Reporting to a Foreman, a Distributor Operator is responsible for efficient operation of asphalt distributor and maintenance of acceptable level of workmanship and productivity to support the asphalt paving and base crews.
This is achieved by spraying various asphalt-based tack coats before paving operations to help asphalt adhere to the road structure.
General Responsibilities :
Operate tack truck and other equipment in a safe manner.
Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
Load tack truck oil from tank.
Fill asphalt and burner tanks, clean and set spray bars, clean excess asphalt out of tanks.
Understand and follow directions from supervisors as to required work area and emulsion distribution rates.
Before heating the oil, ensure that all valves are in the off position, the oil completely cover the heating pipes, and truck controls are set for proper circulation and ventilation.
The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following :
Qualifications & Experience
High-School Diploma or preferred.
Class 3 Or Class 5 driver’s license with air endorsement.
3 to 5 years’ experience operating tack truck is required.
Physically able to perform duties (lift 50 to 100 lbs., physical ability assessment upon interviewing).
Previous heavy construction industry experiences an asset.