Paving plant operators update part of the road with fresh hot asphalt and smooth it for repair

Paving Plant Operator

Paving Plant Operators operate plants to spread and level hot bituminous paving materials and lay concrete on areas such as highways, roads and car parks.

Overview

Paving Plant Operators operate plants to spread and level hot bituminous paving materials and lay concrete on areas such as highways, roads and car parks.

Day-to-day

  • operates bitumen plant using a range of foot and hand controls focussing on applying paving materials systematically to the area to be paved.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Paving Plant Operator

  • You can work as a Paving Plant Operator without formal qualifications, however, a certificate II or III in civil construction or bituminous surfacing may be useful.

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