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Thomann Asphalt Site Equipment Operator in LANCASTER, New York

Construction Site Operator
Lancaster, NY

Position: Construction Site Operator

Reports to: Site Foreman

Classification: Non-exempt

Date: January 2021


Thomann Asphalt is a family owned full-service asphalt paving company located in Lancaster, NY. Thomann’s extensive experience has kept the paving contractor in business for almost 100 years. The Company’s primary focus is on commercial and industrial paving and site work projects in both the private and public sector. We specialize in parking lot maintenance, including paving, patching, seal coating, crack sealing, drain work, and site work, which includes a full complement of grading, excavating, and utility installation services. We are currently searching for Construction Site Operators to join the team! We have an immediate need for safety-minded operators to perform general labor work which may include machine operation of site equipment and transportation of materials as well as other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

Following safety standards to ensure project security
Safe equipment operation used to assist in preparing the site for finishing
Excavate and backfill sites including, but not limited to trenching for utilities, foundations, curbs, sidewalks, etc. to required grades
Site preparation which includes general labor work, the understanding of grades, efficient time management, and the prevention of possible hazards

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates primarily in an outdoor work environment, in all weather conditions.

Physical Demands

The employee is frequently required to stand and occasionally climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to push, pull, move and lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to climb and descend a flight of stairs as needed.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. Extended hours, nights and weekend work may be necessary based on business needs. While in season the typical work week is approximately 50 hours.


This position requires no regular and customary travel.

AAP/EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all of the activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may be added, deleted, or change at any time with or without notice.


Reliable transportation
Ability to effectively work with minimal supervision but timeliness completion of tasks.
Solid problem-solving skills with the ability to effectively handle multiple tasks at one time
Self-motivated, safety-minded, dependable and detail-oriented
Capable of withstanding rigorous activity for extended periods of time
Adherence to the attendance policy

Required Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED
Class A or B CDL license is a plus
Previous construction and machine operating experience
Previous experience with fine grading and utility work (water, sewer and drainage) is preferred.
OSHA 10-hour certification is preferred but not required