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Concrete Form Setter, Journeyman

at gallegos corp

Pay: up to $30.0000/hour
24.0000-30.0000 (USD) Hourly
Posted: 9/20/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1006
Keywords: foreman, concrete

Job Description



Concrete Form Setter, Journeyman


Position Title:                      Concrete Journeyman, Formsetter
 FLSA Status:                       Non-Exempt, Hourly
                              Basalt, CO - Vail, CO


Reporting Relationship:   Concrete Foreman and/or Site Superintendent


Position Summary: 


A Concrete Journeyman Formsetter is knowledgeable and familiar with procedures required for all types of concrete related forming systems including but not limited to: footers, walls, decks, stairs and elevator cores. Formsetters should be familiar with required forming of types of concrete flatwork including slab, stairs, sidewalks, drives, curb, gutter and concrete paving applications. Formsetters are required to complete work safely, with quality and within productivity specifications as directed by the foreman or superintendent. 


Essential Functions:

  • Participate and collaborate with the crew during daily huddle to ensure safety, quality and productivity goals are set.
  • Read and understand blueprints for each project
  • Understand survey and lay out of project
  • Set the forms that hold concrete to the desired pitch and depth, and align them.
  • Check the forms that hold the concrete to see that they are properly constructed.
  • Moves discharge chute of truck to direct concrete into forms.
  • Align, straighten, plumb, or square forms for installation.
  • Cut timbers, lumber and/or paneling to specified dimensions, and drill holes in timbers or lumber.
  • Perform tie spacing layout and measure, mark, drill or cut.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Foreman or Superintendent


  • 4 years plus of equivalent work experience





  • Attention to detail with demonstrated accuracy and thoroughness
  • Conserves materials and meets productivity set forth by supervisors
  • Observes all safety procedures, reports potentially  unsafe conditions and uses and maintains equipment and materials properly.  Must be able to responsibly use personal protective equipment (PPE) such  as harnesses, lanyards and positioning hooks.

Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to:

  • moving mechanical parts/equipment such as saws,  forklifts and vehicles
  • outdoor weather conditions including extreme heat or  cold weather
  • work in high, precarious places such as scaffolding  and ladders
  • fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic  chemicals
  • risk of electrical shock
  • vibration
  • weight of heavy material, such as forms and concrete  related material

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.




Physical Demands:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 120 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel in a repetitive motion; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, including working on hands and knees for extended periods of time. The employee is frequently required to walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit.


Required Tools:

  • Tool Bag. (Bucket for tools is not acceptable)
  • Finish trowel- 2 each
  • Burner or leaner
  • Magnesium float
  • Wood or fiberglass float
  • Edger (provided)
  • Jointer (provided)
  • Curb brush (provided)
  • Stucco brush
  • Rubber float
  • Knee boards (skates/sliders)
  • Tool pouch apron
    • Hammer, tape, chalk box, pencil, keel, klien type  pliers and sledge hammer.