Asphalt Paving Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in spreading, rolling, and tamping asphalts.
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Salary Range
$36,000 – $94,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Asphalt Paving Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in spreading, rolling, and tamping asphalt or similar material to form surfaces of highways, streets, parking lots, and aircraft landing strips: Calculates number of trucks required to haul asphalt from mix plant according to capacity of vehicles, traffic conditions, distance from work site, and productivity of drivers. Tours work site to ascertain progress in meeting time schedules and to detect insufficient utilization of workers and equipment.Measures slope and thickness of paving to verify compliance with contract. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May supervise workers engaged in patching asphalt paving and be designated Supervisor, Patching.

Should I be an Asphalt Paving Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Paving Supervisor, Segmental Paving Supervisor, Supervisor, Asphalt Paving

    How to Become an
    Asphalt Paving Supervisor

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