Asphalt Paver Operator

Production - Equipment Operators/Laborers Lakewood, Colorado


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:  $21.20 - $34.80 depends on experience.

**Requires membership in Operating Engineers Local**

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled