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Asphalt Paving Technician


Asphalt Paving Technician Program teaches a student to operate machines that lay, screed, rake, compact or mill surface materials in highway and road construction with the aid of stakes and level gauges.

Asphalt Paving Technician's can also expect to be responsible for the basic maintenance of equipment, safety standards, and the compliance of markers. As a student taking the Asphalt Paving Technician Program, you will get the opportunity to learn the operations of an Asphalt Paver, Compactor, and an Asphalt Screed. The Asphalt Paving Technician program will generally take 1 year to complete.

Careers

Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators
Wage: $36,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 9.0%
Self Employed: 1.8%
Unemployment Rate: 14.3%
Employed Part Time: 4.6%

Education Requirements:
Moderate-term on-the-job training