Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Operate equipment used for applying concrete, asphalt, or other materials to road beds, parking lots, or airport runways and taxiways, or equipment used for tamping gravel, dirt, or other materials. Includes concrete and asphalt paving machine operators, form tampers, tamping machine operators, and stone spreader operators.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Self Control * Initiative * Cooperation * Integrity * Stress Tolerance * Persistence * Achievement/Effort * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Operate machines to spread, smooth, level, or steel-reinforce stone, concrete, or asphalt on road beds. * Observe distribution of paving material to adjust machine settings or material flow, and indicate low spots for workers to add material. * Inspect, clean, maintain, and repair equipment, using mechanics' hand tools, or report malfunctions to supervisors.


Government, Manufacturing, Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction, Administrative & Support Services,

Job Family Construction and Extraction

Sample Job Titles Asphalt Distributor Operator, Asphalt Distributor Tender, Asphalt Paver, Asphalt Paver Operator, Asphalt Paving Foreman, Asphalt Paving Machine Operator, Asphalt Paving Operator, Asphalt Paving Superintendent, Asphalt Raker, Asphalt Roller Operator, Asphalt Roller Person, Asphalt Screed Operator, Asphalt Screedman, Asphalt Spreader Operator, Asphalt Surface Heater Operator, Asphalt Tamping Machine Operator, Bituminous Paving Machine Operator, Black Top Machine Operator, Black Top Paver Operator, Black Top Roller, Black Top Spreader Machine Operator, Blacktop-Paver Operator, Concrete and Asphalt Equipment Crew Member, Concrete Finisher, Concrete Finishing Machine Operator, Concrete Paving Machine Operator, Crew Team Member, Curb Machine Operator, Equipment Operator (EO), Excavation Laborer, Form Grader, Form Tamper, Form Tamper Operator, Grade Foreman, Heater-Planer Operator, Heavy Equipment Operator, Highway Maintenance Worker, Joint Cleaning and Grooving Machine Operator, Joint Machine Operator, Laborer, Laydown Machine Operator, Loader Operator, Machine Operator, Maintenance Equipment Operator (MEO), Mechanical Spreader Operator, Mud Jack Operator, Operator, Paver Operator, Paving Crew Member, Paving Equipment Operator, Paving Foreman, Paving Machine Operator, Paving Operator, Reinforcing Steel Machine Operator, Road Grader, Road Mixer Operator, Road Oiling Truck Driver, Road Packer Operator, Road Roller Operator, Roadway Technician, Roller Machine Operator, Roller Operator, Screed Operator, Self-Propelled Hot-Mix Roller Operator, Steam Roller Operator, Stone Spreader Operator, Strike Off Machine Operator, Tamping Machine Operator, Transportation Maintenance Worker, Traveling Plant Operator, Truck Driver.