UIC Alaska

Concrete Finisher - Laborer

ID
2022-17737
Category
Construction
Position Type
Full-Time
Location : Location
US-CA-Barstow
Travel Requirement
N/A

Overview

Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; and use saws to cut expansion joints.

  • Set the forms that hold concrete to the desired pitch and depth, and align them.
  • Preparing of the site.
  • Consolidating and compacting of concrete.
  • Edging, jointing, and grooving of concrete.
  • Application of dry, wet and epoxy grouts.
  • Check the forms that hold the concrete to see that they are properly constructed.
  • Spread, level, and smooth concrete, using rake, shovel, hand or power trowel, hand or power screed, and float.
  • 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.
  • Produce rough concrete surface, using broom.
  • 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.
  • Signal truck driver to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete, and move chute to direct concrete on forms.
  • Apply hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete, and waterproof or restore surface as required by contract documents.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Ability to use mixers, and grinding equipment.
  • Must be proficient in the use of hand and power tools.
  • Must be able to set up and assemble rigging and hoisting equipment.
  • Must be able to set up and assemble ladders and scaffolds.
  • Repairing and modifying of concrete.
  • Ability to operate basic construction equipment, such as forklifts and loaders.
  • Ability to perform duties and operation of tools of the trade in strict compliance with OSHA rules.

Qualifications

  • 2 years of related experience.
  • Must be able to illustrate journeyman level knowledge on selecting, mixing, pouring, and finishing concrete.
  • Must have knowledge on materials, tools, and processes involved with basic building techniques and form construction.

Experience working with carpentry, concrete and rebar.

  • 3 years of related experience.
  • Must be able to illustrate journeyman level knowledge on selecting, mixing, pouring, and finishing concrete.
  • Must have knowledge on materials, tools, and processes involved with basic building techniques and form construction.

Experience working with carpentry, concrete and rebar.

 

  • All employees must pass Non-DOT pre-employment drug screening and follow all UIC Non-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program guidelines and requirements.

If working on a DOT project, employees must pass a DOT pre-employment drug screening and follow all DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program requirements.

 

Candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit an application for all positions they wish to be considered.

 UIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC HR for assistance.

Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, family responsibility, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran’s status or any other legal protected status. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

 

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