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Cement Mason

Fargo, ND 58102

Posted: 06/13/2024 Job Category: Craft Workers Job Number: 895168

Job Description


Looking for a lead with a crew of concrete masons to lay concrete in North Dakota. Must be able to read blueprints and direct your crew accordingly. Excellent physical abilities and a thorough understanding of the properties of concrete are necessary. Completion of an apprenticeship or vocational training program in Cement Masonry is desired for entirety of crew.

$25+/hr

Daily per diem for travelers

40+ hours a week

Day shift

4-5 month duration

Job Responsibilities
  • Examine concrete forms to ensure they are properly constructed and can hold the correct amount of cement to complete a job.
  • Level, smooth and spread concrete using a variety of tools, including shovels, floats, rakes, power or hand trowels or power or hand screeds.
  • Monitor how heat, cold and wind affect the curing of the concrete throughout the entire building process.
  • Set forms designed to hold concrete to desired depth and pitch while aligning them.
  • Direct cement truck driver to park to ensure that concrete can be poured in the correct spot and move the truck‚Äôs chute to put concrete in the right places.
  • Mold expansion edges and joints using jointers and straightedge as well as edging tools.
  • Compact concrete with power vibrator and produce a rough concrete surface using a broom.
  • Direct other cement masons and employees to guarantee that concrete is poured and smoothed correctly to prevent future problems with the build.


Job Requirements

Required:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Journeyman-level knowledge on mixing, pouring, finishing and selecting concrete
  • Punctual and consistent attendance
  • A basic understanding of construction principles, safety protocols, and building codes is advantageous.
  • Physical fitness and ability to perform strenuous tasks without restrictions.
  • Strong work ethic, reliability, and punctuality are essential qualities for this role.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, project plans, and specifications is beneficial.


Preferred:
  • 1-5 years previous experience as a cement mason
  • Flexible schedule and availability
  • Crew of 5-10 to travel together


Working Conditions:

Ability to perform physical requirements; standing, bending, crawling 100% of the time. Outdoor environment. Possible exposure to dust, heat, or cold, and other seasonal changes.

 

CRAS has a zero tolerance for substance abuse. Employment with CRAS is contingent upon successful completion of Pre-Employment background and drug screening.
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