City of Garland, TX

Concrete Finisher I

Location US-TX-Garland
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/8/2021 10:57 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings Remaining
Job Family
Maintenance Services
Target Hiring Range
Depending on qualifications
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

Responsible for setting paving forms, placing/finishing concrete operating various equipment in addition to performing a variety of construction tasks with assigned team members.


Target Hiring Range: $15.91/hr - $19.25/hr

Essential Job Functions

  1. Operate a transit/level to set grade for paving forms, establish sub-grade and set grade pens for finished concrete grade.
  2. Set forms for alleys, streets, driveways, sidewalks, ADA ramps, inlets, curbs and concrete structure improvements.
  3. Place and finish concrete to correct grade to ensure proper drainage and smooth ride quality that adheres to all City, State and Federal Standards.
  4. Perform the following tasks independently and as a team member:
    • place and tie rebar
    • remove paving forms
    • clean debris
    • backfill pavement
    • place, roll and water sod                                                                           
  5. Operate equipment such as a front-end loader, industrial box blade / loader, skid steer loader and backhoe loader in addition to a variety of power tools such as a hammer drill and ski saw.
  6. Perform pre-trip / post-trip vehicle inspection reports which includes to service and maintain equipment and vehicles.
  7. Attend all required safety training/meetings and obey all safety policies and procedures.
  8. Inspect work site to ensure all traffic control devices are in place, clean and in good working condition.
  9. Operate sanding trucks and aggregate spreaders on bridges, intersections and streets.
  10. Load and deliver traffic control devices for high water events including placement for road closures / monitoring water levels
  11. Perform final clean-up from weather events to ensure alleys and streets are passable for emergency vehicles including tree and debris removal as well as all other general cleanup.
  12. Respond to weather events and emergencies including the ability to work shift schedules when required.


Minimum Education & Work Experience

High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
18 months experience
Ability to lift 50 pounds or more several times daily
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:     

  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • 2 years experience


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of safety practices and hazards standard to work area
  • Knowledge of City of Garland Standard Construction Details
  • Skill in effective oral and written communication
  • Skill in maintenance, operations and maintenance of various concrete finishing equipment and tools
  • Skill in general care, maintenance and repair of various concrete equipment and tools
  • Ability to understand and implement verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to perform physical labor
  • Ability to work efficiently in a team environment and independently in the absence of supervision


Licenses & Certifications

Valid Class C Texas driver's license

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works in a field environment; outside in extreme hot/ cold, wet weather, and noisy conditions. Must be able to lift/carry 50 pounds or more several times daily.


Customer Service
Personal Organization


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