Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

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Asphalt Screed Operator

Asphalt Screed Operator

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US-TX-San Antonio
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Construction Craft

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The Asphalt Screed Operator is to control material taken into to the paver, smoothness of mat, any unnecessary roughness and/or irregularities in mat, ride quality of mat, and depths of material distributed through machine. Emphasis to detail shall include but not be limited to where each asphalt lift relates to abutting ramps, driveways, curbs, inlets, manholes, valves, joints, other fixed structures, etc…..


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Adhere to all company safety requirements, procedures and policies along with OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment
  • Operator will be responsible for a safe work environment for themselves, co-workers, pedestrians and the traveling public.
  • Responsible for completing daily pre-and-post inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies.
  • When working with co-workers, constant eye contact will be maintained when backing, communicating using hand signals or other movements.
  • The operator is responsible for operating equipment safely and efficiently and is expected to report any issues or irregularities to the supervisor.
  • Operate and manipulate cranks and tow points on the back of the asphalt machine that spreads and levels asphaltic concrete on subgrade and related surfaces such as highways, roadways, parking lots, etc…
  • Control 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.
  • The operator is responsible for quality control.
  • May perform other duties, such as adding or removing implements to asphalt paver such as screed extensions, grade control sensors and equip., and other accessories associated with asphalt equipment.
  • Follow direction of Supervisor as to daily task and expectations for each specific project or jobsite.
  • Maintain Grade log.
  • Execute General Labor Duties when necessary.
  • Assist in training less experienced employees on the proper operations, methods, servicing and repair equipment to further their abilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential 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/or Experience

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.