Perform tasks involving operating a roller machine on highway and heavy construction projects. Operates machine to compact earth fills and subgrades to appropriate specifications in preparation for construction of highways and roads. Qualified candidates will be knowledgeable in paving operations and be able to see and correct defects in surfaces being rolled, such as depressions, seams, edges, etc.


  • Operates roller in successive passes over pavement to seal mix and meet proper compaction requirements.
  • Rides on platform of machine and moves levers, pedals, or throttle to control and guide machine
  • Mechanical experience required to perform servicing such as oil, grease and normal adjustments to the equipment.
  • Frequently performs hand tamping jobs as appropriate on areas where the roller could not reach.
  • Signal operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment and movement of materials.
  • Assist construction crew with various duties such as shoveling, raking, and flagging.
  • Follow directions of manager as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or job site.
  • Dig, spread and level construction materials.
  • Lift, carry and hold materials, tools and supplies.
  • Assist in the placement, moving and dismantling of signs, barricades, cones and other traffic control devices.
  • Ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed. Report issues to the Foreman, Safety Supervisor or Safety Manager.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.




  • Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site foremen, supervisors and fellow employees
  • Must be able to work eight (8) to ten (10) hours per day, performing work outdoors in all types of weather, including extreme heat
  • Job requires standing, kneeling, lifting up to sixty (60) pounds, pulling, squatting and walking.
  • Maintain constant awareness of the jobsite‚Äôs various concurrent activities, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment.
  • Willingness and ability to perform manual work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


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