Asphalt Crew Position

Roller Operator

Reports to: Crew Foreman

I. Purpose of the job:
To safely operate machine that compacts and smoothes hot-mix bituminous paving material and to produce the highest quality pavement possible.

II. Essential functions and responsibilities:
1. Serves as a representative of the company, displaying courtesy, tact, consideration, and discretion in all interactions with other members of the company and with the public.
2. Safely operates the roller, using procedures designed to produce the highest quality pavement possible.
3. Performs appropriate daily machine maintenance, including the monitoring and inspecting of bearings and all other working parts.
4. Moves levers, depresses pedals, turns handwheels, pushes throttle to control and guide machine.
5. Determines speed and direction of machine, based on knowledge of compressibility of material under changing temperatures, so that ridges are not formed by excessive pressure.
6. Drives machine in successive overlapping passes over surface to be compacted.
7. Monitors roller for unusual noise or vibration and report it to crew foreman.
8. Monitors quality of work being produced by the roller.
9. Work as a team member.

III. Supervisory responsibilities:

IV. Knowledge and skills:
1. Must possess a valid, Kansas Drivers license.
2. Must possess ability to understand and operate the roller.
3. Must possess a working knowledge of company policies and procedures.
4. Must be clear and to the point in conveying information.
5. Must be able to work independently, with minimal guidance and supervision.
6. Must possess interpersonal skills.
7. Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent is preferred, along with experience and training in construction disciplines.

V. Physical demands:
1. Job requires Medium Work strength rating as defined by the Department of Labor, i.e. exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, or greater than negligible force up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
2. Must possess manual dexterity and physical ability to operate a roller.

VI. Working conditions:
1. Ability to work out-of-town, on remote, ever changing work sites.
2. Ability to work long hours.
3. Ability to work outdoors in extreme conditions of heat and cold.

VII. Management Discretion: The job duties and requirements that this document describes may be altered or supplemented at any time at the sole discretion of the employer.

VIII. Employment-at-Will: This document does not create an employment contract, either express or implied. All employment is employment-at-will.

Hourly Pay starting at $18.00. Health, Dental and Vision benefits available 401K plan with Company match

Apply online at online at in person at 9620 E. Hwy 24 Manhattan, KS 66502.