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Roller Operator

Date: Feb 17, 2021

Country: CA, V0G 1H0

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Terus Construction Ltd. 



Terus Construction Ltd. is an integrated road construction and materials manufacturing company, which has been building roads in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory for over 30 years through decentralized business centers.

Road construction, asphalt paving, aggregate production, hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete supply are the core activities. In addition, the Company acts as general contractor on civil construction projects, including excavation, utilities, concrete placement, sidewalks, and curbs, and in all kind of road construction related activities.

Over 800 jobs every year are performed through more than 20 decentralized business centers, such as highway rehabilitation, airport construction, industrial, municipal and commercial work, subdivisions. More than 550 employees are locally employed.

Terus Construction provides challenging and rewarding opportunities in an entrepreneurial, diverse, inclusive and respectful work environment. As our growth creates new career opportunities, likely there is the right one for you!


Terus Construction Ltd. dba Selkirk Paving is seeking a Roller Operator. Terus Construction Ltd., is a leader in the construction industry in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.


Main Responsibilities

ROLLER OPERATOR (Breakdown rollers, rubber tired rollers, finish rollers)

Requires the operation of self propelled steel-wheeled, rubber-tired, vibrator, segmented or other type roller to compact earth, subgrade, sub-base and asphalt surfaces in the construction of highways, streets and runways. The job requirements are to distribute, break down, compress and give a finished surface to cooling Asphalt. The first stage breaks down the asphalt mix with the breakdown roller. The second stage compresses it with a rubber tired roller and the final finish is given by the finish roller. Roller operators may also be required to compact earth fills, sub grades and flexible base.


Drives machine in successive overlapping passes over surfaces to be compacted, rolling subgrade and asphalt to desired compaction and smoothness.

Determines speed and direction of machine based on knowledge of compressibility of material under changing temperatures.

Pushes hand roller and pounds surfaces, using hand tamp, or guides portable power roller over areas not accessible to road roller.


Ability to do some manual labour

Must be able to meet all safety requirements and applicable safety policies.

Work overtime as required.



Terus Construction Ltd. offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization including competitive salary and benefits package, along with in house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.


Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment drug/alcohol testing.

We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume.  However only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted.