Assist construction activities with a variety of basic tasks. Load, unload, or identify building materials, machinery, or tools, distributing them to the appropriate locations.
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and their applications.
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Learn and follow safety regulations.
Clean or prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.
Establish grades using picks, shovels, pneumatic tampers, or rakes.
Tend pumps, compressors, or generators to provide power for tools, machinery, or equip-ment.
Work as a team. Be aware of others’ reactions and understand the dynamics of worker rela-tionships.
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.
Communicate with others to convey information effectively.
Coordinate activities of workers engaged in concrete installation for projects such as highways, streets, and hard scapes.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.
Knowledge of basic equipment functions and production rates.
Measure, mark, or record openings or distances to layout areas where construction work will be performed.
Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met.
Signal truck drivers to position trucks to facilitate pouring concrete and move chute to direct concrete in forms.
Direct the casting of the concrete and supervise laborers who use shovels or special tools to spread it.
Set the forms that hold concrete to the desired pitch, depth and align them.
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.
Apply hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete and waterproof or restore surface.
Supervise, train and coordinate the workers in the concrete department.
Supervise, coordinate, or schedule construction activities.
Read specifications, such as blueprints, to determine construction requirements or to plan procedures.
Inspect work progress, equipment, or construction sites to verify safety or to ensure that spec-ifications are met.
Estimate material or worker requirements to complete jobs.
Assign work to employees, based on material or worker requirements of specific jobs.
Confer with other departments or contractors to resolve problems or to coordinate activities.
Analyze worker or production problems and recommend solutions, such as improving production methods.