Top Concrete Finisher Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Concrete Finisher. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Concrete Finisher resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.4% of Concrete Finisher resumes contained Sidewalks as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Concrete Finisher actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Concrete Finisher resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Sidewalks

high Demand
Here's how Sidewalks is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Directed preparation for crew during commercial and residential concrete foundations and sidewalks.
  • Poured concrete sidewalks and driveways in new and existing residential developments.
  • Read blue prints, pour foundations, slabs, walls, piers, driveways & sidewalks on residential and commercial properties.
  • Worked in all areas of concrete, setting and pouring patios, driveways, sidewalks, and foundations for residential properties.
  • Job duties: Tear out concrete for driveways, stairs, patios, sidewalks, garage floors, and basement floors.
  • Poured and finished concrete for large city projects to replace sidewalks, drive ways, curbs, gutters and rainwater drains.
  • Use of masonry tools for finishing of basement and garage slabs as well as sidewalks, porches, patios etc.
  • Smoothed and finished poured concrete such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, swimming pool decks, etc.
  • Prepare forms, pour, seal, flatten, grade, and seal concrete basements, garages, sheds sidewalks.
  • Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, curbs, and walls.
  • Put in new concrete for driveways, stairs, patios, sidewalks, garage floors, and basement floors.
  • Fill roadways, driveways, sidewalks, bridges, homes, parking lots & arrange the concrete forms.
  • Worked making curb and gutter, as well as sidewalks Responsibilities Finish concrete, Trenching, And maintain equipment
  • Installed new roads and sidewalks by operating equipment used for applying concrete, asphalt, or other materials.
  • Set up concrete forms and lay out guidelines for curbs, sidewalks, and gutters according to specifications.
  • Tear out and remove existing sidewalks and driveways set up and pour and finish new driveways and or sidewalks
  • Used hand and power tools to complete driveways, sidewalks, parking areas and slabs of various sizes.
  • Smooth & finish surfaces of poured concrete floors, walls, sidewalks, or curb to specified textures.
  • Cement masons pour, smooth, and finish concrete floors, sidewalks, roads, and curbs.
  • Lay out, measure, and cut material to build forms for pouring concrete to construct sidewalks.

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2. Rebar

high Demand
Here's how Rebar is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Job Duties: Utilized hand and powered tools to smooth out finish products and assisted with concrete for wall and rebar construction
  • Set rebar, poured concrete for K rail molds and septic tanks, patched in holes and cracks for unfinished concrete work
  • Set up, pour and set, labor, finishing flat Work, foundation set up, rebar set up.
  • Helped set forms, Helped wreck forms, chipping concrete, tie rebar, help poured the concrete out.
  • Summer work in Arkansas consisted of dig footing, rebar work, pulling concrete, finishing concrete.
  • Used saw cut machine, tied rebar when necessary, poured floor and fill and sealed slabs.
  • CARPENTER AND CONCRETE FINISHER Responsible for setting up concrete forms and tying in rebar for concrete pours.
  • Prepare for concrete pouring, add and secure rebar, smooth final area after insulation layer added
  • Prepare welding tools if area needs metal and rebar to be welded to reinforce the concrete.
  • Job Duties: Carry, tie, and place rebar in ground in preparation for concrete.
  • Graded fill for concrete pours, tied rebar, set trees to grade for curb machine.
  • Operate heavy machinery in order to relocate rebar, stone, and dirt for proper grade.
  • Measured and cut rebar to tie together with wire and have production ready for inspection.
  • Use of rebar, sand ratios and manual concrete mixers when laying platforms and/or driveways.
  • Job duties included setting forms, finishing concrete, tied rebarb and ran heavy machinery.
  • Set forms, dug ditches, set in rebar, poured concrete, finished concrete
  • Poured concrete tied rebar and measured and outlined spaces or places for concrete finishing.
  • Read blueprints and layout, tying rebar, forming, pouring and finishing concrete.
  • Form, tie rebar, pour, and finish concrete for large commercial buildings.
  • Tie and replace reinforcements, tie and cut rebar, and cable pulling.

