Asphalt Screed Operator

Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Date Posted: 11-13-2013

Job summary
Proficient and skilled in the manual or automatic operation of various types of paving screeds. Knowledge and experience for the proper setup, operation and maintenance of Niveltronic or Topcon grade and slope automatic systems. Experienced in all aspects of asphalt mix applications including parking lots, residential subdivisions, collector and arterial roadways and highway work.

Essential duties and responsibilities
Observe and control distribution of asphalt mix to ensure uniformity to obtain specified compacted mat thickness and cross section while achieving proper surface drainage with minimal segregation. Ability to discuss and plan daily project paving procedures / goals with fellow paving personnel to maximize productivity and workmanship. Instruct rakemen and labour staff as required to insure proper workmanship.

Abilities required
 Physically fit in order to perform manual labor and work extended / long hours.                                    
Meet and support all company safety requirements and applicable safety policies.
Work overtime as required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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