2680 East Valencia Road, #196 Tucson, AZ 85706

ROC0116436A| ROC0116437B-04

Career Opportunities
Experienced Screed Operator
Tucson Asphalt, an employee-owned company, is Southern Arizona’s most respected asphalt company. We believe that it takes great employees to build a great organization – and we are passionate about helping our employees grow professionally and embrace teamwork in everything they do. We are a civil engineering construction company established in 1996. We serve with excellence and superior products to Tucson and the surrounding areas. Our culture is based on corporate values and centers on mutual respect, job satisfaction, diversity, and a shared responsibility to build a better future.

Job Description

This position operates the screed by standing on a platform attached to the paver or walking alongside. Uses the screed to lay asphalt material to project specifications including but not limited to depth, width, and grade; when not operating the screed, performs laborer duties. Must detect and correct defects in surfaces, seams, and edges. Must thoroughly understand all aspects of the paving industry, including preparatory work, grades, drainage, paving patterns, aggregate size, job specifications, oil consistencies, compaction, and other details related to asphalt paving. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a stable, growing company and a local route that allows you to stay close to family and be home every night. Responsibilities include following all safety procedures throughout the day. Apply in person at 2680 East Valencia Road #196, Tucson, AZ. You can email your resumes to ramon@tucsonasphalt.com.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for the efficient working condition of the equipment and is expected to perform minor servicing and maintenance.
  • Operate the screed and other heavy equipment safely and appropriately, performing at industry and company standards.
  • Control, monitor, and adjust the placement depth, slope, and width to meet job specifications. Use pokers to verify depth placement, smart levels to verify slope, and grade stakes to verify alignment/width.
  • Responsible for regular operating adjustments to obtain proper depth, grade, and finished cross-section.
  • Communicate constantly with Paver Operator and dump man to monitor truck exchange, material feed, obstacles, or site conditions, paying particular attention to overhead utilities and severe slopes that require reducing the bed height and paving speed to maximize safety, quality, and productivity.
  • Perform laboring/luting in areas not accessible to the paver and tie-in locations utilizing straight edge for mainline transverse joints.
  • Signal operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment and movement of materials.
  • May perform other related duties such as adding or removing screed extensions, installing, or removing automatic devices, grade log or other accessories associated with the machine.
  • Dig, spread, and level construction materials.
  • Understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees.

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