Cement Mason

14515 Industrial Road

Omaha, NE 68144

402-333-7921

 

Three (3) year apprenticeship

 

The cement mason smoothes and finishes surfaces of poured concrete floors, walls and sidewalks using hand tools or power tools, including floats, trowels and screeds.  Helps pour and level concrete.  May help prepare surface to be poured.  Creates different texture effects for finished concrete.

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

At least 18 years of age

High school education or a G.E.D.

Physically fit to perform work of the trade

Familiarity with construction is helpful

 

Needs to furnish own hand tools

Works with some power tools

 

Much of the work will most likely be performed outdoors

 

The apprentice will receive increment wage rate increases based on a percentage of the journeyworker rate.

 

The apprentice will be required to attend related training classes, most likely in the evenings, possibly some Saturdays.

 

Condensed Work Experience:

 

Setting of screeds

Use of floats and trowels, edgers and jointers

Establishing grade lines and heights

Expansion strips

Pouring and finishing concrete floors, drives, walks and curbs

Concrete stairs

Patching concrete, rubbing and brushing of concrete

Finishing concrete foundations, walls, cilings and columns

Bush hammering

Waterproofing

 

Applications taken year round

 

Benefits include:  Health Insurance, Pension Plan, Training and Education

 


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