Job Description

Replacement Heavy Equipment Operator (2021 Paving Season) – Traverse City, MI

Join Rieth-Riley as a replacement worker and help our team Pave the Road to Success! With over a century of providing products and services, Rieth-Riley's asphalt paving experience expands throughout the construction markets for highway, roadway, aviation, commercial, industrial, residential, and track paving projects. Join a team of motivated, highly qualified individuals who are committed to the success of each and every project.


Operate heavy equipment in a safe, efficient and proper manner to achieve a quality finished product in the paving process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ability to operate various pieces of heavy equipment such as asphalt pavers, asphalt rollers, asphalt plants, front-end loaders, graders, dozers, excavators, and skid steers.

  • Perform general maintenance and inspection on the equipment.


  • High school diploma or (GED)

  • (3) to five (5) years of operating heavy equipment preferred

  • Clean driving record and ability to obtain a CDL.

  • Must have a "Safety First" attitude

  • Must follow all Safety Practices, Policies and Procedures

  • Must be able to work outdoors in all seasons

  • Be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends and unexpected longer hours when necessary

  • Be a Team player


  • Base Wage $ 34.25 per hour

  • Vacation $ 5.00 per hour

  • 401k (company contribution) $ 10.10 per hour

    • Includes health care coverage for employee and family
  • Applies to all hours on all projects worked

It is the policy of Rieth-Riley to assure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, citizen status, and/or any other applicable legally recognized protected class under local, state or federal law. Such action shall include: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training. Further, Rieth-Riley will make reasonable efforts to accommodate the religious observations and practices of employees, unless to do so would cause Rieth-Riley an undue hardship.

Individuals with disabilities that require reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application process should contact Rieth-Riley's Human Resources Department by phone 574-875-5183 or by email


Company Info

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Rieth-Riley Construction Company
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