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Asphalt Paving/Screed Operators

Yantis Company

Yantis Company

Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2023

JOB DESCRIPTION

Operate paving machine and/or screed used for applying asphalt to roads, parking lots, airport runways and taxiways, and driveways.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operate asphalt paver and/or screed to apply asphalt per plan and quality specifications as instructed by crew superintendent to ensure daily schedules/estimates are met. Must also perform additional tasks of other positions as needed and instructed by foreman.

  • Screed operation on the asphalt paver involves making normal adjustments for obtaining proper depth, grade and finished cross section of asphalt material via screed controls.

  • Ability to operate or initiative to learn to operate other equipment required on an asphalt crew.

  • Ability to guide and direct dump trucks while backing up to machine hopper when operating paver.

  • Manipulates hand or foot levers to control movements of machine spreads and levels asphalt on subgrade of highway and related surfaces such as parking lots, streets, etc.

  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of the paving industry including prep work, grades, drainage, paving patterns, aggregate size, job specifications, oil consistencies, compaction and other details related to asphalt paving.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • One to two years related asphalt and road construction experience preferred.

  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions including extreme heat, cold, wind, rain, and dusty environments.

  • Be willing to work overtime, nights and weekends when necessary.

  • Must have a strong work ethic.

  • Ability to work in a team setting.

  • Communications skills: Ability to communicate with supervisors, co-workers, contractors, and the general public, in a courteous, professional manner at all times.

  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures.

  • A valid driver’s license is preferred.

ADDITIONAL NOTES

Yantis Company is an equal opportunity employer (EOO)