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  • 1) Drives heavy rolling machine to compact earth fills, subgrades, flexible base, and bituminous surface to grade specifications preparatory to construction of highways, streets, and runways: Moves levers, depresses pedals, turns handwheels, and pushes throttle to control and guide machine.

  • 2) Drives machine in successive overlapping passes over surface to be compacted.

  • 3) Determines speed and direction of machine, based on knowledge of compressibility of material under changing temperatures, so that ridges are not formed by excessive pressure.

  • 4) Pushes hand roller and pounds surfaces, using hand tamp, or guides portable power roller over areas not accessible to road roller.

  • 5) May be designated according to surface rolled as Road-Roller Operator, Hot Mix; Subgrade-Roller Operator; or according to source of power used as Diesel-Roller Operator; Gas-Roller Operator.




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DOT:   859.683-030

Job Number: 8483