Roller Operators are the smooth surface creators! They operate rollers to compact and flatten surfaces, such as roads and foundations. With their expertise, they ensure stable and durable construction surfaces that withstand heavy loads and weather conditions.
What does this job involve?
Operating a range of rollers to compact surfaces
Understanding different soils and construction materials to achieve required compaction standards
Ensuring surfaces are properly prepared for compaction
Adjusting roller settings for effective compaction
Following specific patterns for optimal compaction results
Adhering to safety guidelines during machine operation
Conducting regular maintenance checks on the roller
Coordinating with construction or road crews as needed
Ensuring compacted surfaces meet density and smoothness standards
How do I get into this career?
To become a Civil Construction Roller Operator, you usually complete a traineeship. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10.