APTIM Cement Journey in Westlake, Louisiana


Journeyman - Typically 3 years and above documented field experience in chosen craft discipline with ability to read and interpret instructions and document, plan and perform work activities independently.

Certified Journeyman - Requires attainment of NCCER certifications written and/or practical.

Leadman - Provides leadership, instruction, and guidance to other craft workers in work crew, providing assistance to Foreman, while working in the capacity of a journeyman.


Construction, Maintenance


Smoothes and finishes surfaces of poured concrete floor, walls, sidewalks or curbs to specified textures.


  • May mix cement or epoxy grouts using concrete mixing machine or hoe.

  • Signals the concrete deliverer to position truck to facilitate pouring.

  • May build or reinforce forms or bracing prior to pours.

  • Loads, transports and unloads tools, equipment and supplies.

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

  • Levels, smoothes and shapes surfaces of freshly poured concrete, using straight edge and float or power screed.

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

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

  • Spray cement mortar or concrete to cover exposed earth, masonry, and steel surfaces and forcing grout into drilled holes or spaces between foundations.

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

  • May direct sub-grade work and setting of forms.

  • Assists in lifting, positioning and securing of materials and work pieces.

  • Perform minor maintenance and cleaning activities with tools and equipment.

  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.


  • 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.

  • 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.


May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.


  1. Strength:

a. Standing 70%

Walking 20%

Sitting 10%

b. Lifting 35 lb.

Carrying 35 lb.

Pushing 80 ft-lb.

Pulling 80 ft-lb.

  1. Climbing F

Balancing O

  1. Stooping F

Kneeling F

Crouching F

Crawling F

Reaching F

Handling C

Fingering O


NP Not Present

O Occasionally (0-33%)

F Frequently (34-66%)

C Constantly (67-100%)

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may make their request known by e-mailing HRQuestions@cbifederalservices.com or calling 855.343.5600 for assistance.