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Asphalt Paving Screed Operator

Longview, Texas · Construction/Facilities
East Texas Bridge, Inc. has immediate openings for Experienced Asphalt Screed Operator (Screwman).

Years of experience in heavy highway, street construction, and resurfacing projects preferred. The Asphalt Screed Operator's primary function is to adjust the screed height on the asphalt paving machine to ensure proper depth, grade, and finish.

The asphalt screed operator is also responsible for ensuring the consistency of the asphalt mat, ride quality, and quality of the finished pavement.

Additional responsibilities of this position are: Daily maintenance and proper storage of tools and equipment at the end of each shift. Installing/removing automatic paving electronics. Installing/removing screed extensions. Cleaning excess asphalt from paver and proper disposal of debris.

The Asphalt Screed Operator position is expected to assist in the overall operation of the crew.

This Assistance Includes but Is Not Limited To Operating other pieces of paving equipment including asphalt rollers, power brooms, skid steer loaders, rubber-tired backhoes, shuttle buggies, and operation of company vehicles with approved driving history.
The above-listed job functions require periods of standing, shoveling, raking, walking, and bending.
he job duties are not limited as described and may be supplemented. Group Health Insurance 401k Paid Time Off Equal Opportunity Employer


General Description 
Crew member essential to application of asphalt on highways/private roadways/parking lots/driveways operating screed controls.
Key Duties
  • Operator on the asphalt paver making normal adjustments for obtaining proper depth, grade and finished cross section of asphalt material via screed extensions.
  • Must partner with other crewmembers to apply asphalt per plan specifications and perform tasks of other positions as instructed by crew foreman to insure daily schedules/estimates are met.
  • Properly follow all Company policies and procedures for safe working procedures and environment.  Report any problems to the Foreman, Superintendent, or Safety Manager.
  • Must be flexible with last minute schedule changes, location changes, time of shift changes.  Overtime work required. Out of town/county/or state work may be required.
  • Ability to follow Traffic Control instructions and practice safety standards per Company Safety Policy requirements. Must adhere to PPE (personal protective equipment) policy and maintain individual PPE in a functional condition as supplied by company.
..Qualification Requirements
  • General. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Education and Experience. This position typically is not an entry-level job, as it requires demonstrable previous experience as a Screed Operator.  A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees. Must understand the different signals used to signal operators of construction machinery. Three (3) to Five (5) years or more of industry related experience is required for this position, with an emphasis on roads, highways, and bridges. 
  • Physical Demands. The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Screed Operator to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • Pushing/Pulling: Constant pushing/pulling is required when the employee operates hand controls. Initial force to pull open the cab door is influenced by the weather. Moderate wind yielded force pound recording of up to 50 lbs. of force to pull the cab door open/close.
    • Lifting/Carrying: Minimal sedentary to light level of lifting is required occasionally, such as hand held radios and other personal belongings into the truck cab.
    • Sitting: Sitting occurs on a constant basis as the operators perform their duties. Seated positions in the cab can vary depending on the type of machinery they operate. Twisting of the upper back/thoracic area to view surrounding areas and other moving vehicles/equipment occurs on a constant basis.
    • Standing/Walking: Alternate standing and walking is performed at an occasional basis to access the machinery/equipment. Safe negotiation of uneven terrain in various weather conditions is required.
    • Climbing: Ladder climbing is performed to enter/exit the equipment or machinery.
    • Crawling: Occasionally crawls to check equipment/machinery for safe day-to-day operation and for general maintenance needs.
    • Bending/Stooping/Crouching: Forward torso bending is required to reach the hand controls of machinery or during inspection of the equipment.
    • Squatting/Kneeling: May be occasionally required during general inspection of machinery/equipment.
  • Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Screed Operator encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    • Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions.
    • Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, grease, and dust that is typically associated with a construction project.
    • Employee regularly works near other heavy equipment and moving machinery.
    • Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as form oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel and ready mixed concrete.
Thanks,
 
Chris Westerlund
President

406-534-4232 – Billings, MT
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