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3 Reasons Why the Asphalt Industry Is the Next Hot Career of Choice

careers in asphalt wolf pavingIt may seem biased for me to talk about the great benefits of working in the asphalt industry, but when you put pen to paper and really look at the exciting opportunities in asphalt, even the biggest skeptics should be convinced!

Take a look at the top three reasons why the asphalt industry may be the perfect fit for you and your skill set.

1. You’ll Leave A Lasting Impression

As members of the asphalt pavement industry, you have the opportunity to become a leader in the construction and maintenance of Wisconsin’s residential driveways, local business asphalt infrastructure and road and highway transportation routes.

The asphalt pavement industry is unique because it offers:

  • Long-lasting, well-paid local jobs
  • Improved community infrastructure
  • Higher standard of living for residents
  • Enhanced economic development
  • Environmentally sustainable products

By choosing a career in the asphalt industry, you’ll leave a lasting impression on residents and tourists alike, and you can take pride in creating something that the community depends upon.

2. You Will Provide A Great Service to the Community

From driveways to highways, Wolf Paving is proud to help families, businesses and municipalities improve and build their asphalt pavement infrastructure. We are passionate about what we do because the asphalt industry is an essential component to business, leisure and everyday life.

Did you know?

  • 3.5 million truck drivers depend on highways to perform their jobs (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • 128.3 million commuters use the highways and roads to get to work daily (Federal Highway Administration, June 2003.)

By choosing a career in the asphalt industry, you’ll be contributing to the infrastructure and framework that so many people depend upon each day. You can take pride in being a part of groundwork of your community, quite literally.

3. You’ll Find a Variety of Career Opportunities

Careers in the asphalt industry are not limited to construction activities. In fact, our workforce includes a variety of job opportunities, ranging from construction to engineering, sales to service, and everything in between.

Some of the positions you can find at a paving company include:

  • Quality Control Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Crew Foreman
  • Plant Operators
  • Crew Technicians
  • Laboratory Personnel

You can learn about our current openings in both Oconomowoc and Sun Prairie on our careers page.

A Day In The Life

Watch our video to learn more about what the average day in the asphalt industry is like, and why so many find the asphalt paving and manufacturing industry to be a rewarding and satisfying career.


Why Choose to Work For Wolf Paving?


For more than 75 years, Wolf Paving has been proud to provide asphalt manufacturing and paving services in Milwaukee and Madison and their surrounding communities. Across the entire Wolf Paving organization, you will find knowledgeable and passionate team members who believe in the value of providing exceptional products and customer service.

At Wolf Paving, our experienced professionals work with each customer to take their paving project full circle from asphalt production to designing, pulverizing, grading, paving and even applying the finishing touches.

By controlling the raw ingredients, Wolf Paving is able to produce any type of asphalt mix to handle unique customer challenges. We own the materials and plants, which allows us to control the entire process and provide our customers with the highest quality custom asphalt mixes.

Questions? If you live or work in the Milwaukee area, call us at 262-965-2121. For the Madison area, call us at 608-249-7931.

If you are ready to contribute to our team of dedicated asphalt professionals paving driveways to highways, Wolf Paving is waiting for your application. Click below to apply now for your next career.

Wolf Paving Careers