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Asphalt Equipment Operator

Job Summary

Skillfully operate and maintain an asphalt roller for various heavy construction projects.

  • Effectively perform equipment pre-trip inspection to ensure proper machine operation and safety
  • Record and report deficiencies
  • Safely and efficiently operate asphalt screed, roller, and other support equipment in rough terrain
  • Follow verbal and/or written direction with safe work habits

High school diploma or GED

  • Class C license
  • Reliable attendance
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment such as asphalt screed and roller
  • Must be proficient in asphalt raking
  • Must be able to work independently and within a team
  • Prior experience operating asphalt-related equipment
  • Must be able to work in rough terrain and adverse climate conditions
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions
  • Must be able to work in a safety-conscious manner


  • Class A or B license
  • Ability to use straight edge for freeway applications
  • Ability to operate skip loader, backhoe, and/or excavator
  • Experience in traffic control
  • Ability to dump bottom dump trailers for windrow paving
  • Ability to operate roller in breakdown, intermediate, and finish phases

$35.24 - $52.51 hourly


At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.

Asphalt Equipment Operator

Job Req ID:  482
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Santa Barbara
Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria

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