Roller Operator – RDS

Volker Stevin Contracting
Calgary, AB
Application deadline: 31/07/2022
Job ID: 1-620272211

Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd. (a Volker Stevin Canada company) has the following seasonal full-time hourly position available located in Calgary, Alberta

Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd. is seeking an Asphalt Roller Operator to work within our Calgary area for the upcoming season and the foreseeable future. Reporting to the Foreman, the Asphalt Roller Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of Breakdown Rollers, Rubber Tire Rollers and Finish Rollers. The Asphalt 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. Asphalt Roller Operators may also be required to operate Steel Drum and Pad Foot Rollers to compact and seal earth fills, sub grades, and flexible base.

The Asphalt Roller Operator will be accountable for duties such as, but not limited to, the following: Operate the roller and other heavy equipment. Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment. 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. Using the Rubber Tire Roller, compress hot mix asphalt to desired compaction. Operate the Finish Roller in successive overlapping passes to apply final finish, and remove imperfections with a finish roller. Operate Pad Foot Roller, using vibrate when necessary, until ground surface is hard. Operate Smooth Drum Roller, to seal subgrade and base surfaces. Operate other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

Qualifications & Experience

• High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
• Class 5 Drivers License; with clean Driver’s Abstract
• Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience within the road construction industry
• 2 to 3 years’ experience operating Breakdown Rollers, Rubber Tire Rollers and/or Finish Rollers is required.
• Knowledge road construction materials, road construction processes and industry requirements.
• Understanding of computerized controls and electronics.
• Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis.
• Willing to work out of town and in remote locations, as required.
• Willing to work overtime, as required.

Working in a team environment you will enjoy competitive wages, excellent benefits, and opportunities for advancement.

Note: We promote a safe work environment with a substance abuse testing program.

About Volker Stevin Contracting

Since 1978 Volker Stevin Contracting Ltd. has been one of the premier civil contractors in the Calgary region. We are a well-established, and highly respected general contractor with a wealth of experience, and expertise in projects ranging from $10,000 to $150,000,000. We take great pride in delivering top quality projects on time, and on budget. As one of the larger local contractors, we have the personnel, resources, and equipment to ensure timely delivery of the projects to which we commit. Our resource pool offers us approximately 800 employees, from general laborers to the most highly skilled equipment operators, foremen, superintendents, and project managers, all within the City of Calgary and area.

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