Asphalt Paver Operator

Martin Marietta Magnesia Specialties, LLC

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Lakewood, CO

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Position Summary

Operates paver to spread and level asphalt material on subgrade and related surfaces such as highways, roadways, parking lots, etc.


  • Ensures a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task
  • Controls material taken into paver and the depth of material being distributed through the paver, smoothness of mat, any unnecessary roughness and/or irregularities in mat, ride quality of mat, and depths of material distributed through paving machine
  • Operates screed machine from a standing position on a platform attached to the paver or walking alongside
  • Uses the screed machine to lay asphalt material to project specifications including but not limited to depth, width, and grade
  • Operates other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be safety-oriented and exhibit safe work habits
  • Has a thorough understanding of various aspects of the paving industry including preparatory work, grades, drainage, paving patterns, mix designs, job specifications, compaction and other details related to asphalt paving
  • Perform well in a “TEAM” environment
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Willing to work hours that are associated to the asphalt industry, including overtime, nights and weekends as needed
  • Pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen

Minimum Education and Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience required
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Compensation: Compensation: $26.73+
**Requires membership in Operating Engineers Local**