Cement Finishers - Nanaimo, BC

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North America Construction (1993) Ltd., - NAC Constructors Ltd. (NAC) is Canada’s leading multi-trade builder and provides true Master Builder services to the civil, municipal and energy biofuel marketplaces. The depth of our resources is evident in the variety of projects we construct. From water filtration to wastewater treatment; dams to ethanol; we build it all…and more! The contagious energy and excitement within NAC creates a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities for individuals to achieve their goals.

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Cement Finishers - Nanaimo, BC

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NAC is currently seeking Cement Finishers to join our team at our Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre in BC.
4600 Hammond Bay Rd., Nanaimo, BC

Position Summary:

Under the direction of Civil Superintendent the Cement Finisher is responsible for waterproofing, grouting, finishing, cutting & coring concrete, floor pouring, stain removal and cleaning, curing concrete, floor leveling, finishing, high tolerance finishing and slab installation. This position requires knowledge of the heavy construction industry.  Specifically the practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, quality control and safety associated with this industry.  The Cement Finisher must be proficient at the following tasks: concrete finishing for heavy construction concrete products.

Job Description:

  • Build, layout and execute forms as required, according to specifications with the ability to make calculations depending on grades
  • Waterproofing, grouting, finishing, cutting & coring concrete
  • Floor pouring, stain removal and cleaning,
  • Curing concrete, floor leveling, finishing, high tolerance finishing and slab installation
  • Observe and comply with all health and safety regulations and ensures any apprentices under your direction comply
  • Operate and maintain tools and equipment
  • Respect and respond to direction given
  • Contribute and participate in the effective use of the Quality Control System
  • Construct and/or assemble and dismantle scaffolding as needed
  • Handle and transport job materials to the work area as needed
  • Perform other related duties, including minor duties of other trades where certification is not required and the work does not exceed own limitations


  • 3-5 years of experience working in heavy construction
  • Must have concrete pouring experience
  • Proficient in wet & dry concrete finishing
  • Proficeient in patching and repairing honeycombing/concrete defects
  • Ability to sack and rub concrete 
  • Experience on 7 meter high walls is an asset
  • Knowledge of safe operation of tools
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Strong communication and team work skills
  • Valid WHMIS, Elevated/Aerial Work Platform, Health and Safety Awareness Training for Workers and Working at Heights/Fall Arrest certificates are required
  • Confined space in an asset

NAC Offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunities for career growth, development and advancement, including financial assistance
  • Comprehensive benefit plan (dental, vision, health, etc.)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Excellent company matched pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans
  • Additional time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Friendly working environment
  • Numerous team activities and various company events