Distributor Driver - Danville VA

Danville, VA, US, 24540

Thompson-Arthur Paving and Construction



Job ID:  496273


Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, Thompson-Arthur Paving and Construction, a CRH company, is a leading provider of high-quality asphalt paving services. In addition to paving services, we provide stone base construction, bridge construction, curb and gutter construction, site utilities, complete site development and sand products. We have been proudly serving the Triad area for over half a century. By being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH. CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


An Asphalt Distributor Operator is an hourly skilled craft position that performs a wide variety of tasks on construction projects.  This position consists of operating an asphalt distributor by applying specialized emulsions to roadways.  The operator is the pace-setter for the paving operation.


Primary Duties


  • Drives and operates distributor truck equipped with tank to spray asphalt emulsions on road surfaces
  • Fills pressure tank with asphalt liquid
  • Regulates burner to heat liquid and start auxiliary pump
  • Attaches and adjusts spray bars to attain required width of spray
  • Uses valve to regulate flow of material at specified rate and adjusts levers to adjust height of spray bar from road surface
  • Monitors flow gauges, tachometer and temperature gauge to ensure uniform distribution
  • Performs daily safety checks of fluid levels and inspections for leaks and damage to machine before operation
  • Performs daily equipment maintenance to keep it in proper and safe working order, and notifies supervisor in the event of a needed repair
  • Understands and executes different emulsions
  • Performs incidental work items and duties included within other crafts



  • Able to perform all duties as described above
  • Possesses CDL class A or B as well as an acceptable driving record
  • Able to work varying shifts, according to project demands
  • Willing to travel to job sites nation wide, as needed
  • At least 1 year of demonstrable previous experience as an Asphalt Distributor Operator preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Must be able to understand direction and communicate effectively
  • Able to lift, on a frequent basis, at least 50 lbs and carry at least 30 lbs personally, and 150 lbs with assistance
  • Able to climb on and off of heavy equipment safely
  • Must be able to pass background check and initial drug screening, as well as company randoms.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Thompson-Arthur Paving and Construction, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  May 17, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Danville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia