VJS Construction Services Offers a Superior Work Environment

Would you like to work for a company that is bettering communities and the lives of the people who use the building we build? When you join the VJS team, that’s what you’ll do. You’ll work with the most talented, hard-working individuals around that are passionate about building and making a difference in the community. We believe in giving back to the community and we get involved!

Whether you’re a Superintendent or an apprentice, Accounting, or Project Management, you’re part of something bigger – a team culture like no other and that’s why VJS was voted by its employees as one of the Top Workplaces and Best Places to Work in 2018 and 2019.

Cement Finisher

VJS is looking for experienced Cement Finishers to join our team.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Capable of of utilizing power tools or hand tools (including floats, trowels and screeds) to smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete floors, walls, sidewalks, or curbs to specified textures. 
  • Ability to remove rough or defective spots from concrete surfaces, using power grinder or chisel and hammer, and patches holes with fresh concrete or epoxy compound.
  • Ability to mold expansion joints and edges, using edging tools, jointers and straightedge.
  • Ability to sprinkle colored stone ships, powdered steel or coloring powder on concrete to produce prescribed finish.
  • Ability to produce rough concrete surface, using broom.
  • Ability to mix cement, using hoe or concrete-mixing machine.
  • Ability to set forms that hold concrete to the desired pitch and depth, and align them.
  • Ability to mold expansion joints and edges, using edging tools, jointers, and straightedge.
  • Capable of signaling truck driver to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete, and move chute to direct concrete on forms.
  • Ability to produce rough concrete surface, using broom.
  • Able to operate power vibrator to compact concrete.
  • Capable of cutting out damaged areas, drilling holes for reinforcing rods, and positioning reinforcing rods to repair concrete, using power saw and drill.
  • Ability to wet concrete surfaces and rub with stone to smooth surface and obtain specified finish.
  • Ability to wet surface to prepare for bonding, fill holes and cracks with grout or slurry, and smooth, using trowel.
  • Able to clean chipped areas using wire brush and feel and observe surface to determine if it is rough or uneven.
  • Ability to apply hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete, and waterproof or restore surface.
  • Ability to chip, scrape, and grind high spots, ridges, and rough projections to finish concrete, using pneumatic chisels, power grinders, or hand tools.

Physical Demands:

  • Heavy work: exerting force of 50-100 pounds occasionally, 25-50 pounds frequently, or 10-20 pounds constantly to move objects.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a cement finisher
  • Hands-on experience in working with carpentry materials
  • Excellent understanding of cement finisher techniques and methods of installation and construction
  • Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and tools
  • Willingness to follow safety guidelines at all times
  • Good physical condition and endurance
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