Roller Operator at Texas Sterling Construction

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Location: Austin, Texas

Job Description:

Texas Sterling Construction

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Job ID 2019-3212
# of Openings 1
Job Locations US-TX-Austin
US-Buda, TXPosted Date 2019-06-12
Category Construction Craft


Reporting to the Foreman, the Roller Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the roller, with the goal in mind to compact earth fills, subgrades, flexible base, etc.


Water Truck Driver responsibilities and abilities include but are not limited to the list below. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Drives heavy rolling machine to compact earth fills, subgrades, flexible base, and bituminous surface to grade specifications preparatory to construction of highways, streets, and runways: Moves levers, depresses pedals, turns hand wheels, and pushes throttle to control and guide machine.
  • Drives machine in successive overlapping passes over surface to be compacted.
  • Determines speed and direction of machine, based on knowledge of compressibility of material under changing temperatures, so that ridges are not formed by excessive pressure.
  • Pushes hand roller and pounds surfaces, using hand tamp, or guides portable power roller over areas not accessible to road roller.
  • May be designated according to surface rolled as Road-Roller Operator, Hot Mix; Subgrade-Roller Operator; or according to source of power used as Diesel-Roller Operator; Gas-Roller Operator.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • High School diploma/GED.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years of Roller Operator experience.
  • Willing to do laborer work
  • Ability to work as a Team Member and work in a professional manner and a positive attitude
  • Motivated self-starter and ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work safely under pressure with time constraints in a changing environment.
  • Frequent cross body movements such as bending, climbing into equipment, lifting (up to 75lbs), twisting, standing, balancing, stooping, handling materials, moving around hazardous sites.
  • Good Eye to Hand coordination a must. Depth perception required.
  • Flexible availability to include overtime and possible weekends.
  • Must have the ability to communicate clearly, listen and understand information through spoken works and sentences to ensure full comprehension of job duties, safety regulations, and other situations that may require an immediate response