Asphalt Laborer Job Description

Asphalt Laborer Job Description

August 21st, 2019

Asphalt Laborers assist in the pouring, smoothing and setting of asphalt on roads, pathways, and parking lots. The main role of the Asphalt Laborer is to look after the mat. This includes raking, sweeping, and lining out the road, as well as working alongside the tractor, mill, paver, and the screed.

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We are looking to hire an enthusiastic and hardworking Asphalt Laborer to assist in the pouring, smoothing and setting of asphalt for roads and parking lots. The responsibilities of an Asphalt Laborer include delivering water to the rollers and plate compactors, preparing the pavement saw, measuring the line for the day, sweeping and raking the deck, working in between the mill, directing traffic, and cleaning the area at the end of the day.

To ensure success as an Asphalt Laborer, you should be physically fit and be able to work long hours in all weather conditions. Asphalt Laborers are often required to work over weekends, on public holidays, and at night.

Asphalt Laborer Responsibilities:

  • Offloading the truck and gathering tools for the day.
  • Transporting rakes, lutes, shovels, and spray cans to the paver.
  • Moving the pavement saw to the transverse joint.
  • Sweeping and cleaning the area in front of the paver.
  • Measuring and lining out the area for the day’s paving.
  • Working as a Flagger to direct motorists away from the work zone.
  • Transporting water to the rollers, power broom, and plate compactor.
  • Building a launchpad for the paver at the beginning of the pull.
  • Assisting the screed operator.
  • Shoveling material out to the end gate.
  • Maintaining cleanliness and packing equipment away at the end of the day.

Asphalt Laborer Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • Proven work experience as an Asphalt Laborer or Flagger.
  • Knowledge of road and traffic regulations.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work on weekends, public holidays, and at night.
  • Ability to travel to wherever the job is needed.
  • Ability to work for long hours in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Excellent communication and observation skills.

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