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3. Heavy Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Operated variety of heavy equipment needed for concrete construction.
  • Operate heavy equipment- all skilled laborer duties
  • Job Planning Job Layout Heavy equipment operator
  • Operated forklift and other heavy equipment operator
  • Operated heavy equipment and finished concrete
  • Showed them that I can run heavy equipment when needed, plus that I had the knowledge of what was happening.
  • Epoxy flooring, welding, concrete finishing, and heavy equipment operating are also other jobs I performed with this company.
  • Form setting, concrete finishing, daily house-keeping, heavy equipment operating, managing and directing other laborers.
  • Smooth and finish concrete, Train new employees, Operate heavy equipment, Laid off Contract ended
  • Learned how to build walkways, retaining walls, demo saws and heavy equipment machinery.
  • Ended up learning to run overhead crane, forklift and heavy equipment operation.
  • Pour and finish Concrete, Form The Bridge Deck, Operate Heavy equipment.
  • Concrete Finisher* Set-up, pour, and finish concrete* Operating medium to heavy equipment
  • Operated heavy equipment on a daily basis digging footings and loading equipment.
  • Finish concrete, set baskets, tie steel, and operate heavy equipment
  • Worked with semi heavy equipment to resurface and restructure concrete pathways.
  • Manage heavy equipment such as compactor, cement cutter, etc.
  • Set up and poured concrete floors and ran heavy equipment.
  • Operated heavy equipment and maintained that equipment as needed.
  • Supervised employees, operated bobcat and various heavy equipment.

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4. Safety Procedures

high Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Remove old insulation such as asbestos, following safety procedures
  • Follow appropriate safety procedures for pouring concrete Prepare grounds for concrete to be released,finish concrete.
  • Follow safety procedures when operating machinery and in day-to-day tasks.
  • Promote safety procedures that protect individuals and companies on site.
  • Observed all safety procedures and policies.
  • Follow safety procedures, as well as MSDS for various materials.

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5. Hand Tools

high Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Use all types of hand tools including saws drills jackhammer and different types and sizes of grinders and other power tools.
  • Removed forms from cured beams, using hand tools, and cut protruding end of stressing cable, using oxyacetylene torch.
  • Inspected, cleaned, and maintained and repaired equipment, using machines, hand tools and reported malfunctions to supervisor.
  • Follow directions, Operate company vehicles; tear out concrete either by machine or by hand using proper hand tools.
  • Heated, formed, and dressed metal parts, using hand tools, torch, or arc welding equipment.
  • Used heavy machinery such as a compressor jack hammer and backhoe, and hand tools of all sorts.
  • Utilized gas powered and electrical Hand tools to complete jobs & ensure a guarantee for work performed.
  • Finished concrete using hand tools, bull floats, vibrators, hose man on concrete pump truck.
  • Finished with hand tools and 3 and 4-foot walk-behind machines as well as some experience on riders.
  • Skilled finishing labor as well as the operation of all power hand tools and heavy equipment.
  • Form setter / operate skid steer bobcat various hand tools saws Jack hammer jumping jack compactors
  • Provide assistance to workers engaged in construction or extraction activities using hand tools and equipment.
  • Pour slab inside vehicle garage and Finished concrete with various hand tools and power tools.
  • Smooth and finish the surfaces of poured concrete using a variety of hand tools.
  • Use jack hammer, different types of pneumatic hand tools, and tenths ruler.
  • Operate track hoe and a variety of power and hand tools to complete tasks.
  • Finish concrete using a variety of hand tools bull float, or powered tools.
  • Fix finished concrete using hand tools such as grinders n concrete saw!
  • Experienced with all hand tools and equipment necessary to complete the job.
  • Operated power trolleys and hand tools in order to finish concrete projects.

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6. Job Site

high Demand
Here's how Job Site is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Sole contact on the job site between the company and the homeowners, customer and all general contractors on the jobs.
  • Trained in all aspects of concrete pouring from wiping, decorative stamping to running heavy duty machinery on the job site.
  • Performed a wide variety of tasks while being sure to stay safe while working and moving around job sites.
  • Received job assignments that required working alone for hours at a time to prepare job site for concrete pour.
  • Carried materials to job site, set forms, grading, pouring and finishing of concrete.
  • Evaluate job sites; plan accordingly; frame out job site; finishing after concrete is poured
  • Gained fluency in Spanish which provided a smoother and faster working relationship with job site workers.
  • Helped with job estimates, set up job sites, lay out mud and finish.
  • Helped run the crew when the foreman was out or on a different job site.
  • Summit Construction CompanyConcrete finisher, carpentry, set windows and doors, clean job sites.
  • Adapt to various new and sudden job sites and new team members with limited introduction.
  • Job site set up, set forms, pour concrete and finish concrete.
  • Set up job sites * Poured and finished concrete * Operated equipment for excavation
  • Pump concrete to job sites, work with concrete companies to schedule pours.
  • Developed carpentry skills in creating job site for concrete that is to poured.
  • Go back next day and strip forms and do grading around job site.
  • Managed concrete layout, set-up, pour and finishing on job site.
  • Handled the ordering of mud and all components for the job site.
  • Devised methods of improvement to maximize efficiency while at the job site.
  • Read blue prints and helped Foreman with overall layout of job sites.

