Asphalt Specialists, Inc. Located at
1780 E. Highwood, Pontiac, MI.
Phone: 800-277-4258

Job Openings

Asphalt Roller Operator

  • Job Tracking ID: 512455-624688
  • Job Location: Pontiac, MI
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: Any
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: June 13, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: April 2, 2018

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Job Description:

ASI is looking for a roller operator. Must have three years or greater breakdown and/or finish roller operator experience.

This purpose of this position is successfully complete the compaction of the surface asphalt material to desired finish using specialized, high impact equipment such as a vibrator roller, one ton finish roller, hand roller, tamper, etc.The Roller Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of Breakdown Rollers, Rubber Tire Rollers and Finish Rollers. The Roller Operator distributes, breaks down, compresses and gives a finished surface to cooling asphalt. The first stage breaks down the asphalt mix with a breakdown roller. The second stage compresses it with a rubber tire roller, and the finish roller gives the final finish.






Experience and Skills:

*Prior to every use, evaluate the equipment and confirm that the equipment from a mechanical and safety standpoint is ready to use.

*Operate self-propelled steel-wheeled, rubber-tired, vibrator, segmented, or other type of roller to compact earth, subgrade, sub-base and asphalt surfaces


*Operate the Breakdown roller to massage hot mix asphalt into place.


*Operate the Finish Roller in successive overlapping passes to apply final finish, and remove imperfections with a finish roller.


*Frequently performs hand tamping jobs as appropriate on areas where the roller could not reach.

*Follow safety procedures and participate in weekly toolbox meetings with asphalt crew.

*Notify the maintenance department once a mechanical defect has been recognized.

*Observes job sites to prior to paving to recognize problematic areas and to map out the paving lanes for maximized efficiency.

*Must attend required safety classes.

*Attend weekly Operational Training Classes.

*Operate the roller equipment to facilitate movement, and elevation or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials.

*Maintaining a clean and presentable work environment at all times.

*Follow the dress code and compliance of proper PPE at all times.

*Must be available to work on Saturday and Sunday

The position should have knowledge of paving operations, equipment, quality control measures, and standard procedures. The position must have the ability to perform basic math skills and follow written and verbal instructions and relay them to the asphalt crew. Strong work ethic and willingness to work as a team to efficiently complete jobs to the highest customer satisfaction.