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Asphalt Paver Operator

Transit Mix Concrete Co.

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Clinton, MD
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Overview

Bardon, Inc. d/b/a Aggregate Industries, a leading supplier of quality, construction building materials in the United States (a member of LaFargeHolcim), has an immediate opening for  a Asphalt Paving Operator to support projects throughout the Baltimore-Washington Metro Area.  This position will be primarily responsible for operating equipment used to pave roadways, streets, etc.

Responsibilities

  • Performs pre-shift inspection on all equipment, and reports any items in need of repair, maintenance or replacement, as soon as possible.
  • Performs pre-starting check of fluids (oil, coolant, etc.) and inspection for damage. 
  • Utilizes pedals, levers and steering wheel to control direction and speed of machine and maneuver into operating position
  • Communicates with Dump Truck Drivers for proper operation; control pushing of preceding Dump Truck to maintain flow of asphalt into hopper and thickness of asphalt installation
  • Use of levers and switches to control burners, screed width, etc.
  • Understand, meet and plan grade cross slope requirements. 
  • Ability to set flow, adjust screed crown and strike off, and operate equipment holding a straight line.
  • May be required to perform other labor/operator related tasks (based on experience, abilities, knowledge of incumbent and direction of Foreman) as necessary in assisting crew with job completion
  • Reports all incidents and accidents in accordance with policy
  • Adheres to all Company safety, environmental and compliance regulations

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience operating an asphalt paving machine
  • Previous asphalt, line stripping, grading or seat coat experience preferred
  • A Class A Commercial Driver License (CDL) with Air Brake Endorsement preferred
  • Previous experience performing outdoor work in extreme heat 
  • Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks to include shoveling, raking material to grade, and hand work
  • Ability to speak and understand English
  • Strong work ethic and an attention to detail