Screed Operator

Nelson River Construction is currently hiring a motivated Screed Operator for Paving Operations.

The successful candidate must be willing to work out of town and at times in a camp environment.


Efficiently operate the controls on the screed which is attached to the paver vehicle to control the quantity and consistency of asphalt that is deposited; estimating overall quantity for the project as well as the quantity needed to achieve the correct grade in the finished surface.


• Communicate with asphalt paving operation on flow of paving machine
• Maintain the pace and continuity of the paving job
• Ability to discuss and plan daily project paving procedure/goals with fellow paving personnel to maximize productivity and workmanship
• Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
• Fuel, lubricate, clean, and maintain equipment
• Perform miscellaneous activities throughout the day as directed
• Good attitude, sound judgement, ability to follow directions, hard work and dependability are extremely important
• Have strong logical/critical thinking, decision making and problem-solving skills.


• 3 years screed operation experience
• Must have own transportation and valid class 5 driver’s license
• Must be physically fit – repetitive bending, lifting, kneeling, walking for long periods of time
• Ability to work evenings, weekends, and overtime on short notice during peak construction season
• Work on various sites throughout Winnipeg and Rural Manitoba
• Must be able to operate the screed on the paver with proper precision for depth, slope and grade
• Working knowledge of screed operation on the asphalt paver making normal adjustments for obtaining proper depth, grade and finished cross section of asphalt material
• Thorough understanding of all aspects of paving industry prep work, grades, drainage, paving patterns, compaction, and other details related to asphalt paving

Nelson River Construction Inc offers great growth opportunities, excellent wages and benefits. If you are interested in becoming part of a strong team and a leader in the construction industry, please forward your resume.

A drivers abstract will be requested upon job interview.


Winnipeg, MB

Job type: Full-time

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Contact Information

Nelson River Construction
Phone: 204-949-8700

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