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MDU Resources Group Asphalt Paver Screed Operator in WACO, Texas

Asphalt Paver Screed Operator

Company:Knife River - Texas Division


Location:WACO, TX

Hiring Manager:Jessie B Anderson

Closing Date:08/31/2021at 11:59pm CDT

Job Type:Full-Time

Job Summary:


The Screedman will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the screed and to place the asphalt, per the required project specifications.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Previous experience and knowledge of asphalt materials, and asphalt paving is preferred.

-High school diploma/GED is preferred.

-A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record is preferred.

-Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical.

-Must meet Knife River-South employment standards with regards to background/MVR checks.

-Must be able to work overtime and be flexible with hours (day time/night time).

-Ability to work outside in all seasons.

-Must have a “safety first” attitude. Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures is required

Essential Duties/Responsibilites:

-Promote a professional, positive image and attitude when working with the public, customers and co-workers.

-Perform daily equipment, maintenance and site safety checks.

-Prior to each shift ensure the screed is clean and properly adjusted for the type of paving to be completed.

-Monitor temperature settings to adjust the asphalt mixture continually.

-Adjust the screed paving reference components to the project specs, paving, width, depth (thickness), grade and slope.

-Ensure proper contact between gates and the paving surface. Adjust springs and chains for clearance.

-Be able to troubleshoot problems and make the necessary adjustments concerning the asphalt during paving operations.

-Assist the paver operator in attaching extensions to screed to adjust width.

-Assist paving crew with site preparation and any other activity as needed.

-Timely and regular attendance is essential.

-Perform other duties as needed.

How To Apply

  • Paid Company Holidays * PTO * Two Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions * Health Savings Account, partially funded by Company* Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Accident, and Hospital Indemnity for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program

Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 1800 Waco, Texas 76703

Position will remain open until 08/31/2021 or until it is filled.

This Employer Participates inE-Verify (PDF) (Downloads/EVerifyPoster.pdf) . Download PDF Application (PDF) (Downloads/KRC-59.pdf)

MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.