Roller Operator – H.Wilson

Seasonal
H. Wilson Industries
Fort McMurray, AB
Application deadline: 31/07/2022
Job ID: 3-WIL1412211

Reporting to a Foreman, an Asphalt Roller Operator is responsible for safe and efficient operation of Breakdown Rollers, Rubber Tire Rollers, and Finish Rollers. A Roller Operator distributes, breaks down, compresses and gives a finished surface to cooling asphalt.

 

Position Accountabilities:

  • Operate the roller and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
  • Safely operate roller in successive overlapping passes over surfaces to be compacted, rolling subgrade and asphalt to desired compaction and smoothness.
  • Determine speed and direction of machine, based on knowledge of compressibility of material under changing temperatures, so that ridges do not form by excessive pressure.
  • Push hand roller and pound surfaces using hand tamp or guide portable power roller over areas not accessible to road roller.
  • Operate self-propelled steel-wheeled, rubber-tired, vibrator, segmented, or other type of roller to compact earth, subgrade, sub-base, and asphalt surfaces.
  • Other duties as required.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

Qualifications & Experience

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. is preferred.
  • Class 5 Drivers License; a clean Driver’s Abstract.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working on a paving crew.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience operating Breakdown Rollers, Rubber Tire Rollers and/or Finish Rollers is required.
  • Demonstrate a proficient understanding of asphalt and raking techniques.
  • Knowledge of paving construction methods, asphalt and road construction materials, heavy equipment operation and industry requirements.
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Valid Class 5 Operator’s License; clean Driver Abstract.
  • Willingness to work out of town and in remote locations, as required.
  • Willingness to work overtime, as required.

About H. Wilson Industries

H. Wilson Industries is an established, and reputable general contractor headquartered in Fort McMurray, Alberta. Incorporated in 1977, H. Wilson Industries started as a specialty paving company. We have since grown, and evolved to provide our clients a variety of additional services. We offer water and sewer utility installation, excavation and grading, aggregate supply, granular base installation, soil stabilization, concrete works, highway maintenance, snow clearing, and winter maintenance. Throughout the years we have developed long-term partnerships with Municipal, and Provincial Government agencies, private developers, and Oil Sands Companies.

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