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Asphalt Screed Operator

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Date: Jun 13, 2019

City/State/Province: 0, BC, CA, V0G 1H0

Company: Colas




Terus Construction Ltd. is a diversified construction company that delivers road building, earth moving, site preparation, aggregates & ready mix materials and other services throughout British Columbia and the Yukon Territory. Terus Construction Ltd. is a subsidiary of ColasCanada Inc., a leading national road builder with subsidiaries in Western Canada, Ontario and Quebec. Being part of the Colas group of Companies provides impressive resources and technical expertise enabling Terus Construction Ltd. to access unique high technical and major construction projects.

Interoute Construction Ltd dba as Selkirk Paving is looking for a Paver/Screed Operator to work with the highway crew.  The incumbent will operate paving machine and/or screed used for applying asphalt to road beds, parking lots, airport runways and taxiways, and driveways.


Essential duties and responsibilities:


  • Operate asphalt paver and or screed to apply asphalt per plan and quality specifications as instructed by crew superintendent to insure daily schedules/estimates are met. Also must perform additional tasks of other positions as needed and instructed by foreman.
  • Screed operation on the asphalt paver involves making normal adjustments for obtaining proper depth, grade and finished cross section of asphalt material via screed controls.
  • Ability to operate or initiative to learn to operate other equipment required on an asphalt crew
  • May oil, grease, service and make normal operating adjustments to the equipment
  • Ability to operate asphalt paver/screed within designated area with attention to detail and emphasis on craftsmanship
  • Ability to guide and direct dump trucks while backing up to machine hopper when operating paver.
  • Manipulates hand or foot levers to control movements of machine spreads and levels asphalt on subgrade of highway and related surfaces such as parking lots, streets, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of the paving industry including preparatory work, grades, drainage, paving patterns, aggregate size, job specifications, oil consistencies, compaction and other details related to asphalt paving.





  • One to two years related asphalt and road construction experience preferred
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions including heat, cold, wind, rain, and dusty environments.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Be willing to work overtime, nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Must have strong work ethic
  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • Communication skills; Ability to communicate with supervisors, co-workers, contractors and the general public in a courteous, professional manner at all times.
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures.
  • Must have a valid drivers license

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.