Bricklayer/ Mason

Lane Christensen Co.

Rugby, ND

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General Summary

Smooths and finishes surfaces of poured concrete floors, walls, sidewalks, or curbs to specified textures, using handtools or power tools including floats, trowels, and screeds.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Spreads concrete to specified depth and workable consistency, using float to bring water to surface and produce soft topping.

  • Levels, smooths, and shapes surfaces of freshly poured concrete, using straightedge and float or power screed.

  • Finishes concrete surfaces, using power trowel, or wets and rubs concrete with abrasive stone to impart finish.

  • Removes rough or defective spots from concrete surfaces, using power grinder or chisel and hammer and patches holes with fresh concrete or epoxy compound.

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

  • May sprinkle colored stone chips, powered steel, or coloring power on concrete to produce prescribed finish.

  • May produce rough concrete surface, using broom.

  • May mix cement, using hoe or concrete-mixing machine.

  • May direct subgrade work, mixing of concrete, and setting of forms, performing duties as described under Group Leader.

  • May specialize in finishing steps and stairways and be designated as Step Finisher.

  • May break up and repair old concrete surfaces, using pneumatic tools and be designated Cement Mason Maintenance.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent years of experience

Work Experience

  • Appropriate training and experience required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Workers should be able to:

  • Work rapidly and accurately with hands

  • Follow set procedures and standards

  • Compare and see differences in size, shape, and form of lines, figures, and objects

  • Picture objects from drawings or diagrams

  • Rate information using standards that can be measured or checked

  • Calculate amounts of concrete required for each job

  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.

Physically, workers must be able to:

  • Climb and maintain body balance

  • Use hands and arms fully

  • Stand, kneel, bend, crawl, or crouch for long periods

  • See well (either naturally or with correction)

About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

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