Asphalt Labourers

Dexter Construction

Truro, 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 Labourers to join our operations out of Truro, NS for the 2023 season. Portable Operations based out of Truro, NS but may involve travel to other parts of the province as the need arises, with a Spring starting date.

Asphalt Labourers are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a highway and other paving operations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Rake and redistributed asphalt mix as it leaves the screed to prepare area for rolling;
  • Spread asphalt using efficient techniques and maintaining a good pace;
  • Shovel excess asphalt and sweep up debris;
  • May operate a variety of hand and power tools as well as some equipment;
  • Perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor;
  • Maintain a clean job site, picking up tools and equipment in order to eliminate potential hazards;
  • Be aware of surroundings 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;
  • Ensure safety of fellow employees;
  • Perform other duties as assigned;

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

  • 1-2 years experience in a construction environment is an asset;
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing;
  • Willingness to work in a team environment; sometime long hours are required
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner;
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that projects are completed properly;
  • Working safely is a condition of employment.

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: HR
Via Email:

Please reference “Asphalt Labourer” 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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