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Screed Operator

The Screed Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the free-floating screed, attached to the paver vehicle and controls the quantity and consistency of asphalt that is deposited.


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Screed Operator; and
  • Minimum of a valid Class 5 Drivers License with a clean abstract; and
  • Completion of the CSTS course required; and
  • Current First Aid preferred; and
  • Demonstrated ability to use equipment safely, correctly and effectively.


  • Practice and encourage safe work behaviours.
  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve with a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to a flexible work schedule when required.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public, supervisors and coworkers.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with the management team and support other departments.


  • Must adhere to processes and policies in support of organizational goals, legal duties and legislative requirements.
  • Complete duties in accordance with the OHSA and company health and safety regulations, policy and procedures.
  • Perform pre/post checks on equipment, minor repairs, cleaning and preventative maintenance such as lubrication and filling tanks.
  • Operate two-way radios and other communication equipment.
  • Comfortable operating computer controlled equipment.
  • Observe and control the distribution of materials over road surfaces
  • Verify thickness and depth specifications of compacted asphalt using depth guage
  • Use signals to communicate with the asphalt paving machine operator
  • Observe terrain ahead of the paver and adjust screed to factor in dips and variations in the base to achieve a level and consistent asphalt surface.
  • Preheat the screed to hot mix asphalt temperature
  • Operate other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Rate of Pay: $30 – $35

Location: Central Alberta Area

Additional pay:

  • Overtime pay


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care

It is the policy of Ruby Rock Asphalt Works to be an equal opportunity employer and to hire individuals solely on the basis of their qualification and ability to do the job to be filled. At Ruby Rock Asphalt Works, we work hard to ensure that our employees have the environment, tools and training they need to do their work safely and effectively. We work to build a culture across all of our operations that values diversity, is fair and inclusive, and provides opportunity for career fulfillment.

Fax: (403) 945-2680