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Asphalt Finish Raker

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Date: Jun 29, 2019

City/State/Province: Calgary, AB, CA, T3S 0A1

Company: Colas

9660 Enterprise Way SE Calgary, AB T3S 0A1

Phone: 403-255-1131 Fax: 403-212-4755


Standard General Inc. Calgary is a growing, dynamic contractor in land development and road construction in the greater Calgary area. Through our affiliation with the Colas Group of Companies, we are part of an organization that is a world leader in road construction. You’ll be able to take advantage of professional development and growth opportunities while working on exciting, leading-edge projects. Standard General is dedicated to making a lasting impression through our work, our people and our relationships.

About The Role

The Asphalt Finish Raker is responsible for proficient, skilled use of asphalt hand tools to place asphalt mix manually in asphalt patching and paving applications.


As an Asphalt Finish Raker at Standard General, you will:

  • Complete hand placement of asphalt mix using efficient techniques while maintaining workmanship and productivity.
  • Perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor and use of hand tools.
  • Possess asphalt mix compaction knowledge in proper hand raking of longitudinal seams and transverse joints to insure a smooth surface with minimal segregation.
  • Be responsible for the proper match points and limits of asphalt mix adjacent to concrete structures, manholes, water valves and other fixtures within the roadway surface.
  • Discuss and plan daily project paving procedures/goals with fellow paving personnel to maximize productivity and workmanship.


To Be Successful In this Role, You Will Need:

  • Driver’s License (Class 5)
  • Own transportation
  • Experienced in asphalt paving
  • Must be able to meet all safety requirements and applicable safety policies.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.
  • Required to perform tasks that involve heavy lifting, bending and strenuous movements.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in areas that are dusty or dirty.


What We Can Offer You:

  • Lots of hours!
  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive benefits and pension plan
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Education assistance
  • The opportunity to work with some amazing people!

Standard General Inc. Calgary offers exciting growth opportunities, excellent wages and benefits, and the opportunity to become part of a strong team and leader in the construction industry.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.