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Northwoods Paving Asphalt Plant Operator in Ashland, Wisconsin


Northwoods Paving, established in 1992, is a family-owned asphalt production and placement company headquartered in Ashland, WI. The company is part of a larger, family-owned organization and national leader in asphalt paving with resources and opportunities throughout the Midwest region. Like any road base installation, Northwoods Paving employees form the foundation of our business. Our entrepreneurial culture thrives on a diverse mix of abilities – allowing us to create innovative solutions while opening doors in new and emerging markets. We want everyone on our tight-knit team to play an active role in growing our business, and we encourage our team members to share their ideas and help shape our future. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible, and down-to-earth. We do not ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it. Our reputation for ethical behavior enables us to attract and retain the best talent and loyal customers Northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan has to offer. To learn about our team, visit us at:


The asphalt plant operator will repair and maintain the electrical and mechanical components of a hot mix asphalt plant as well as operate the plant to produce hot mix asphalt. This position reports to the asphalt plant foreman and is an essential part of the asphalt plant team to ensure providing the highest quality hot mix asphalt to our customers.

On the job training will provide opportunities to increase knowledge and skills to grow professionally and be valued team member.

This position is a full-time seasonal, working April through November (weather permitting). This position requires working overtime and some Saturdays. Local and regional travel opportunities are available.


  • Mechanical and/or electrical experience preferred

  • Great candidates include:

    • Heavy Duty Mechanic/Fabricator
  • Welding experience

  • Electricians with control experience

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

  • Physical ability to work in all seasonal weather and environmental conditions

  • Ability to listen and take direction from others while being a team player and helping to train less experienced employees


    We prioritize the safety and wellness of our road construction processes by following the Company’s safety programs and policies, thus mitigating risk and improving overall productivity of the projects with safety at the forefront.


    Benefit package is offered through the Union. Benefits include medical, dental and a pension plan.

    EOE, including disability/vets