Pave America, LLC

Screed Operator

ID 2024-1043
Posted Date
2 months ago(5/6/2024 3:45 PM)

Job Summary:

Job Decsription:

  • Under general supervision, performs a variety of tasks including standing on the paving machine making sure the flow of pavement is coming out correctly. 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.


Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • 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.
  • Perform additional tasks of other positions as needed and instructed by foreman
  • Ability to operate or initiative to learn to operate other equipment required on an asphalt crew
  • May oil, grease, service and make normal operating adjustments to the equipment
  • Ability to operate asphalt paver/screed within designated area with attention to detail and emphasis on craftsmanship
  • 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.
  • Follow instructions and work as a member of a team.

Qualifications (Experience, Education & Certifications, Key Attributes):

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Must be a high school graduate
  • 2-5 years experienced as screed operator
  • Requires at least two years of experience on a paving crew performing laborer duties.



Physical Requirements: (Each to have one of the following based on the position: Never, Rarely, Occasionally, Constantly)

  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods:  - Constantly.
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks at a worksite or moving from one worksite to another: Constantly. 
  • Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments, such as stooping, kneeling, or crouching: Occasionally.
  • Adjusting, moving and lifting objects in all directions: Occasionally. 
  • Talking and hearing to communicate with others: Constantly. 
  • Seeing to perform job duties at close range, such as monitors or screens: Occasionally. 
  • Seeing to perform job duties at a distance, such as driving or operating equipment: Constantly.
  • Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers: Occasionally. 
  • Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like: Rarely.
  • Operating machinery and/or power tools: Constantly. 
  • Operating motor vehicles or heavy equipment: Constantly. 
  • The ability to travel regionally or nationally: Occasionally.

Physical Demands:

  • Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing:
  • Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds: 
  • Medium work that includes moving objects up to 50 pounds:
  • Heavy work that includes moving objects up to 100 pounds or more: 

Working Conditions:

  • Low temperatures: 
  • High temperatures: 
  • Outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind: 
  • Noisy environments: 
  • Hazardous conditions: 
  • Shift work, to include overnight work:
  • Frequent overtime, including weekends:
  • Office environment:


Pave America and it's companies offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being.



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and comply with OFCCP regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. We actively promote diversity and inclusion within our workforce. Pave America and it's companies promote a drug-free workplace. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries. In compliance with OFCCP requirements, we invite applicants to voluntarily self-identify their gender, race, and veteran status. Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment.


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