Paver/Asphalt Operator

NAPLES, Florida
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NAPLES, Florida

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$21.00 - $25.00

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Experience Required


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Job Description

As a Paver/Asphalt Operator with PeopleReady Skilled Trades, you’ll support construction contractors through out Naples, FL and surrounding areas. In this full time role, you’ll earn $21-$25 an hour, enjoy weekly pay, health insurance benefits and a flexible work schedule.

Whether you’re new to the trades or a seasoned pro, come take charge of your career with PeopleReady Skilled Trades. Interested? Apply today!


The Paver Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the asphalt paver. This position operates paving machines to spread and level hot mix paving material on driveways, parking lots, streets and pathways. 


Equipment Operation

Operate the paver and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.

Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.

Preheat paving screed before placement of asphalt and monitor and control temperature settings of the asphalt mixture.

If needed manually light burners to start heating units of the paver and regulate screed temperature.

Operate the paver controls to lower the screed auger, control the hopper, and navigate the direction of the paver.

Align the paving machine into position when receiving asphalt by dump truck; at times, maintain a constant flow of asphalt into the hopper; ease paver forward, safely pushing the dump truck along the construction surface.

Observe the distribution of paving material along the screed and control the direction of the screed to eliminate voids at curbs and joints.

Line paver appropriately to the work area, and ensure proper application of the asphalt, smoothing it evenly to the desired height, width, and depth

Monitor temperature of asphalt flowing from the hopper

Must ensure a solid understanding of and complying with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics.

Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics.


Promote, execute, and adhere to the company’s safety program, and encourage all employees, sub-contractors, and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.

Attend daily and weekly safety meetings and inspections.

Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself, or endanger the wellbeing of others.

Participate as a vital team member and contribute toward the success of the organization, which may involve the provision of other technical and administrative support, as required.

Promote a team approach and maintain a dialogue with all employees to exchange information and gather ideas.

Collaborate with any project teams on other special initiatives, as required.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Journeyman level experience
  • Paver/Asphalt Operator experience is a must!
  • Valid drivers license

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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.