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

Asphalt Paving Machine Operator

Job Locations US-TX-San Antonio
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/23/2021 10:25 AM)
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A paver operator uses specialized machines to spread asphalt over a surface. You inspect the prepared area before beginning paving, and you must be able to maintain correct speed and move the paving machine in a straight line so as to not waste materials during paving.


  • 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. They are 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.
  • Assist in training less experienced employees on the proper operations, methods, servicing and repair equipment to further their abilities.
  • Execute general labor duties when necessary.


  • A Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Asphalt work.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of Operating asphalt paving machines (including shuttle paver) that spreads and levels hot-mix bituminous paving material on subgrade of highways and streets: Bolts extensions to screed to adjust width, using wrenches.
  • Transportation to work
  • Work Safely
  • High School diploma/GED preferred.
  • Willing to do laborer work
  • Flexible availability to include overtime and possible weekends


  • Vacation pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Medical, vision, dental
  • 401k retirement plan + 5% company matching
  • Life Insurance
  • Short / Long Term Disability


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