Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers


Smooth and finish surfaces of poured concrete, such as floors, walks, sidewalks, roads, or curbs using a variety of hand and power tools. Align forms for sidewalks, curbs, or gutters; patch voids; and use saws to cut expansion joints.
Also called: Cement Finisher, Cement Mason, Concrete Finisher, Finisher

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Engineering and Technology
  • building and construction
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath
    Controlled Movement
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
    Physical Strength
  • use your lower back and stomach

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Persistence
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Cooperation

Technology:

    Project management software
  • Hard Dollar HD Project Estimating
  • National Concrete & Masonry Estimator
    Analytical or scientific software
  • ADAPT-Modeler
  • HIPERPAV
    Accounting software
  • Sirus GT Construction Accounting

Education:

    no high school diploma/GED
    high school diploma/GED
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