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Hamm Hamm - Asphalt Laborer - $1,000 Sign-On Bonus in Perry, Kansas

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Department: Asphalt

Reports to: Site Foreman

Pay: Commensurate upon experience

Position Summary:

Seeking dedicated people with the desire to learn and build a career while exceeding the highest quality and safety standards. Asphalt laborers will ensure safe, efficient, and proper navigation of paving operations and assist in the maintenance of roadways. Must be willing to travel within NE Kansas as work demands.

Essential Functions:

  • Set out signs and cones around work areas to divert traffic.

  • Direct vehicle traffic and flag motorists to warn them of road work ahead.

  • Operate pilot vehicle to direct live vehicle traffic.

  • Erect, install, or repair road shoulders, berms, highway markers, and warning signals using hand tools and power tools.

  • Remove litter and debris from roadways, including debris from rock.

  • Dump, spread, and tamp asphalt to repair joints and patch broken pavement.

  • Measure and mark locations for installation of markers, using tape, string, or chalk.

  • Paint traffic control lines and place pavement traffic messages, by hand or using machines.

  • Clean equipment or facilities.

  • Pour materials into or on designated areas.

  • Spread concrete or other aggregate mixtures onto surfaces.

  • Dismantle equipment or temporary structures.

  • Additional duties as assigned by Supervisor.


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 talk, hear, 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 works in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to airborne particles. The employee works alongside live traffic conditions and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Why work for us:

At Hamm we value worker safety and well-being above all else. Through training, employee development, and your own personal drive, Hamm will help you achieve your work-life goals. Whether you choose a career in Aggregates, Waste Management, Ready Mix, Asphalt, or Construction, you and Hamm Companies will do the essential work to build a brighter future. Come work for Hamm and be a part of the leading construction materials company in the Midwest.