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7. BOB Cat

high Demand
Here's how BOB Cat is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Formed concrete walls, finished concrete floors, and operated heavy equipment such as excavators, bob cats and fork lifts
  • Operated Bob Cat, Damper, Pavement Saw, Vibrator and Chip hammer.
  • Read prints, laid out jobs and operated Bob Cats.
  • Set forms finished concrete, ran bob cat, drove equipment trucks to job sites, layed brick sidewalks/driveways.
  • Operated Bob cat to dig up ground to put in sidewalk or drive ways, set aluminum forms.
  • Operated Bob Cat, and trial machine.
  • Operated Case skidsteer and bob cat.

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8. Expansion Joints

high Demand
Here's how Expansion Joints is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Form setting Operation of saws to cut expansion joints Masonry-building of block walls
  • Hand heavy equipment to compact and saws to cut expansion joints.
  • Mixed, poured and spread concrete, filling expansion joints.
  • Used saw to cut expansion joints.
  • Install expansion joints to desire measure.
  • Molded expansion joints and edges.
  • Operated Tyner machine, used saw to cut concrete for controlled cracking and expansion joints, and curb finisher.
  • Smoothed and finished surfaced of poured concrete Operated power vibrator to compact the concrete Used saws to cut expansion joints
  • Cut expansion joints ,built wooden forms .

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9. General Labor

high Demand
Here's how General Labor is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Concrete finisher/general labor of Commercial & Residential flat work
  • General Laborer for family owned construction company.
  • General laborer as well as concrete finisher
  • General labor to level out gravel with bobcat, dug holes for post, smoothed concrete after poured.
  • Job included finishing concrete on floors and walls, as well as general laborer duties and responsibilities.
  • Finish concrete, stamp concrete, block/brick work, general labor, overlays, decorative concrete
  • Concrete Finisher: Poured and finished concrete basement walls, set forms, general labor.
  • Concrete finisher general laborer clean tools everything that had to be done o.
  • Performed general laborer work such as placing concrete and installing form work.
  • Learned the trade very quickly starting out as a general laborer.
  • Finish concrete, set forms, tie steel, general labor.
  • Concrete general labor, preparations to finish of job.
  • General labor, setting concrete forms and pouring concrete.
  • Machine operator, forklift driver, and general labor worker
  • Worked as a general laborer pouring concrete.
  • Performed other general labor duties as needed.
  • General laborer for asphalt and concrete.
  • General laborer duties were also applied.
  • Concrete finisher, carpenter and general labor ran son equipment like back hoe, track hoe and dozer
  • General labor, painting,restoration, minor concrete and electrical finishing.

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10. Decorative Finish

high Demand
Here's how Decorative Finish is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Redden Decorative Concrete Worked as a concrete trailer and decorative finisher.
  • Cement masons doing decorative finished work employ design skills.
  • Patterned or stamped surfaces to provide a decorative finish.
  • Stamped the surface of concrete to provide a decorative finish.
  • Mix and color thin finish concrete for a decorative finish.

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11. Backhoe

high Demand
Here's how Backhoe is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Replace and repair concrete or asphalt; framing; leveling; skilled at using backhoe; bobcat; and whacker packer.
  • Operated heavy equipment such as backhoe, excavator, mini excavator, skid steer, and end dump.
  • Set forms, dig footings, operate backhoe and bobcat, pour and finish concrete
  • Operated excavator, backhoe machinery, poured, finished concrete, and asphalt.
  • Operated heavy machine equipment such a bobcat, backhoe, skill saw.
  • Operated backhoe, trencher, digger truck, and boom truck.
  • Operated Skid loaders/backhoes digging and leveling ground to meet requirements.
  • Operated bobcat/backhoe to grade and level surfaces for construction projects.
  • Operated roller, backhoe, bobcat and truck cranes.
  • Operate heavy equipment/ Forklift, Backhoe, Skid Steer.
  • Know how to run bobcat, jack-hammer, Backhoes.
  • Operated Backhoe, Rubber tire Loader.
  • Operate backhoe/ track-hoe/ front end loader.
  • Operated skid steer and backhoe.
  • Operate fork lift and backhoe.
  • Operated Backhoe & Bobcat to spread piles of dirt, rock, & soil.
  • operated backhoe, bobcat with all attachments, dump truck, rock compactor, trenchers, skid steer and tractor.
  • Concrete, start to finish, set forms tie rebar, Backhoe operator, Civil /Highway road construction(Commercial)
  • Operate Excavator, Front end Loader, Backhoe, Gannon Tractor, mini Excavator Extend Reach Forklift and Trencher.
  • Set forms, frame for concrete driveways, cut rebar, pour/finish concrete, operate skid steer and backhoe

