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Concrete Form Setter


Job Summary: As a form setter, your job duties include following blueprints or designs, pouring concrete, and then leveling the concrete to the proper specifications while adjusting for elevation change or depth. Some projects require the use of power tools while others require doing the work by hand. In any case, you must always follow safety policies and understand quality control procedures. Qualifications for this career include the ability to use specialized equipment, relevant carpentry skills, physical stamina, and a few years of experience.

Concrete Form setter Duties and Responsibilities


  • Ability to lift up to 80lbs.

  • Ability to kneel, crouch, balance, climb or crawl throughout 8 hour shifts.

  • Assist drivers with pouring concrete and moving chute to direct concrete on forms.

  • Operate power vibrator for compaction

  • Mold expansion joints and edges, using edging tools, jointers, and straightedge.

  • Spread, level, and smooth concrete, using rake, shovel, hand or power trowel, hand or power screed, and float.

  • Build and lay out forms as required according to specifications

  • Fill form with fill material and compact with tamper or compactor to bring to required grade.

  • Aligning forms for sidewalks, curbs or gutters

  • Reading and understanding pour totals and schematics / blueprints for each pour

  • REQUIREMENTS: Ability to do heavy lifting


Preferred Requirements and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED certificate (preferred)

  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation(preferred)

  • Familiar with proper handling of materials and equipment

  • Able to lift up to 80 pounds

  • A flexible schedule is a plus. Typically M-F.

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

  • Basic carpentry skills.

  • Ability to read construction plans an asset.

  • Finishers and form setters minimum 2 years of concrete experience

  • Strong communication skills

  • Must be able to work accurately under pressure-Must be self-motivated, positive in approach, able to help create, develop and implement project process improvement(s)

  • Must have a “TEAM” attitude

  • Bilingual Spanish a plus

  • Reliable travel

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