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Paving Operator

Grayson Carter & Son Contracting, Inc is hiring a Paving Operator!


We are a large civil construction company that feels like a family business. North Alabama is growing and our company is growing with it! We’re investing in the future of North Alabama by planning, creating, and designing the infrastructure that supports the growth of North Alabama by developing people, relationships, and communities. Our team members put safety first, are responsible and responsive, and they take ownership of the job. We started small–one man and one dozer–and we’ve grown a great team that supports large-scale jobs across our region. Come join us!


Position Title: Paving Operator

Department: Paving

Supervisor: Paving Manager


Location: Athens, AL


Essential Job Functions:

·         Operate various equipment such as: Skid Steer, Broom, Asphalt Roller, Screws, Paver, Milling Machine, Sweeper

·         Understand all aspects of the paving industry including prep work, grade, drainage, paving patterns, mix types, etc.

·         Direct trucks delivering asphalt to the paver and signal instructions

·         Detect and correct defects in surfaces, seams, and edges

·         Complete labor tasks such as raking or shoveling when necessary

·         Maintain a high level of quality work at all times

·         Maintain good relationships with Technicians, Foreman, Superintendents, Inspectors, Developers, and other co-workers at all times

·         Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work tasks

·         Perform other duties as assigned

·         Represent and promote Grayson Carter and Son in a professional and honest manner


Job Qualifications/Requirements:

·         2+ year of paving experience preferred 

·         Ability to communicate and convey information effectively

·         Must be physically able to stand, walk, sit, crouch, kneel, climb, and periodically lift 75 pounds

·         Knowledge of OSHA Standards

·         Ability to obtain Arsenal Badge required

·         Ability to obtain FBI Badge preferred, but not required

·         Dependable transportation

·         Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on all job sites as required

·         Work weekends and overtime as needed

·         Committed to attending work each day

·         Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen



·         Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance available

·         Company Paid Life Insurance and Disability Insurance

·         Voluntary Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability

·         Paid Time Off

·         Paid Holidays

·         Retirement Account with Company Match

·         Growth opportunities available

·         Annual salary reviews with performance-based increases



Grayson Carter and Son Contracting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.