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Cornejo Asphalt Equipment Operator in Wichita, Kansas

$18 to $22 hourly

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for daily operation of asphalt paving equipment including a screed, roller, and paver. Seeking dedicated people with desire to learn and build a career while exceeding the highest quality of safety standards.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate the paver, roller, screed, and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.

  • Make normal operating adjustments for obtaining proper depth, grade and finished cross section.

  • May perform other related duties to include adding or removing screed extensions.

  • May occasionally operate paving equipment, including: power broom, plate compactor, paving machine, shuttle buggy and/or vibratory roller.

  • Maintain, oil, grease, service and make normal operating adjustments to equipment.

  • Other miscellaneous duties include but not limited to; equipment maintenance, assisting foreperson and/or crew members as needed.

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, inspectors, engineers, and the general public at all times.

  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.

  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

  • Report to the assigned job site in proper attire and ready to begin work at the designated start time;

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in company policy and OSHA/MSHA regulations.

  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Asphalt paving equipment operator experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of welding and general mechanics preferred.

  • High school education or GED equivalent.

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear. The employee is regularly required to sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and bend. The employee must regularly lift and/or move from 1 to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

    Work Environment:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions and is exposed to airborne particles. The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

    Why work for us:

    Cornejo is an ever-growing company founded on solid family values. We maintain an excellent relationship with the Wichita community and strive to provide the best possible materials and services in our industry. To do that, we employ passionate and talented individuals who are dedicated, dependable, and ready to make a difference.

    Cornejo & Sons LLC offers a competitive hourly rate and benefits including: medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Paid vacation, holidays, and competitive 401(k) plan.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities, Women and Veterans encouraged to apply.