Concrete Finisher

Trim Landscaping Inc. - Halifax, NS (30+ days ago)

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Concrete Finisher

Reports to: Concrete Construction Foreman


The Concrete Finisher is responsible aiding the foreman in concrete construction projects. Finishers must have experience in and willing to do excavation, grading, formwork, concrete finishing, cutting etc.

Core Capabilities:

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Team work
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity

Job Duties:

  • Aid in safety, quality and productivity of work at sites and/or shop/yard
  • Work in a team of 2 to 7 employees
  • Work along side of subcontractors on an as needed basis
  • Operate various tools and equipment, including: heavy equipment, chainsaws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.
  • Aid in the construction of walkways, patios, sidewalks, curb & gutter, architectural walls, stairs & steps
  • Must have experience in excavation, grading, forming, placing and finishing
  • Must have experience with both flatwork and architectural formwork
  • Assist in landscape construction projects when needed
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Assist in employee training with aid of foreman – laborers, finishers, equipment operators etc.
  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the landscape or civil construction
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Speak, read, and write English
  • Carry and use a smart phone or data-enabled device for communication and reporting

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent stamina is required
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
  • Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work


  • Health benefits program after 6-months
  • Consistent 50 hour work-weeks (weather dependent) and occasional weekend work available
  • Production bonus based on met targets with team

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 to $25.00 /hour


  • Concrete Finishing: 3 years (Preferred)


  • English (Preferred)