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12. Front End Loader

high Demand
Here's how Front End Loader is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Operated heavy equipment such as mini excavator, front end loader, roller, water truck and street sweeper.
  • Finished concrete, read blueprints, operated over head crane and back up front end loader operator.
  • Operated heavy equipment such as front end loaders and forklifts to strip finished concrete from forms.
  • Operated a range of equipment including forklift, front end loader, jackhammers and power tools.
  • Operated front end loader, and forklift for miscellaneous concrete debris clean up.
  • Operated excavator, front end loader, and bulldozer.
  • Poured and finished concrete Operate front end loader with bucket and fork attachments
  • Concrete finisher, carperter & heavy equipment operator such as skidster, front end loader & a lull lift.
  • operate skid steer equipment as well as 938 front end loaders..
  • Formed lay outs, built concrete structures Limited blueprint reading Bridge worker and operated front end loader Rod buster
  • Set Concrete Forms Poured Concrete Concrete Finisher Operated a Front End Loader

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13. Bull Float

high Demand
Here's how Bull Float is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Concrete Finishing: Bull float, float, steel trough, edging and grooving, curing, broom
  • Level and spread concrete using rakes, shovels, straight edges, bull floats, laser levels.
  • Level it using a bull float, making sure all lumps and rocks are smoothed over.
  • Remove excess water from surface using floats and a bull float to keep level with grade.
  • Rake, bull float, and floated flat work along with and machine pads.
  • Bull float and pour out cement until it hits grade.
  • Bull float, edge and trial unfinished concrete surfaces.
  • Bull Float and Trial Concrete.
  • Form Area For Concrete Pour* Rod, Edge, Bull Float, Fresno, and Broom
  • Rake, bull float, joint, mag, edge and broom.
  • Use hand floats, edgers, and bull floats.
  • Work with materials such as wood and concrete Utilize straightedge, trail machine, bull float, power float and brooms.
  • used aluminum or power screed, bull float.
  • Hand float, handtrial, bull float, Fresno, all of it except trial machine.
  • Use of level, bull float, floaters, Keeping up with all tools
  • Bull float,Fresno, and finish broom.
  • Power traw, bull float,Operating bobcat, forklift operator.
  • pour concrete using bull float, screed board, power screed, brick and block work, layout and form work.
  • Bull float Edger Tine rake * Hand float and straight edge
  • completed pads for 15 buildings.used bull float, edgers,finishers, screet boards

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14. New Construction

high Demand
Here's how New Construction is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Worked on the renovation and new construction of various different projects including churches, high-rises, schools and hospitals.
  • Set forms and footings, finished concrete, frame work, ordered supplies, new construction and remodel.
  • Stacked and tamped lifts of dirt to proper blueprint heights to prepare for new construction.
  • Finish Concrete, Tear down existing construction, rebuild new construction, Laborer
  • Company mainly did new construction jobs, highways and commercial buildings.
  • Poured concrete for New construction homes.
  • Set up/poor concrete on new construction
  • Worked in new construction atmosphere.
  • job structure for concrete work, New Construction.Company sold to Mid-Continental Restoration

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15. Dump Truck

average Demand
Here's how Dump Truck is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Run equipment such as skid steer, back hoe, excavator, dump truck and crusher.
  • Dump truck driver, bobcat operator, forming, grading, finished concrete.
  • Operated equipment such as Bobcats, pickup and dump trucks.
  • Operated heavy equipment, excavator, bobcat, dump truck.
  • Experienced in operating a bobcat and dump truck.
  • Operated back hoe and off road dump truck.
  • Single axle dump truck driver experience.
  • Operate dump trucks, and trailers.
  • Dump truck and water truck.
  • Operated 1 ton dump truck.
  • Operated bobcats, back hoes, dump trucks, etc.
  • finished concrete and did general labor duties including operating construction equipment and dump trucks
  • Cement placement/finishing operated bobcat, dump truck, jackhammer and concrete saw, asphalt work as needed
  • form setter, drove dump truck, general excavation.
  • dump truck driver and BOBCAT experience.
  • Drive Semi,Dump Truck, and road saws.
  • Set forms and prepare job-site for concrete Operate skid loader Finish concrete to desired specifications Drive a dump truck to move materials
  • CONCRETE FINISHER Operate heavy equipment Set forms, pour and finish concrete Drive dump trucks
  • Operate light to medium construction equipment Dump Truck Driver Asphalt and patchwork Curb - gutter
  • Operated Komatsu pc 300 excavator and 35 Ton Dump Truck.

