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    Asphalt Paving Machine Operator

Asphalt Paving Machine Operator Apprenticeship Program

This apprenticeship will provide training in asphalt delivery, placement, compaction, and smoothness for interstate roadways, surface streets, airport runways, and parking lots. Training will include asphalt, aggregate, density moisture gauge, and inertial profiler testing requirements. Additional training will emphasize health and safety requirements related to this unique construction equipment.


Average Salary in New Mexico based on the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).

Who Can Be an Asphalt Paving Machine Operator?

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. A high school diploma, General Educational Development (GED) equivalency, or other high school equivalency credential is recommended. Applicants will be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the apprenticeship program, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of the individual or others. Applicants must pass a drug test/screen upon acceptance into the program or prior to being employed.

Program Sponsor

Associated Contractors of New Mexico
6135 Edith Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Brian Legan
505-344-2072 Ext. 19

To obtain general information about registered apprenticeship, please fill out the form below and a representative from the State Apprenticeship Office will contact you by email.

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