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Asphalt Distributor Operator

Asphalt Distributor Operator

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Bay Ltd.

Full Time

Job Summary:

Position of Asphalt Distributor Operator is responsible for operating the equipment used for applying asphalt to highways, road ways, or airport runways.

Essential Functions:

  • Operates machines to spread, smooth, level, or steel reinforce stone, concrete, or asphalt on road beds.
  • Understand and execute paving procedures while following instructions to meet the standards of the project
  • 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
  • Regulates burner to heat liquid and start auxiliary pump
  • Snap or screw on spray bars to attain required width of spray
  • Regulate the flow of material at specified rate and adjust levers to height of spray bar from road surface
  • Monitor flow gages, tachometer and temperature gauge to insure uniform distribution
  • Perform daily maintenance of equipment to remain in proper and safe working order
  • Perform daily safety checks of fluid levels on oil, water, fuel and inspections for leaks and damage to machine before operation
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 3 years’ experience in asphalt, highway, bridge, sewer, and road construction
  • 2 years’ experience with oil distribution
  • Must have a Class A CDL with HazMat/Tankers endorsements

Required Skills / Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written with co-workers, and supervisors
  • Must have knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of highways, roads, sewers, and bridges
  • Adhere to strict safety standards and procedures

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to twist, stand, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch as required to perform essential functions for extended periods of time
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, carry at least 30 pounds and up to 150 pounds with help
  • Be able to work in extreme weather conditions, hot and cold weather

Bay Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer