours flatwork structural decks, and all phases of site work (e.g., curb and gutter, sidewalks, and stairs) according to sketches, blueprints, and/or oral instructions. Works under the supervision of the foreman, but is able to perform without supervision on all tasks. Leads crew members according to supervisor directions.

Required Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Pours concrete for any flatwork, including curb and gutter, sidewalk, and stairs to meet plan requirements.

  • Perform all aspects of concrete for commercial and industrial.

  • Provides guidance, direction, and instructions to the crew.

  • Reads, studies, and analyzes plans and diagrams to understand the layout and to determine the dimensions of the structure or form to be finished.

  • Uses various mechanisms to transport concrete to required areas.

  • Monitors processes, materials, and/or surroundings.

  • Verifies that grade and elevation are exactly according to plans.

  • Smoothens flat surfaces using hand-held and powered devices.

  • Ensures that exposed concrete is aesthetically appealing and according to plan requirements.

  • Performs functions according to company and OSHA safety guidelines.

  • Patches concrete at all levels, and ensures quality is high at all levels.

  • Regular, timely, and predictable attendance is required for this position.

  • Performs other duties as determined and required by project need.

Additional Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Marks reference points or cutting lines on work pieces, and measures materials or distances using pencil, scriber, square, measuring tape, or rule to lay out work.

  • Operates vehicles, mechanized devices, and/or equipment as required and if certified.

Experience Requirements

  • Expert understanding of the concrete trade is necessary.

  • 7-10 years experience in commercial concrete trade.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements

  • Required to be exact, highly accurate, and detail-oriented.

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.

  • Ability to lead, guide, and direct other crew members.

  • Ability to receive instructions and work effectively as a team.

  • Ability to self-perform various tasks without supervision.

  • Ability to identify and handle proper tools for specific functions.

  • Ability to listen and follow directions.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.

  • Ability to pay attention to details in small areas.

  • Ability to be responsible for the health and safety of others by working safely.

  • Ability to adhere to strict quality control measures.

  • Ability to read and understand a tape measure.

Tools Requirements

The following tools and equipment are required to use for the position:

  • 4” x 16”, 4” x 12”, and Margin Trowel

  • 3 ½” x 16” Mag. Float

  • 6” x 6” x ½” and 6” x 6” x ¼” Edger

  • Claw Hammer

  • Knee Board and Knee Pads

  • Rubber Boots and Gloves

  • 25’ Tape Measure

  • Pliers

  • Water Brush

  • Bucket for Tools, Water, and Materials

  • Chipping Hammer

  • 2” Wide Chisel

  • Neoprene Float

  • Rubber Float (Red or Black)

  • 60 Grit Hand Stone

  • 5” x 12” Plastering Trowel

  • 2” Paint Brush, Foxtail Brush, and Water Brush

Physical Requirements:

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 regularly required to sit, talk and/or hear. Safety requirements necessitate no language barrier exist between employees and supervisors. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl. The employee must also lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. The employee may be required to lift heavy objects in awkward positions that require flexible range of motion. Specific vision abilities include close vision and peripheral vision. The employee is also required to frequently inspect the project and will be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions, including rain, sleet, snow, wind, and heat. The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud. The employee is also required to frequently walk on uneven surfaces.

Hazards: May be exposed to extremes of heat and cold as well as certain unsafe environments; occasionally works near moving equipment and mechanical parts and electrical equipment; possible exposure to fumes or airborne particles; possible exposure to internal liquids. This is a safety sensitive position where a momentary lapse of attention can result in serious injury or death. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally very loud. Must follow all safety requirements carefully.