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Asphalt Roller Operator

locationKalispell, MT 59901, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Salary: Based on Experience

LHC, Inc. has been shaping the landscape in the Flathead Valley and throughout the state of Montana for over 50 years. We are proud to have helped engineer and develop bridges, overpasses, highway systems and building projects in communities across Montana. LHC considers safety as not only a high priority, but a cornerstone in our values and processes throughout our organization. This commitment is driven by the owners, and embraced by management, staff, and crews. We know our people are our greatest asset and believe in providing the opportunity for on-the-job training and a career only limited by you.

We currently have an opportunity for an Asphalt Roller Operator to join our In-Town Paving Division supporting projects throughout the Flathead Valley.

Key Functions

  • Operates roller in successive overlapping passes over surfaces and rolling subgrade and asphalt to desired compaction and smoothness
  • Determines speed and direction of machine, based on knowledge of compressibility of material under changing temperatures
  • Perform routine inspections on equipment and report any defects
  • Strict adherence to complying with safety policies and procedures
  • Safely operate equipment in and among live traffic
  • Must be willing to operate other equipment as needed
  • Must be able to travel to our jobs throughout Montana


  • Minimum of two (2) years of operating experience strongly preferred
  • Experience as a roller operator preferred

Specific Skills

  • Work safely and follow all safety rules and regulations
  • Ability to work in both teams and independently when needed with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate and interact both verbally and written
  • A keen eye to details and good decision-making skills
  • Manage to handle emergency situations, work pressure and stress
  • Ability to complete work projects on time and in an effective manner
  • Possess a deep analytical understanding and problem-solving skills
  • Devoted in following code of ethics
  • Good relationship building ability
  • Must be able to work various shifts, days and overtime as needed
  • Must be able to work out of town

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of lifting 25 to 50 lbs. regularly
  • Move safely, quickly, and perform duties with repetitious movement
  • Sit and/or stand for long periods of time
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Bend at the waist, kneel, stoop, squat, twist, push and pull
  • Climb ladders/steps
  • Continuous use of hands and fine manipulation
  • Walk varying distances and on uneven ground at times
  • Must be able to tolerate all weather elements, loud conditions, and vibrations


  • Hourly rate of pay $26 to $30 an hour based on experience
  • Medical Insurance
    • Year 1 – Employer covers 80% of total (family) premiums
    • Years 2 & 3 – Employer covers 90% of total (family) premiums
    • Years 4 or more - Employer covers 100% of total (family) premiums
  • Employer Contribution toward Health Savings Account (HSA) for those who choose a High Deductible Health Plan
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Cost Share 50/50
  • Life Insurance
  • 3 Paid holidays per year (Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day)
  • Profit Sharing 401(k) Retirement
  • Bereavement Leave - up to 30 hours paid time off for death of immediate family member as defined
  • Free Employee Assistance Program - 4 free counseling sessions per issue, per person in household
  • Paid continuing education, training and development (as approved by supervisor and manager)

Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Successfully pass a Pre-employment drug test
  • Successfully pass a Pre-Employment Physical

LHC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in the employment of women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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