An asphalt plant operator is part of the hot mix asphalt production team.
Plant operators run the structural, mechanical and electrical systems in the asphalt plant.
They also oversee daily plant activities, including production, maintenance, service, record keeping, administration and equipment repair.
They are an important part of the first step in producing high-quality asphalt.
High school graduate, GED, or higher
Good mechanical skills
Basic computer skills
Day/night shifts and long hours during paving season
Physical activity (for equipment maintenance)
$18 to $20 per hour