Paving, Surfacing, & Tamping Equipment Operators


Operate equipment used for applying concrete, asphalt, or other materials to road beds, parking lots, or airport runways and taxiways, or equipment used for tamping gravel, dirt, or other materials. Includes concrete and asphalt paving machine operators, form tampers, tamping machine operators, and stone spreader operators.
Also called: Equipment Operator (EO), Paver Operator, Roller Operator, Truck Driver

Knowledge:

    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • building and construction
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Self Control
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative
  • Integrity

Technology:

    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook
    Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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