Asphalt Roller Operator

Dexter Construction

Wolfville, Nova Scotia

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Dexter Construction Company is a large, diversified Construction Company engaged in all major aspects of the heavy civil construction industry within the Atlantic Provinces. We are currently looking for Asphalt Roller Operators to join our operations out of Wolfville. These positions will be based out of Wolfville, but may involve travel to other parts of the province as the need arises.

Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Foreman, the Asphalt Roller Operator is responsible for properly operating an asphalt rolling machine to smooth out and compress the asphalt as per specifications on the roadway. This position is responsible for properly operating machines and attachments in an effort to create the smoothest and most level asphalt possible.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the safe operation of roller to compact surface to grade specifications and asphalt to desired compaction and smoothness
  • Monitor compressibility under changing temperatures to determine speed and direction of machine
  • Smooth surfaces not accessible to road roller using portable power roller or hand tamper equipment
  • Identify and report any quality issues
  • Maintain vehicle in good condition
  • Advise the Foreman of any requirements for maintenance or repairs
  • Be aware of surrounding at all times
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task
  • Protect and promote the interest of this company in all matters and to take actions as required to satisfy such responsibilities
  • Ensure safety of fellow employees
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • 2 years experience in a construction environment in an asphalt role
  • Must be well versed in construction site protocols, rules and code of conduct
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that projects are completed properly
  • Working safely is a condition of employment.

Working Conditions:

The Asphalt Roller Operator role may include physically strenuous activities. The Asphalt Roller Operator will be lifting, pulling and managing heavy equipment and objects, requiring the use of PPE, Hardhat, Steel Toe Boots, and reflective vest to minimize risk on the worksite. The worksite environment for this position is outside in varying weather conditions.

A comprehensive pension and benefits package are offered with this position along with opportunities for advancement and training and development.

Application Process:
Completed applications should be submitted to:

Human Resources
Attn: Emily Siepierski
Via Email:

Please reference “Asphalt Roller Operator” in the subject line.

We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume, quoting the position title.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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