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16. Trowel

average Demand
Here's how Trowel is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Operate Trowel machine/ Pouring and finishing concrete
  • Finished concrete structures using trowels, floats, straight edges, joiners, and screeds to obtain required texture and contour.
  • Concrete Finisher Placed and finished concrete as well as frame and form construction utilizing power trowels, simplex panels and power screeds
  • Spread, level, and smooth concrete to workable consistency using rake, shovel, trowel, screed, and float.
  • Wet surface to prepare for bonding, fill holes and cracks with grout or slurry, and smooth, using trowel.
  • Used a come along, use of basic tools to build forms, use of trowels and edgers, brooms.
  • Spread roofing paper on surface of foundation, and spread concrete onto roofing paper with trowel to form terrazzo base.
  • Spread concrete into non filled spots, use of straightedge trowels, use broom to smooth rough concrete finish.
  • Utilized edging, jointing, floating and troweling concrete finishing tools As well as a screed and trowel machine.
  • Finished concrete surfaces, using power trowel, or wets and rubs concrete with abrasive stone to impart finish.
  • Smooth and finish freshly poured concrete, using float, trowel, screed, or powered cement finishing tool.
  • Formed walls, columns, piers, and foundations Poured walls, U-drains, and steel trowel finished floor.
  • Mixed concrete, labored, use of variety of power and hand tools, troweled and finished concrete.
  • Mix the concrete to be spread, leveled, and smooth by using rakes, shovels and trowels.
  • Place, level, and smooth concrete, with a variety of hand tools and operate power trowel.
  • Finish concrete to impart uniform texture, using trowel, floats and other hand tools and work aids.
  • Machine trowel the rest of the concrete slab until it is dry enough were no marks are left.
  • Operated and maintained power trowels, bobcats, vibration screeds, and Georgia buggies for everyday commercial use.
  • Pour concrete and finish concrete with a wet trowel finish, garage floor finish or hard trowel finish.
  • Have basic tools for concrete work, with a walk behind power trowel and a ride-on power trowel.

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17. Finish Surfaces

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Here's how Finish Surfaces is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, roads etc.
  • smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete
  • Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete.
  • Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors walk, sidewalk, roads or curbs.
  • Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, curbs and gutter.
  • Smooth and finish surfaces of poured cement for walls.

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18. Position Truck

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Here's how Position Truck is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Signaled truck driver to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete, and move chute to direct concrete on forms.
  • Signaled truck drivers to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete.
  • Signaled concrete deliverer to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete.
  • Signaled concrete deliverer to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete.
  • Signaled truck driver to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete, and moved chute to direct concrete on forms.
  • Signaled truck driver to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete and moved chute to direct concrete on forms.

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19. Grind High Spots

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Here's how Grind High Spots is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Chip, scrape, and grind high spots, ridges, and rough projections to finish concrete.

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20. Construction Sites

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Here's how Construction Sites is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Maintained responsibility for smoothing out, leveling, and finishing freshly poured concrete at work and construction sites.
  • Remove debris and trash at construction sites using wheelbarrows.
  • Performed basic carpentry duties at various construction sites.
  • Prepared and cleaned construction sites.
  • Pour and finish patios walk ways drive ways building foundations construction sites etc.
  • Concrete Finisher Worked installing concrete flatwork at new home construction sites in gated residential developments.
  • Cleaned construction sites to eliminate possible hazards Restore and repair concrete surfaces Resurface and replace damaged floors, walls, pavements
  • labor "precession concrete 3-2010/10-2011 Remove trash, residual building debris and potential dangerous materials from construction sites.

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21. Cure Surface

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Here's how Cure Surface is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Directed the casting of cement/concrete and supervised laborers who used specialized tools to spread and procure surfaces.
  • Apply hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete, and waterproof or restore surface.
  • Apply hardening and sealing components to cure surfaces.
  • Apply hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete Operate power vibrator to compact concrete.
  • Apply hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete, and waterproof or restore surface.
  • Applied hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete, and concrete polishing.Community:AmeriCorps Scholarship

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22. Entire Process

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Here's how Entire Process is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Performed environment assessments to ensure durability against wind, heat and cold affects upon concrete throughout the entire process.
  • Monitored how the wind, heat, or cold affect the curing of the concrete throughout the entire process.
  • Monitor how the wind, heat, or cold affect the curing of the concrete throughout the entire process.
  • Monitor how the wind, heat, or cold affect the curing of the concrete throughout the entire process.
  • Monitor how the wind, heat, or cold affect the curing of the concrete throughout the entire process.
  • Monitored the curing of the concrete throughout the entire process.

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23. Patch Voids

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Here's how Patch Voids is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Patch voids; us saws to cut expansion joists.
  • Patch voids and use saws to cut expansion joints.
  • Align forms for sidewalks and patch voids.
  • Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters, and patch voids.
  • Align forms for sidewalks, floors, or foundations; patch voids; and use saws to cut expansion joints.
  • Patch voids and use saw to cut existing concrete slabs in preparation for replacement.

