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Cement Finisher

Full Time
A month ago

Cement Finisher – for Pool Company

4013 Graveley Street, Burnaby, BC

Alka Pool Construction Ltd. specializes in constructing high-value poolscapes and has built a very successful business for almost 60 years. We are looking to hire a Cement Finisher in permanent full-time positions to grow with the company.

The role of the Cement Finisher includes finishing of Shotcrete and Plaster applications of pools, whirlpools and various types of waterscapes as well as crosstraining in all aspects of construction in the swimming pool industry at Alka Pool’s various project sites. A successful candidate is a person who; is an effective communicator (verbal and written), problems solves, has a mechanical sense, enjoys physical work in the outdoors, is experienced in various aspects of construction (commercial and residential) and must have a minimum of 2 years experience directly in the concrete swimming pool industry.

Role & Responsibilities

Swimming pool construction involving but not limited to:

  • 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 specficiations using straight edge or float
  • Impart desired finish to concrete surfaces using hand and power tools
  • Waterproof, dampproof and restore concrete surfaces
  • Repair, resurface and replace worn or damaged sections of floors, walls and other concrete structures.
  • Answering to foreman, Project Manager or COO.
  • Completing timesheet bi-weekly
  • Completing work orders for project cost plus work
  • Work may require occasional out of town work for periods of 1-3 weeks.
  • Duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years experience specific to cement finishing in the swimming pool construction industry.
  • Highly organized, long term planner
  • Knowledge of commercial construction sites.
  • Excellent written and oral English skills as work language is English.
  • A positive, can do attitude that thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Self motivated and works well both as a team member and independently.

Own Tools:

  • Hard hat, safety gear: Steel toe safety boots (CSA Approved), visibility vest, etc.
  • Valid Driver’s licence
  • Hand tools


$26.00-$35.00/hour dependent upon on: skills and experience.

Compensation includes a competitive hourly wage +40 hrs / week with basic medical & extended health and dental (group) benefits upon completion of probationary period. Position is full-time work within the lower mainland and on various project sites throughout BC. With proven skills, knowledge and attitude advancement is available.

Please contact the office:

By phone; 604-320-2552, or

In person; 4013 Graveley Street, Burnaby, BC V5C 3T5


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