Asphalt Heater Tender

Tend portable or stationary heating units to heat asphalts.
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Quick Stats

Very Good

Salary Range
$19,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Asphalt Heater Tenders do?

Tends portable or stationary heating unit to heat asphalt for application on road surfaces: Lights fire and opens fuel valves to regulate fuel supply. Screws hose connections to heater unit to connect circulating system between tank and unit. Starts pump to circulate asphalt through heating unit. Observes temperature gauge and adjusts blower and damper controls to regulate heat and maintain required temperature.

Should I be an Asphalt Heater Tender?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Asphalt Layer, Asphalt Patcher, Asphalt Paver, Asphalt Smoother, Asphalt Spreader, Asphalt Tamper, Chuck Tender See More

    How to become an Asphalt Heater Tender

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