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Asphalt Paver Operator


Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Construction
Location: Bryan, TX Hiring Manager: Joe Sustaita
Closing Date: 08/31/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
A Asphalt Paver will operate the paving machines to spread and level hot mix paving material on subgrade of highways and streets with the aid of stakes and level gauges to ensure mix is placed to the proper grade and thickness.
Minimum Qualifications:
-2 to 3 years of experience paving roads.
-Previous knowledge of Asphalt and related materials.
-Previous knowledge of equipment used in Asphalt paving.
-Valid Driver’s License.
Duties and/or Responsibilities:
-Operate the paver and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
-Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
-Monitor and control temperature settings of the asphalt mixture.
-Operate the Paver controls to lower the screed auger, control the hopper, and navigate the direction of the paver.
-Align the paving machine into position when receiving asphalt by dump truck, and maintain constant flow of asphalt into hopper; ease paver forward, safely pushing dump truck along construction surface.
-Observe distribution of paving materials along screed and control the direction of the screed to eliminate voids at curbs and joints.
-Line paver appropriately to the work area, and ensure proper application of the asphalt, smoothing it evenly to the desired height, width, and depth.
-Attach extensions to screed to adjust width.
-Regulate temperature of asphalt flowing from hopper.
-Perform other duties as needed.
Benefits:
* Paid Holidays * Paid Vacation * Three Medical Plans with generous Employer contributions * Health Savings Account (partially funded by Employer) * Prescription Drug Plans * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life, Accident, and Critical Illness plans for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, and Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program
How To Apply:
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 674, Bryan, TX 77806.
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