Concrete Finisher

EMPLOYER: Impressions Group Ottawa Inc.


Company and Position Description

Impressions Group Ottawa is looking for a hardworking and skilled individual to fulfill the role of Concrete Finisher. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years of experience in the trade of concrete finishing or is looking to becoming an apprenticeship in the industry. 


More specifically, you will be accountable for:

  • Set the forms that hold concrete to the desired pitch and 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
  • Direct the casting of the concrete and supervise laborers who use shovels or special tools to spread it
  • Produce rough concrete surface, using broom
  • Signal truck driver to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete, and move chute to direct concrete on forms
  • Operate power vibrator to compact concrete
  • Chip, scrape, and grind high spots, ridges, and rough projections to finish concrete, using pneumatic chisels, power grinders, or hand tools
  • Waterproof or restore concrete surfaces, using appropriate compounds
  • Wet concrete surface, and rub with stone to smooth surface and obtain specified finish
  • Install anchor bolts, steel plates, and other fixtures in freshly poured concrete or pattern or stamp the surface to provide a decorative finish
  • Build wooden molds, and clamp molds around area to be repaired, using hand tools
  • Polish surface, using polishing or surfacing machine
  • Apply muriatic acid to clean surface, and rinse with water
  • Ability to learn techniques required for decorative concrete finishes, including stamping, acid staining and overlays
  • Mix cement, sand, and water to produce concrete, grout, or slurry, using hoe, trowel, tamper,
  • scraper, or concrete-mixing machine


Other desirable attributes include:


  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, heavy equipment, and materials
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
  • 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
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a concrete finisher
  • Ability to coordinate and finish a pour without supervision
  • Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work



Please send a copy of your resume and cover letter to

START DATE: 09/14/2020

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