Paving & Aggregates

Lute-man with CDL A or B

Position Summary:

The Asphalt Lute Person primary function is to use the lute rake to straighten asphalt joints and for hand working areas the paving machine is unable to reach. The Asphalt Lute Person is required to perform daily maintenance on tools and to ensure all tools are stored properly at the end of each shift. In addition, the Asphalt Lute Person is expected to assist in the general operation of each job site.

Responsibilities: 

  • Must be on site at scheduled start time and be present for the daily huddle and weekly Tool Box Talks
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all Middlesex safety policies and procedures
  • Must be able to identify potential hazards and assist in maintaining a safe work environment
  • Cleaning excess asphalt off tools and equipment
  • Assist with MOT set up and flagging operations
  • Set up and maintenance of erosion control
  • Assist in the loading and unloading of tools and equipment
  • Able to effectively shovel and lute asphalt and push a wheelbarrow
  • General clean up around job site
  • Checking and maintaining grade stakes
  • Set up and maintenance of traffic control aids
  • Operating rollers, power brooms, tamps, and skid steer loaders, and any other equipment the employee is able to operate
  • Driving pick-ups, flatbeds, water trucks, and sand trucks;
  • Be sure assigned equipment is properly maintained and kept clean at all times
  • Assist in daily project inspection prior to departing, to ensure work is complete with the highest quality and all cleanup is complete

Qualifications:

  • Safety and quality orientated
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Maintain good health status and flexibility to bend, push, pull, stoop and/or twist
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Team Player with good interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented

Necessary Attributes: 

  • Must possess the ability to adapt to different personalities and management styles
  • Team player and with strong interpersonal and verbal skills
  • Reliance on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Dedicated and hard working

The Middlesex Corporation is an “Equal Opportunity Employer—Minorities, Females, Veterans and Disabled Persons”


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