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24. Special Tools

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Here's how Special Tools is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Direct the casting of the concrete and supervise laborers who use shovels or special tools to spread it.
  • Direct the casting of the concrete and supervise laborers who use shovels or special tools to spread it.
  • Directed the casting of the concrete and laborers who use shovels or special tools to spread it.
  • Direct the casting of the concrete and supervise laborers who use shovels or special tools to spread it.
  • Direct the casting of the concrete and supervise laborers who use shovels or special tools to spread it.
  • Set up scaffols load and unload tools and used special tools to cut the concrete.

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25. Setting Forms

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Here's how Setting Forms is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Assisted in demo, setting forms, leveling, and doing the finishes on poured concrete.
  • Work duties: Worked with concrete, setting forms, pouring and finishing concrete.
  • Worked setting forms and pouring concrete on bridges and rail barriers
  • Performed skills such as, Running heavy machinery, setting forms, pouring, raking and screeting of concrete.
  • Concrete Finisher Responsibilities included finishing concrete, setting forms, tying steel.
  • Concrete Finisher Responsible for setting forms to finishing concrete work.
  • assist with setting forms for concrete - pour and level concrete - finish concrete surfaces

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26. String Lines

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Here's how String Lines is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Set string lines for accurate heights to assist with grating.
  • Set string lines and establish heights for proper drainage.
  • Utilized laser and string lines to accuratelyset grade.
  • Full Time08/08 - 10/08 Full Time-Set Up (Dirt work, laser work, string lines, etc.
  • Full Time4/11 - 8/11-Set up (dirt work, laser work, string lines, etc.
  • Set up form work for driveways Layout driveways and run string lines Lay concrete and finished

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27. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Perform layout to ADA specifications and guidelines, understanding of DOT and OSHA laws and regulations.
  • Comply with all HSE/OSHA policies/procedures in accordance to Contractor Agreement.
  • Recieved MOSHA certificate for under ground mine construction
  • Teach workers on safety and the standards of safety according to OSHA standards.Train workers to build and set forms and backboards .
  • followed strict safety guidelines set forth by OSHA , local 252 and Concrete Technology Corporation.
  • Measured layouts and installed encasements to contain and form driveways and walkways All work was perform according to OSHA requirements
  • Concrete Finisher * Project: Grant Hyatt Resort * Leveled and texturized concrete surfaces, per applicable OSHA and other regulations.
  • Clean up crew Lay bricks Handle small tools and equipment Accomplishments Aquires 10 hour OSHA training and safety course.

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28. Straight Edge

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Here's how Straight Edge is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Leveled, smoothed, and shaped surfaces of freshly poured concrete, using straight edge and float or power screed.
  • Use of concrete rake to pull excess cement, then straight edge to level out cement surface to grade.
  • Fill hollows and remove high spots according to grade, using straight edge or float.
  • Followed paving machine, finishing concrete with straight edges and bow floats.
  • Mold expansion joints and edges using edging tools and straight edge.
  • Mold expansion joints and edges with a variety of edging tools, jointers, and straight edge instruments.
  • Mold expansion joints and edges using edging tools such as jointers and a straight edge.
  • Pour concrete, rake and straight edge the wet concrete into the level desired.
  • Pour, straight edge, float , edge, finish, saw cut, and help strip forms.
  • Finish concrete pull straight edge wheel concrete for foundations an porch caps clean tools ....everything that needed to be done..

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29. Broom Finish

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Here's how Broom Finish is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Pour out, place and finish concrete, hand finish or broom finish which ever in the specs.
  • Perform slick finish or broom finishing what ever the job calls for.
  • Pour and finish concrete broom finish, stamped, and exposed.
  • Broom finish and shine finish.
  • Broom finishes and also stamped.
  • Broom Finish to Slick Finish.
  • Edge, float, and broom finish concrete.
  • Concrete Finisher: hand trail, edging, frezno, and broom finishing.
  • Broom finished concrete.. basically everything to do with concrete i can do it
  • Set up formsDirect truck to unload concreteSpread concrete with come along tool.Hard trial, edge,joint and broom finish concreteCure concrete

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30. Hard Worker

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Here's how Hard Worker is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Learn to be a hard worker.

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31. Observe Surface

low Demand
Here's how Observe Surface is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Cleaned chipped areas using wire brush, and feel and observe surface to determine evenness.
  • Clean chipped area, using wire brush, and feel and observe surface to determine if it is rough or uneven.
  • Clean chipped area, using wire brush, and feel and observe surface to determine if it is rough or uneven.

