OldCastle Equipment Operator - Columbia Readymix and Asphalt in Lilesville, North Carolina


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Columbia Readymix and Asphalt, a member of the Oldcastle Materials West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion. We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies. For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services. We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.

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Equipment Operator

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Grade/Pave Foreman

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Grade & Pave / Wapato, WA

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Position Overview

Operates heavy equipment to prepare grade and pave asphalt:

  • Paver Operator: Operates paving machine that spreads and levels hot-mix asphalt on highways, streets, parking lots and driveways.

  • Roller Operator: Drives heavy rolling machine to compact earth fills, subgrades, flexible base and bituminous surface to grade specifications.

  • Screed Operator: Controls depth and elevation of hot mix asphalt during placement.

  • Blade: Operates self-propelled grade to spread and level dirt, gravel and stone to grade specifications.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Operate Roller, Paver or Screed, Blade, Loader, Backhoe or other heavy equipment

  • Must have knowledge of proper equipment operation, grade and work operations

  • Loads and unloads equipment and secures equipment on trailer

  • Assist labor crew including shoveling, raking and compacting of asphalt materials

  • Routinely assist other members of the work force in different areas of production.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.

  • Previous asphalt paving operations and/or construction related experience highly preferred.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • Must pass pre-work physical exam and pre-employment controlled substance testing.

Work Requirements

  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance and attendance.

  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, without direct supervision.

  • Demonstrates a willingness to work overtime and weekends/holidays.

  • Demonstrates ability to work and communicate well with Supervisors, Truck Drivers, Heavy Equipment Operators and other employees.

  • Demonstrates the ability to conform to and maintain OSHA, MSHA, DOT and all other company or state rules and regulations.

  • Demonstrates the ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions.

  • Demonstrates the willingness to learn and work a variety of job tasks.

  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

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