Concrete Finisher

Our amazing Concrete Team is growing and we’re looking for a skilled individual to join our crew!

The JKT, Development Inc., Jamestown Concrete Finisher will expertly pour, level, and smooth concrete on a variety of surfaces including roads, sidewalks, curbs, and floors. The position will be required to set the forms that hold the concrete in place, patch existing surfaces, cut expansion joints, and monitor the curing of the concrete to ensure a high-quality finish.

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe has been a committed and collaborative partner in our community for over four decades and continues to grow the job sectors in healthcare, economic development, natural resources, hospitality, cultural preservation, and the arts. As the second largest employer in Clallam County, we provide a wide range of employment opportunities in the community.

Essential Functions
  • Designing and building forms.
  • Ability to read plans and concrete details as well as layout from survey.
  • Setting forms that hold the concrete in place.
  • Knowing the proper use of reinforcement on concrete.
  • Cleaning and inspecting surfaces for pouring issues.
  • Directing the casting of the concrete with the truck driver.
  • Pouring, smoothing, and leveling concrete using a rake, trowel, float, and screed. This includes handheld tools and power tool versions.
  • Monitoring the effects of the weather on the curing process.
  • Applying sealing and hardening components.
  • Safely operating power vibrator to ensure the concrete is compacted.
  • Molding and constructing expansion joints using joiners and edging tools.
  • Polishing surface using a power surfacing machine.
  • Supervising and training workers to help them use special tools to spread concrete.
  • Practice forward thinking while staying up to date with pouring technology and equipment.
  • Communicate clear instructions and prompt hand signals to equipment operators.
  • Follow both written and verbal instruction given by project leads.
  • Comply with federal, state and local regulations, including the appropriate use of PPE.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures, including but not limited to standards for safety and work practices.
  • Operate small handheld power tools.
  • Familiarity with concrete mixes.
  • Use wire mesh or rebar to reinforce the concrete as needed.
  • Use stains or colors to add the finishing touch.
  • Add small stones or other materials for decoration.
  • Perform Other Duties as assigned.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience as a concrete laborer or mason.
  • Excellent organization skills and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Effective time management, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to travel including but not limited to jobsites and suppliers.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to successfully pass criminal background investigation.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of working with different types of concrete mixes and concrete finishes.
  • Ability to operate small equipment including skid steer, mini excavator, and forklift.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Good level of physical fitness.
  • Practical skills to operate power tools and machinery.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and plans.

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