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32. Building Forms

low Demand
Here's how Building Forms is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Assisted in building forms, digging footers, laying concrete and finishing concrete to a smooth and level surface.
  • Started as a concrete laborer, promoted to concrete finisher after training, building forms.
  • Worked with assigned crew in building forms and the concrete pouring process.
  • Included pouring concrete, building forms to create wall structures.
  • General labor, building forms and floating out wet concrete.
  • Concrete Finishing, Laboring, Building Forms
  • Tie steel building forms operating machines
  • Job Duties - Carpentry skills, building forms, Install Rebar, Concrete Foundation and Footer skills.
  • Form & General Carpentry, building forms, tieing rebar, pouring concrete as spec.

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33. Smooth Surfaces

low Demand
Here's how Smooth Surfaces is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Smooth surfaces with abrasive materials or tools.
  • Smooth surfaces, using sandpaper, scrapers, brushes, steel wool, and/or sanding machines.

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34. Stainless Steel

low Demand
Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • learned how to weld stainless steel concrete molds, storm drain boxes and grates.
  • Polish stainless steel, assembling, finishing, coordinate with shipping and receiving departments, inventory and quality control.
  • Hand polishing of stainless steel to a pharmaceutical #4 sanitary finish.
  • Job Description Cut and measure Stainless steel tubes according to specifications
  • Used overhead crane to move heavy stainless steel pieces.
  • Experience in grinding, gaining & polishing stainless steel.

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35. Restore Surface

low Demand
Here's how Restore Surface is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Apply hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete, and waterproof or restore surface.
  • Apply hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete, and waterproof or restore surface.
  • Applied hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete, and waterproof or restore surface.
  • Apply hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete, and waterproof or restore surface.

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36. Pneumatic Chisels

low Demand
Here's how Pneumatic Chisels is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Cleaned finished concrete using wire brush, pneumatic chisels, power grinders.
  • Used pneumatic chisels for chipping, scraping, and grinding high spots.

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37. Drill Holes

low Demand
Here's how Drill Holes is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Cut out damaged areas, drill holes for reinforcing rods, and position reinforcing rods to repair concrete.
  • Cut timbers, lumber and/or paneling to specified dimensions, and drill holes in timbers or lumber.
  • Drill holes for dells that required epoxy.
  • Drill holes in timbers or lumber.
  • Drill holes in construction materials.
  • Operate heavy drilling equipment, Drill holes from 1"- 26" wide, Operated wall saw

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38. Garage Floors

low Demand
Here's how Garage Floors is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Set forms for footing, foundations, stem-walls, driveways, and garage floors.
  • Garage floors - 2 years of experience finishing concrete/set up/ high performance work
  • Created decorative features on new and existing concrete patios and garage floors
  • Concrete walkways, concrete paving, basement and garage floors.
  • garage floors, basements, factories of all sizes and building floors.
  • concrete finishing for small garage floors

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39. Correct Depth

low Demand
Here's how Correct Depth is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Set the concrete forms, ensured they have the correct depth and pitch.
  • Checked for correct depth on concrete.
  • Fort Dodge, IA Responsible for setting the concrete forms, ensuring they have the correct depth and pitch.
  • Set forms and ensured it had the correct depth and pitch Skills Used Fixing and Repairing Concrete
  • Set concrete forms to correct depth and pitch.
  • Concrete finishers are often responsible for setting the concrete forms, ensuring they have the correct depth and pitch.

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40. Door Sills

low Demand
Here's how Door Sills is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • 98105Finished freshly poured concrete and installed anchor bolts, steel plates, door sills in fresh concrete.
  • Installed anchor bolts, steel plates, door sills and other fixtures.

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41. Skid Steers

low Demand
Here's how Skid Steers is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Have operated machinery anywhere from skid steers with different attachments, tractors, concrete buggies, and road graders.
  • Operated a variety of heavy tools and equipment including forklifts, concrete saws, and skid steers.
  • Operate skid steers man lifts, drive company trucks out of town.

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42. Wire Mesh

low Demand
Here's how Wire Mesh is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Supervised laborers and managed placing reinforcing wire mesh.
  • Prepare ground, form up area to be poured, lay wire mesh or re-bar.
  • Reinforced wire meshing and assisted with supervising other laborers for same.
  • Placed reinforcing wire mesh and placed or poured cement into forms.
  • Reinforced concrete with wire mesh.
  • Reinforced wire meshing and assisted with supervising other laborers for same Conducted foundation concrete mixing and monitoring on a regular basis.
  • Bend,and curve wire mesh to fit blue print.

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43. Plastic Forms

low Demand
Here's how Plastic Forms is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Use wood or plastic forms to shape the concrete and hold it until it is set.
  • Use wood or plastic forms to shape the concrete and hold it until it is set.
  • Use wood or plastic forms to shape the concrete and hold it until it is set.
  • Use wood or plastic forms to shape the concrete and hold it until it is set.

