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BRANSCOME INC | Screed Operator - Hampton Roads

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Date: Jun 10, 2019

City/State/Province: Williamsburg, VA, US, 23185

Company: Colas

Branscome is one of the largest heavy highway and general contracting companies in the Mid-Atlantic region. Keeping our team healthy and safe is the most important aspect of our company. Branscome strives to provide advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee.


Operate the screed part of paver and ensure the thickness of asphalt as dispersed from paver by adjusting the height and width of screed and gates.        



  1. Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all federal, state, local and company safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.        
  2. Ability to run grades on new construction.        
  3. Ability to maintain correct depth of asphalt.        
  4. Assist foreman - layout work daily (i.e., use string line to set grades, edge of pavement).        
  5. Ability to lift and bolt extensions weighing approximately 70 lbs.         
  6. Ability to adjust screed width using hand or pneumatic tools.        
  7. Light burners to heat screed.        
  8. Observe distribution of paving material along screed and control direction of screed and gates to eliminate voids at curbs and joints.        
  9. Turn valves to regulate temperature of asphalt flowing from hopper when asphalt begins to harden on screed.        
  10. Must be capable of performing repetitive motion to adjust screed to provide accurate and quality finished paving product.        
  11. Perform all other duties deemed necessary or assigned




  1. Minimum one year previous experience (preferred)    
  2. Experience working in and around construction sites    
  3. Basic knowledge of various grade situations and grade ability to obtain correct drainage.    
  4. Ability to carry out detailed instructions   
  5. Ability to work nights and weekends as needed   
  6. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations


Physical Requirements:


  • Standing  70 % of time
  • Walking   15 % of time
  • Sitting      10 % of time
  • Driving      5 % of time
  • Stooping   5 % of time
  • Climbing   10 % of time
  • Reaching  10 % of time
  • Kneeling    5 % of time
  • Carrying     up to 50 lbs
  • Lifting         up to 50 lbs




While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to:  Moving mechanical parts, extremes of hot and cold weather, and vibration        
The employee is frequently exposed to:  Fumes or airborne particles        
The employee is occasionally exposed to:  Wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.        






Branscome Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mentaldisability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions),immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination.  This Policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here and here.  For notification on E-Verify click here and for information on Right to Work, click here.

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Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads