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Finisher Apprentice

Company Name:  Baker Concrete Construction, Inc

Cleveland, OH, US, 44101

Req ID: 3584
Travel: Up to 25%
Number of Openings: [[numberOpenings]] 


If you’re driven to accomplish great things, Baker is looking for you. As the nation’s leading specialty concrete contractor, Baker has constructed every type of concrete structure imaginable in more than 1,200 cities across the U.S. Today, more than 5,000 co-workers proudly wear the Baker logo.


At Baker, you’ll do more, be more, and gain more with a company that puts the key to success in your hands. Join an elite team that recognizes commitment and supports your professional growth; that believes focus + hard work + smarts equals opportunity; that provides more options to take your career to the next level. You’ll achieve more in a day, in a year, and in your career than you thought possible. Apply today — we’re ready to build.



The Finisher Apprentice will be enrolled in a program in which he/she will train under capable and experienced journey workers in the tasks of concrete placement, finishing, curing, and cutting, based on the proper selection of equipment, materials and finishing sequence needed to deliver an acceptable product.  This position will be exposed to the following duties and will participate in classroom and supplemental training.

Roles and Responsibilities

Acquires the skills to become a Finisher by learning/helping in the following areas:

  • Sets finish grade during the pour of the slabs
  • Placing, finishing curing, and cutting of concrete slabs
  • Preforms concrete restoration and joint treatments
  • Ensures floor finishes meet project requirements consistent with FF/FL terminology

Works with the following tools and equipment at the proper time of the place-finishing sequence

  • Bull Floats, mops, and Highway Straight Edges
  • Float blades, combo blades, and finish blades
  • Hand tools for Floor finishing, edging, joint tooling


Participates in Training / Certifications:

  • 144 classroom hours per year
  • 2000 hours of on-the-job training per year


  • High school diploma or equivalent.  2 years’ related experience and/or training preferred.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers
  • Ability to calculate mathematical figures such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division 
  • Ability to read and use a tape measure and apply associated math skills
  • Ability to use an iPad to access some program curriculum 
  • Ability to exert heavy physical effort, handling average weight objects up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to kneel, stoop, crouch, balance, climb or crawl
  • Ability to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

When you join Baker, you become part of a team that is driven to do more. We offer an excellent pay and benefits package, extensive training, and a culture that is built on the values of People, Honor, and Grit. 


Baker is an EOE Disability/Veterans Employer.


Applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation for any or part of the application process may make their requests known by emailing or calling 1-513-539-4000 and asking for HR.


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland