Employment Opportunities

We are always looking for the best candidates to join our team. Feel free to call and set a time to submit an application for employment. We are always looking for qualified paving and asphalt professionals. Some of the skills we are looking for regularly are:

Paver Operator

Reporting to the Foreman, the Paver Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the asphalt paver. This position operates paving machines to spread and level hot mix paving material on the subgrade of highways and streets with the aid of stakes and level gauges to ensure the mix is placed to the proper grade and thickness.   Additional responsibilities are:

  • Operate the paver and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. 
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment. 
  • Preheat paving screed before placement of asphalt and monitor and control temperature settings of the asphalt mixture. 
  • Manually light burners to start heating units of the paver and regulate screed temperature. 
  • Operate the paver controls to lower the screed auger, control the hopper, and navigate the direction of the paver. 
  • Align the paving machine into position when receiving asphalt by dump truck and maintain constant flow of asphalt into hopper; ease the paver forward, safely pushing the dump truck along construction surface.

Roller Operator

The Roller Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the different types and sizes of rollers. The driver must operate heavy rolling machinery to compact earth fills, subgrades, flexible base, and bituminous surface to grade specifications for construction of highways, streets, and runways. The operator moves levers, depresses pedals, turns hand wheels, and pushes throttle to control and guide the machine. The operator must also determine speed and direction of the machine, based on knowledge of compressibility of material under changing temperatures, so that ridges are not formed by excessive pressure.

Skid Steer Operator

Skid Steer Operators are part of a construction team that works on grading and excavation. Loads soil, cement or stones, asphalt and unloads or transfer to the excavated area; measure the amount to be excavated and how deep; follow the engineers or foreman instructions before taking actions. Maintain the machine and operate in a safe manner around equipment and crew. 

Excavator Operator

An Excavator Operator works at a construction or excavation site. The job of an excavator operator can be extremely demanding in some cases, due to the sensitive nature of the otherwise heavy-duty machines that the excavators are, and excavators can commonly be seen working alongside other people who assist them in their primary duty. An excavator may sometimes be required to perform mechanical work on the machines under their supervision, for example performing repairs, check-ups and seeking replacement parts when they’re needed. The Excavator Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the construction excavator/hoe. The Excavator/Hoe Operator uses mechanical controls to operate the boom, arm and bucket to excavate, level off and work the ground. The operator must be aware of proper rigging of pipe, manhole barrels, etc. and ensure safe work procedures are followed during the lowering of materials into the excavation and perform routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation of the Excavator/Hoe.

Luteman

This position requires a member to understand the application of asphalt on highways/private roadways/parking lots/ and driveways by leveling the asphalt with appropriate usage of asphalt lute. The tasks associated with this position are: distribute asphaltic materials by raking, matches and finishes freshly made asphalt paving joints evenly; even and adjust surface irregularities, restore surface finish, spread asphalt to proper grade and finish before compaction; perform other duties such as shoveling asphaltic materials and assisting with maintenance of asphalt finishing machine.

Shovel Man

This position requires knowledge of street repair. This team member must shovel, rake and roll asphalt, spread concrete, flag, repair crack sealings, clean shop equipment and trucks. The use of hand tools and equipment is required and the individual must have the following skills: knowledge of material used in street maintenance operations; safe handling of traffic in construction and maintenance areas; operating characteristics of equipment used in street maintenance and repair, including but not limited to, rubber-tired loader, asphalt distributor, asphalt rollers, box blade tractor, air compressor, paint stripers and dump trucks.

Disclaimer

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to these classifications. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

It is the policy of Paving Professionals, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Paving Professionals, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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