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

Oil Distributor Driver (Asphalt paving)

Job Locations US-TX-San Antonio
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/11/2021 1:55 PM)
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An Asphalt Distributor Operator is an hourly-rated skilled craft position that performs on construction projects any combination of the duties described more fully, below.


An Asphalt Distributor Operator consists of operating an asphalt distributor by applying specialize emulsions to roadways, which are then covered by a chip spreader. The operator is responsible for setting the pace for the paving operation.


  • Understand and execute paving procedures while following instructions to meet the standards of the project
  • Drives and operates distributor truck equipped with tank to spray asphalt emulsions on road surfaces
  • Connects hose from storage tank to truck tank and moves lever to fill pressure tank with asphalt liquid
  • Regulate burner to heat liquid and start auxiliary pump
  • Snap or screw on spray bars to attain required width of spray
  • Turn valve to regulate flow of material at specified rate and adjust levers to adjust height of spray bar from road surface
  • Monitor flow gages, tachometer and temperature gauge to insure uniform distribution
  • Perform daily safety checks of fluid levels on oil, water, fuel and inspections for leaks and damage to machine before operation
  • Responsible for daily maintenance of equipment to remain in proper and safe working order
  • Responsible for notifying supervisor if equipment needs to be repaired
  • Shifts may vary according to project demands
  • Perform incidental work items and duties included within other crafts


  • At Least 21 Years of Age.
  • High School Diploma (or Equivalent).
  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with Tankers Endorsement and Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Endorsement.
  • At least one year of driving an Asphalt Oil Distributor 
  • Acceptable Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)


  • Health, Vision, Dental
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401k + 5% Company match
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan


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