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

Asphalt Screed Operator

Job Locations US-TX-Boerne
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/1/2021 4:49 PM)
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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.


  • 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.


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience operating asphalt screed machine or paver on public road/highway projects.
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Moves levers to control tool bars, carriers, and disks.
  • Moves hand and foot levers to control hydraulic shovel, forks or platform.  
  • Feels lever and listens for stalling action of engine to estimate depth of cut.
  • Performs routine maintenance on equipment, such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning.
  • Must be able to work overtime and be flexible with hours (day time/night time).
  • Ability to work outside in all seasons


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