Asphalt Luteman/Raker

Hendersonville, Tennessee
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Hendersonville, Tennessee

Job Type

Temp to Perm

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Hourly Rate

$21.00 - $22.00

Work Hours


Experience Required

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Job Description

HIRING NOW!!! PeopleReady Skilled Trades is seeking motivated, hard-working asphalt workers with experience working the Lute (asphalt rake) to repair and lay new asphalt, paving, and sealcoating, as well as performing parking lot striping jobs in Hendersonville and the surrounding areas. Pay is based on experience and ranges from $20 / Hour to $22 / Hour.


Make adjustments to asphalt mat thickness and slope to obtain a finish grade by using an asphalt lute or finishing tool. As the last person to touch the hot asphalt surface before rolling, the lute person works the hot mix by hand with a rake to repair any pavement imperfections.

• Use the lute rake to straighten asphalt joints for hand-working areas the paving machine is unable to reach

Required to perform daily maintenance on tools and ensure all tools are stored properly

• Cleaning excess asphalt off tools and equipment;

• Flagging traffic

• Set up and maintenance of erosion control;

• Checking and maintaining grade stakes;

• Must have good attention to detail to be able to see and correct mat defects and grade defects.

• Identify problems behind the paver to make the necessary adjustments to obtain a smooth finish

Qualifications & Experience

  • • Ability to work for long hours in all weather conditions.
  • • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • • Excellent communication and observation skills.
  • • Safety and quality orientated
  • • Strong Work Ethic
  • • Maintain good health status and flexibility to bend, push, pull, stoop and/or twist
  • • Ability to multi-task
  • • Team Player with good interpersonal skills
  • • Detail-oriented
  • • Has reliable transportation to/from the job site.
  • • Ability to repeatedly lift 50lbs throughout shift

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.