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Job Description

V.E. Whitehurst & Sons, Inc. is seeking Asphalt Paving Crewmen.
Potential work areas include Levy, Alachua, Marion, Bradford, Union, and Columbia Counties.

Job Requirements


  • English (Required)
  • Clean Driver’s License (Required)
  • Ability to Pass Drug Test (Required)
  • US Work Authorization (Required)
  • One to three years, or more of industry-related experience, with a focus on asphalt paving of roads and highways a plus, but not required
  • Previous experience as an Asphalt Crewman a plus, but not required


Full Job Description:

  • Prepare construction sites by cleaning and eliminating potential hazards.
  • Use rakes, shovels, or other tools to handle asphalt, gravel, dirt, and other materials.
  • Assist equipment operators by signaling and facilitating alignment, movement, or adjustment of machinery, equipment, or materials.
  • Load, unload, and identify materials or tools as per project plans or specifications.
  • Measure, mark, or record openings or distances to accurately layout work areas.
  • Continually inspect the work site for potential hazards or safety concerns, and immediately report any potential safety or equipment issues to the foreman.
  • Notify the supervisor of any equipment repair needs.
  • Perform proper pre-start and daily maintenance, including lubrication of equipment.
  • Maintain cleanliness and proper maintenance of equipment daily.
  • Operate equipment safely and appropriately.
  • Follow directions from the foreman and superintendents.
  • Adjust control wheels, handles, and pedals to operate machinery and control attachments.
  • Understand production and quantity requirements.
  • Ability to understand work directions and communicate effectively with supervisors and colleagues.
  • Regular proximity to heavy equipment and moving machinery.
  • Exposure to substances commonly found on construction sites, such as oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel.
  • Responsible for safe work environments and complying with state, federal, and OSHA safety standards.
  • Erect or dismantle temporary structures, such as signs, traffic barricades, cones, etc.
  • Adhere to processes and procedures.
  • Perform incidental work items and duties within other crafts, as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to perform manual labor incidental to the assigned task.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Ability to walk frequently on uneven surfaces, exposed to varying weather conditions.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to frequently ascend or descend ladders, and stairs using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to climb, bend, stoop, and squat frequently.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees.
  • Ability to work long hours out-of-doors, in changing environmental/weather conditions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively using speaking, hearing, writing, and vision skills.
  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment, such as hearing protectors, steel toe boots, and other safety items as necessary.
Additional Information


  • Compensation based upon experience
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k, with employer match
  • Vacation Pay

V.E. Whitehurst & Sons, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law.

V.E. Whitehurst & Sons, Inc. is a drug-free workplace.