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44. Chemical Additives

low Demand
Here's how Chemical Additives is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Apply chemical additives to concrete from freezing, speed up drying process, or slow it down if necessary.
  • Pour sand in as filler, use chemical additives to speed up drying process if necessary.
  • Use chemical additives to speed up drying process during cold weather.
  • Used chemical additives to speed up drying process if necessary Used machines that vibrate concrete to fill air pockets.
  • Use chemical additives to speed up drying process if necessary.

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45. Tape Measure

low Demand
Here's how Tape Measure is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Graded driveways and basements with tape measure, bobcat, and grading tools.
  • Set wood forms to specifications using squares, levels and tape measures.
  • Use tape measures to assist in building bridges and sky scrapers.
  • grade rock to proper depth, use tape measures, levels, hammers, laser levels, string line, etc.
  • Use correct tool and equipment to lay and smooth concrete be able to use and read tape measure correctly
  • Poured and finished concrete, utilized tape measure, dug holes, lifted materials and supplies.

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46. Excavators

low Demand
Here's how Excavators is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Use of smaller excavators and backhoes to dig footers and prepare for new construction.
  • Operate small equipment, such as mini excavators, bulldozers and skid steer.
  • Run Skid steer, excavators, and use all hand tools for finishing.
  • Operate equipment such as Skid Steers, Excavators.
  • Can form and operate skid loader and excavators.
  • Run backhoes, excavators and skid loaders.
  • Use of Bobcats and small excavators.
  • Operate and perform routine maintenance on jackhammers, concrete saws, skid steer and also mini excavators and related equipment.
  • Operated smaller excavators and backhoes to dig footers and prepare for new construction Form up walls.
  • Operated skid steers, excavators, pay loaders, lowls, and riding troll machines.
  • Operated equipment such as skidsteers, excavators, tractors, and dump trucks.
  • Finished concrete Built concrete forms Used excavators
  • Operated most size excavators while most hours being on a mid size for most teardowns/tearouts.
  • Operate mini excavators,trachoes,dozers and help with concrete pours.

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47. Air Pockets

low Demand
Here's how Air Pockets is used in Concrete Finisher jobs:
  • Use machines that vibrate concrete to fill air pockets.
  • Use vibrator for air pockets.
  • Use machines that vibrate concrete to fill air pockets.
  • Use machines that vibrate concrete to fill air pockets.
  • Used various concrete vibrators to fill air pockets.
  • Use machines that vibrate concrete to fill air pockets.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Concrete Finisher

Sidewalks17.2%
Rebar12.5%
Heavy Equipment6.6%
Safety Procedures6.3%
Hand Tools6.2%
Job Site6%
BOB Cat5.9%
Expansion Joints5.1%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Concrete Finisher

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Sidewalks
Sidewalks
13.4%
13.4%
2
2
Rebar
Rebar
9.8%
9.8%
3
3
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
5.2%
5.2%
4
4
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
4.9%
4.9%
5
5
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
Job Site
Job Site
4.7%
4.7%
7
7
BOB Cat
BOB Cat
4.6%
4.6%
8
8
Expansion Joints
Expansion Joints
4%
4%
9
9
General Labor
General Labor
3.5%
3.5%
10
10
Decorative Finish
Decorative Finish
3%
3%
11
11
Backhoe
Backhoe
2.9%
2.9%
12
12
Front End Loader
Front End Loader
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Bull Float
Bull Float
2.5%
2.5%
14
14
New Construction
New Construction
2.4%
2.4%
15
15
Dump Truck
Dump Truck
2.3%
2.3%
16
16
Trowel
Trowel
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Finish Surfaces
Finish Surfaces
1.6%
1.6%
18
18
Position Truck
Position Truck
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Grind High Spots
Grind High Spots
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Construction Sites
Construction Sites
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Cure Surface
Cure Surface
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Entire Process
Entire Process
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Patch Voids
Patch Voids
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Special Tools
Special Tools
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Setting Forms
Setting Forms
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
String Lines
String Lines
1%
1%
27
27
Osha
Osha
1%
1%
28
28
Straight Edge
Straight Edge
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Broom Finish
Broom Finish
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Hard Worker
Hard Worker
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Observe Surface
Observe Surface
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Building Forms
Building Forms
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Smooth Surfaces
Smooth Surfaces
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Restore Surface
Restore Surface
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Pneumatic Chisels
Pneumatic Chisels
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Drill Holes
Drill Holes
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Garage Floors
Garage Floors
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Correct Depth
Correct Depth
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Door Sills
Door Sills
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Skid Steers
Skid Steers
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Wire Mesh
Wire Mesh
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Plastic Forms
Plastic Forms
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Chemical Additives
Chemical Additives
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Tape Measure
Tape Measure
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Excavators
Excavators
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Air Pockets
Air Pockets
0.5%
0.5%

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