Heavy Equipment Operator - Asphalt Screed Operator

Saint Rose, LA posted on January 4

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Barriere Construction, founded in 1949, is a fourth-generation, family-owned asphalt and concrete paving, highway and heavy civil, and industrial construction company headquartered in New Orleans, LA.  Like a road’s base installation, Barriere employees form the foundation of our business.  Our entrepreneurial culture thrives on a diverse mix of abilities – allowing us to create innovative solutions while opening doors in new and emerging markets. Our reputation for ethical behavior enables us to attract and retain the best talent and loyal customers south Louisiana has to offer.

Company Benefits

  • Competitive Wage and Benefits
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flex Spending Account

We are currently searching for an experienced Heavy Equipment Operator to join our South Shore Asphalt team of talented employees!


Job Duties:

  • Operating an Asphalt Screed
  • Performing routine inspections and preventative maintenance on all equipment
  • Performing other duties on the jobsite when not operating equipment
  • Following all safety protocol

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work outdoors in extreme temperatures
  • Individually lift and carry weights up to 50 lbs.
  • Push and pull weights up to 70 lbs.
  • Observe all safety protocol

Experience/Skills Required:

  • Must have minimum of 3 yrs. experience in the road or construction field, working outdoors in extreme weather
  • Be able to read, understand and write simple sentences, and perform simple mathematical equations

Equipment Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of 3 yrs. experience in operating an Asphalt Screed Paver.