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Concrete finishers smooth and finish freshly poured concrete, apply curing or surface treatments and install, maintain and restore various masonry structures such as foundations, floors, ceilings, sidewalks, roads, patios and highrise buildings. They are employed by construction companies, cement and concrete contractors and manufacturers of precast concrete products, or they may be self-employed.
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- Check formwork, granular base and steel reinforcement materials and direct placement of concrete into forms or onto surfaces according to grade
- Fill hollows and remove high spots to smooth freshly poured concrete
- Operate power vibrator to compact concrete
- Level top surface of concrete according to grade and depth specifications using straightedge or float
- Impart desired finish to concrete surfaces using hand and power tools
- Install anchor bolts, steel plates, door sills and other fixtures in freshly poured concrete
- Apply hardening and sealing compounds to cure surface of concrete
- Waterproof, damp-proof and restore concrete surfaces
- Repair, resurface and replace worn or damaged sections of floors, walls, roads and other concrete structures.
Outlook & Prospects for Concrete Finishers in Regina--Moose Mountain Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market News
Week of May 27 – May 31, 2013
- At the end of May, Great Prairie Development Corp. and the Rural Municipality of Sherwood announced plans to build a new residential community to accommodate an estimated 14,000 people on the southeast outskirts of Regina
Week of May 20 – May 24, 2013
- The construction phase comes to an end on the $1.24B Integrated Carbon Capture and Storage project at Boundary Dam's Unit 3. SaskPower expects full operations in April 2014.
Week of May 13 – May 17, 2013
- Canadian Tire, Sport Chek, Mark's Work Warehouse, and Atmosphere opened in the Southland Mall in Regina
- Regina hosted a two-day housing summit to bring governments and other stakeholders together to discuss solutions to help ease the housing crunch
- Mosaic Co. postponed its $2B Phase 2 expansion plans at its Belle Plaine mine and its Colonsay mine for a year or two
- Work begins again on the Capital Pointe 26-storey condominium and hotel project in Regina, as SaskPower must relocate the underground electrical duct bank
Week of May 06 – May 10, 2013
- The University of Regina cut 20 full-time equivalent positions from its 2013-14 budget plan
- Sixty-seven schools and more than 1,200 youth recently took part in the Stepping Stones Career Fair at Evraz Place in Regina
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