Asphalt Laborer/Raker - Tampa, FL

Tampa, FL, US, 33610

Preferred Materials - Asphalt


Job ID:  495886

Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division, part of CRH South Division of Companies, is the leader in production of high-quality hot mix and warm mix asphalt, and, with a team of skilled contracting professionals, Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division also offers design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects.  Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and with offices throughout Florida, Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division performs asphalt paving, grading, and related roadway services.  Our employees make Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division a great place to work.  We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.




An Asphalt Laborer/Raker performs many duties to assist crew when paving roads and highways.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Effectively distribute asphaltic material by raking and shoveling.

  • Match and finish freshly made asphalt joints evenly.

  • Level and adjust surface irregularities, restore surface finish, spread asphalt to proper grade and finish before compaction.

  • Move and deliver tools, equipment, and materials to locations throughout the job site.

  • May perform other duties including but not limited to operating equipment and assisting with maintenance and cleaning of equipment.

  • Load & unload from work truck and clean tools and equipment.

  • Routinely assist other members of the work force in different areas of production.

  • Must be able to maintain an acceptable attendance in a flexible work schedule.

  • Properly follow & promote all company policies and OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.

  • Must maintain at all times a strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures.

  • Must be available to travel and work to multiple construction sites within your geographic region.

  • Must possess a professional attitude while interacting with peers, contractors and general public.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally and 20 lbs. regularly.
  • Must be able to work with a shovel or rake for periods of time throughout the day.  Shovel work can require handling from 10 lbs. to 30 lbs. on a regular bases.  Pushing and pulling an asphalt rake is required.
  • Job requires the following motions: stretching, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, twisting, throwing, walking, standing, reaching and squatting.
  • Climbing up onto and down off of equipment on a regular basis.  This requires the use of hand and food holds to mount and dismount the equipment.  Must be able to climb without limitation or restriction.
  • Operation of directional, speed, and operational controls on the equipment.  This requires movement by hand of levers, switches and typically a steering wheel to turn the unit.
  • A variety of other activities can be performed as needed such as flagging traffic, operating a vibratory tamp (to compact asphalt in tight places), or using hand tools and equipment.


Shift differential may apply.



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!


Preferred Materials, Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Jul 5, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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