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  • Sidewalk Concrete Finisher

    Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
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    Canada - Asphalt, Paving & Construction (A,P,C)
  • Why work for Lafarge?

    Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes   personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you. Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at



    Wage: $30.63 - $32.00 per hour, commensurate with experience


    Position Description:

    The Sidewalk Concrete Finisher will be performing patchwork of existing curbs and gutters as well as sidewalks within the city of Edmonton. The accountabilities of this role include, but are not limited to, the following:


    • Preparing granular base.
    • Setting formwork according to specifications.
    • Applying steel reinforcements as necessary.
    • Checking formwork to ensure accuracy.
    • Operating power vibrators to consolidate concrete.
    • Leveling top surface concrete according to grade and depth specifications.
    • Finishing concrete to meet specifications using hand and power tools.
    • Applying hardening and sealing components to cure surfaces.
    • Other labour duties as required.


    Education: Not required


    Experience: 3 years of relevant experience


    Languages:  English


    Additional Skills: Road construction


    Work Setting: Sidewalks and curbs; Roads and bridges


    Specific Skills: Waterproof, damp proof and restore surfaces; Repair, resurface and replace worn or damaged sections of concrete structures; Operate power vibrators to compact concrete; Level top surface concrete according to grade and depth specification; Fill hollows and remove spots on freshly poured cement; Apply hardening and sealing components to cure surfaces; Check formwork, granular base and steel reinforcement materials and direct placement of concrete into forms or onto surfaces according to grade; Impart desired finish to concrete surfaces using hand and power tools


    Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed safety boots


    Work Site Environment: Outdoors; Dusty


    Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Attention to detail; Standing for extended periods; Bending, crouching, kneeling

    Type of Materials: Reinforcing membrane and protective covering; Hardners and epoxies; Colours and sealers


    Personal Suitability: Accurate; Team player


    As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.


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