Operate machines to spread, smooth, level, or steel-reinforce stone, concrete, or asphalt on road beds.
Observe distribution of paving material to adjust machine settings or material flow, and indicate low spots for workers to add material.
Light burners or start heating units of machines, and regulate screed temperatures and asphalt flow rates.
Inspect, clean, maintain, and repair equipment, using mechanics' hand tools, or report malfunctions to supervisors.
Operate tamping machines or manually roll surfaces to compact earth fills, foundation forms, and finished road materials, according to grade specifications.
Start machine, engage clutch, and push and move levers to guide machine along forms or guidelines and to control the operation of machine attachments.
Fill tanks, hoppers, or machines with paving materials.
Set up and tear down equipment.
Control paving machines to push dump trucks and to maintain a constant flow of asphalt or other material into hoppers or screeds.