Based in Orangeburg, SC, we are a full service contractor specializing in land clearing & grubbing, site grading, storm drainage construction, mainline water & sewer construction, asphalt & concrete paving, and demolition.
CURRENT OPPORTUNITY: Palmetto Sitework Services is seeking a Asphalt Paver Operator to operate the paver and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. They will be responsible for operating the paver controls to lower the screed auger, control the hopper, and navigate the direction of the paver while aligning the paving machine into position when receiving asphalt by dump truck. They will also be responsible for maintaining a constant flow of asphalt into hopper; easing the paver forward, safely pushing the dump truck along construction surface. They will observe distribution of paving materials along screed and control the direction of the screed to eliminate voids at curbs and joints and line the paver appropriately to the work area to ensure proper application of the asphalt, smoothing it evenly to the desired height, width, and depth attaching extensions to screed to adjust width. They will also be responsible for preheating paving screed before placement of asphalt and monitor and control temperature settings of the asphalt mixture by manually lighting burners to start heating units of the paver and regulate screed temperature and the temperature of asphalt flowing from hopper. In addition to their primary duties, they will preform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.
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