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Paver Operator
Summary
Title:Paver Operator
ID:1907
Department:Paving
Salary Range:$25.00 - $30.00 Hourly
Job Location:Louisville, KY
Description
 

HALL CONTRACTING OF KENTUCKY, INC.

PAVER OPERATOR


Summary/Objective

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 subgrade of highways and streets with the aid of stakes and level gauges to ensure mix is placed to the proper grade and thickness.

 

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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 hearing 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 paver forward, safely pushing dump truck along construction surface.
  • Observe distribution of paving materials along screed and control the direction of the screed to eliminate voids at curbs and joints.
  • Line paver appropriately to the work area, and ensure proper application of the asphalt, smoothing it evenly to the desired height, width, and depth
  • Attach extensions to screed to adjust width
  • Regulate temperature of asphalt flowing from hopper
  • Operate other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required.
  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program, and encourage all employees, subcontractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.
  • Attend daily and weekly safety meetings and inspections.
  • Bilingual a plus

Competencies

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time Management
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Communication skills
  • Confidence Abilities
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Have a sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Multi-task and set priorities effectively
  • Excellent hand, eye and foot coordination
  • Accomplish goals in a team environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent sense of balance
  • Possess a positive “can do” attitude
 

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to use proper personal protection equipment. Use of sunscreen and long sleeves is recommended. Employee must also comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements

Required Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED preferred. Minimum two (2) years experience operating a Paver

Job Details
* Federal contractor
* Work opportunities tax credit hires include Veterans

Job Salary and Benefits
* Salary range $25.00 - $30.00 Hourly
* Working days vary between weekdays and weekends
* 40 hours per week or more
* Travel is a requirement to remain employed
* Normal work shifts: First (day), but could vary
* Overtime may be required for this position
* The hours for this role are Full-time, Regular
* Leave benefits include Paid Holidays once requirements are met
* Retirement benefits include 401K
* Insurance benefits include Dental, Health, Life, Disability, and Vision
* Miscellaneous benefits include Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Job Recruitment Information
Use Apply Now button below to submit your application or apply in person at 3800 Crittenden Drive, Louisville, KY between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday


Disclaimer: this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
EOE – M/F/Disabled/Veteran
Women and Minorities encouraged to apply
VERRA Federal Contractor
Our priority for referrals of protected veterans is highly desired

 

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