Field Positions

CG Schmidt believes that we are not just a construction company – we are THE construction company to work for. If you pride yourself on being the best at what you do, we’d like to hear from you!

Below are detailed job descriptions of the open positions. Click “apply” for the position you are interested in and you will be directed to fill out a short form and upload your resume. Applications will only be accepted for open, posted positions. Open positions are also listed on the Employment Hotline which can be accessed by calling 414.577.1179.

Please check the site frequently as positions will be posted as they become available.

Cement Mason

Job Description

Smoothes and finishes surfaces of poured concrete floors, walls, sidewalks, or curbs to specified textures, using hand tools or power tools, including floats, trowels and screeds. Signals concrete deliverer to position truck to facilitate pouring concrete. Moves discharge chute of truck to direct concrete into forms. Spreads concrete into inaccessible sections of forms, using rake or shove. Levels concrete to specified depth and workable consistency, using hand-held screed and floats to bring water to surface and produce soft topping. Smoothes 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 ships, powdered steel or coloring powder 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. May specialize in finishing steps and stairways. May break up and repair old concrete surfaces, using pneumatic tools.

Physical Demands

Heavy work: Exerting force of 50-100 pounds occasionally, 25-50 pounds frequently or 10-20 pounds constantly to move objects.

Occasionally

• Climbing
• Balancing
• Talking
• Hearing
• Visual Accommodation
• Color Vision

Frequently

• Stooping
• Kneeling
• Near Activity
• Color Vision
• Crouching

Constantly

• Reaching
• Handling
• Fingering

Environmental Conditions (loud)

Not Present

• Radiation Exposure
• Working with Explosives

Occasionally

• Extreme Cold
• Extreme Heat
• Vibration
• Working in High, Exposed Places
• Exposure to Toxic/Caustic Chemicals
• Moving Mechanical Parts
• Dust & Fume Exposure
• Electric Shock Exposure

Frequently

• Wet and/or Humid
• Weather Exposure

Not Present: Activity or condition does not exist.
Frequently: Activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.
Occasionally: Activity or conditions exists up to 1/3 of the time.
Constantly: Activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time.

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Carpenter

Job Description

• Constructs, erects, installs and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood and wallboard, using carpenter’s hand tools and power tools, conforming to local building codes.
• Studies blueprints, sketches or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as lumber or fiberboard and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated.
• Selects specified type of lumber or other materials.
• Prepares layout, using rule, framing square and calipers.
• Marks cutting and assembly lines on material, using pencil, chalk and marking gauge.
• Shapes material to prescribed measurements, using saws, chisels and planes.
• Assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins or glue.
• Verifies trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenter’s level.
• Erects framework for structures and lays subflooring.
• Builds stairs, lays out and installs partitions and cabinet work.
• Covers subfloor with building paper to keep out moisture and lays hardwood, parquet and wood-strip-block floors by nailing floors to subfloor or cementing them to mastic or asphalt base.
• Applies shock-absorbing, sound-deadening and decorative paneling to ceilings and walls.
• Fits and installs prefabricated window frames, doors, doorframes, weather stripping, interior/exterior trim and finish hardware, such as locks, letterdrops and kick plates.
• Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete.
• Erects scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level.
• May weld metal parts to steel structural members.

Physical Demands

Medium work: Exerting force of 20-50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently or greater than negligible force up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Occasionally: climbing, balancing, stopping, kneeling, visual accommodation, feeling, hearing, far activity, color vision, crouching.
Frequently: Reaching, handling, fingering, near activity, depth perception

Environmental Conditions (loud)

Occasionally: working in high, exposed places, weather exposure, extreme cold, extreme heat, wet and/or humid, moving mechanical parts, vibration, dust and fume exposure, electric shock exposure
Frequently: Activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.
Occasionally: Activity or conditions exists up to 1/3 of the time.

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