Asphalt Distributor Tender

Tend bituminous distributors on rear of road-oiling trucks.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Asphalt Distributor Tenders do?

Tends bituminous distributor on rear of road-oiling truck that sprays tar, asphalt, road oils, and emulsions over highways, streets, and parking areas: Snaps or screws on spray bars to attain required width of spray. Turns valve to regulate flow of material at specified rate. Moves levers to adjust height of spray bar from road surfaces. Signals ROAD-OILING-TRUCK DRIVER or ASPHALT-PAVING-MACHINE OPERATOR to start and stop truck or paving machine. Observes distribution of material over road surface to ensure uniform distribution. Turns handwheels to set angle and depth of screed. Verifies depth specifications of compacted asphalt, using depth gauge. Monitors flow gauges, tachometer, and temperature gauge. Oils and lubricates equipment.

Should I be an Asphalt Distributor Tender?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Generator Tender, Portable

    How to Become an
    Asphalt Distributor Tender

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