Cement Finisher

OR - Portland

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Business Unit

Steel Pressure Pipe

Close Date

Open until filled

Get ready to grow with us!

Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking a Cement Finisher to join our Northwest Pipe team in Portland, OR.

We Offer
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Safety Footwear and Eyewear Voucher (Day 1 of Employment)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety
Our Values
  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.
  • Commitment is not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.
  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.


About the Job

The Cement Finisher is primarily responsible for prepping pipe, operating gunite machine and cement finishing of pipe in the coating and lining department.

Essential Functions & Major Responsibilities
  • Follows all safety and company policies / procedures and promotes a safe culture
  • Applies gunite to pipe by machine and hand application
  • Operate gunite machine / hose
  • Finish cement
  • Inspect pipe before and after pipe is coated and or lined
  • Prepares pipe for coating
  • Cleans and inspects machines
  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is necessary in order to perform the essential functions of this position.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Ability to understand and solve basic math.
  • Ability to Read a tape measure.
  • Ability to comprehend and follow company procedures.
  • Requires experience with hand and power tools.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain forklift certification if required.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Minimum two years experience in a heavy manufacturing environment
  • Minimum two years experience with gunite machine / hose and cement finishing
  • Minimum one year experience with coating / lining operation and application experience on steel pipe
  • Minimum two years experience reading drawings
  • Basic mathematics skills


Full list of anticipated physical demands for this position and detail on our work environment is available on our application portal. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Our organization maintains a drug-free workplace. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successful passing of a drug test and background check.

Northwest Pipe Company is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Northwest Pipe Company reserves the right to close the position, with or without notice, if a qualified candidate is identified prior to the close date.

Sounds Like You?

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