Shotcrete Concrete Construction Laborer

COST of Wisconsin, Inc. | Cincinnati, OH

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Posted Date 6/27/2024
Description Summary

A construction concrete laborer (shotcrete) supports concrete/shotcrete application process by performing general labor, setting up equipment, operating pump, applying concrete/shotcrete, or performing other assigned duties.

COST is a theme construction company that fabricates and manufactures custom creative projects for museums, theme and water parks, aquariums, zoological exhibits, and other unique clients. Check out our work on our website!

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Shift/Work Hours: First shift; 40 hours+, vary based on need

Employment Type: Direct hire

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Perform general labor, set up equipment, operate pump, apply concrete/shotcrete, or perform other assigned duties to support the concrete/shotcrete application process.
  2. Ensure all areas to receive concrete/shotcrete are clean, sound, and free of loose material; and that anchors, reinforcement, and ground wires are properly placed and spaced.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of concrete/shotcrete pump operation, inclusive of understanding of shotcrete mix designs and their impact on the pump.
  4. Set elevations, grades and thicknesses for the shotcrete placement.
  5. Control the air that increases/decreases the velocity to ensure proper placement and proper encasement/build-up of concrete/shotcrete surface support, for wet process.
  6. Prepare and maintain concrete/shotcrete mixture by applying appropriate material proportions and ratios.
  7. Clean surfaces of dust and loose debris prior to concrete/shotcrete application to ensure proper concrete/shotcrete adherence.
  8. Operate equipment such as concrete/shotcrete pump, ensuring hoses and pump are cleaned, maintained and inspected regularly.
  9. Store and maintain equipment.
  10. Perform heavy lifting.
  11. Adhere to safety requirements and equipment guidelines.
  12. Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  13. Perform other tasks as assigned.


Knowledge and Skill
  • Two years of high school and six to twelve months related experience; or a combination of education and experience.
  • Read and comprehend instructions. Ability to effectively communicate with other employees of the organization.
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Construction knowledge and experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints preferred.
  • Forklift experience and light equipment operation experience preferred.
  • Welding, concrete, fiberglass, and artistic experience preferred.
  • OSHA/safety training preferred.
Benefits
  • Hourly pay for travel time from home to job site and job site to job site
  • Up to $85/day lodging reimbursement (amount based on distance from home)
  • Fuel reimbursement when traveling from home to job site and job site to job site
  • 1 roundtrip flight home per month during 1st year of employment
  • 2 roundtrip flights home per month after completion of 1 year of employment
  • Paid time off
  • Birthday paid time off
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Medical insurance
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Voluntary benefits: dental, short term disability, term life insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance
  • 401k
  • Quarterly variable pay bonus
Physical Demands
  • Use hands to handle or feel; stand; walk; climb or balance; stop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear.
  • Close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Lift 70 lbs. floor to waist; lift 90 lbs. waist to chest; lift 25 lbs. chest to overhead; carry 50 lbs. over a distance of 50 ft.; push a 100 lbs. wheeled cart over a distance of 100 ft.; and drag 50 lbs. over a distance of 100 ft.
Work Environment
  • Exposed to typical noises and smells associated with a construction environment, such as exposure to fumes or airborne particles and production machinery. Noise level is moderate to loud.
Salary20.00 Hour
Trade
Laborer
Per Diem
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