Asphalt Paving/Screed Operators


Operate paving machine and/or screed used for applying asphalt to roads, parking lots, airport runways and taxiways, and driveways.


  • Operate asphalt paver and/or screed to apply asphalt per plan and quality specifications as instructed by crew superintendent to ensure daily schedules/estimates are met. Must also perform additional tasks of other positions as needed and instructed by foreman.

  • Screed operation on the asphalt paver involves making normal adjustments for obtaining proper depth, grade and finished cross section of asphalt material via screed controls.

  • Ability to operate or initiative to learn to operate other equipment required on an asphalt crew.

  • Ability to guide and direct dump trucks while backing up to machine hopper when operating paver.

  • Manipulates hand or foot levers to control movements of machine spreads and levels asphalt on subgrade of highway and related surfaces such as parking lots, streets, etc.

  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of the paving industry including prep work, grades, drainage, paving patterns, aggregate size, job specifications, oil consistencies, compaction and other details related to asphalt paving.


  • One to two years related asphalt and road construction experience preferred.

  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions including extreme heat, cold, wind, rain, and dusty environments.

  • Be willing to work overtime, nights and weekends when necessary.

  • Must have a strong work ethic.

  • Ability to work in a team setting.

  • Communications skills: Ability to communicate with supervisors, co-workers, contractors, and the general public, in a courteous, professional manner at all times.

  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures.

  • A valid driver’s license is preferred.


Yantis Company is an equal opportunity employer (EOO)