road construction worker


Road construction workers perform road construction on earthworks, substructure works and the pavement section of the road. They cover the compacted soil with one or more layers. Road construction workers usually lay a stabilising bed of sand or clay first before adding asphalt or concrete slabs in order to finish a road.

Scope notes

Includes people working with road roller operators. 
 Excludes people performing activities which involve pouring concrete to serve as a road surface.

Alternative label

  • road paviour

  • civil engineering project worker

  • rad construction worker

  • surfacing worker

  • road paver

  • rod construction worker

  • road costruction worker

  • paver

  • road construction operative

  • road construction project worker

  • construction worker on roads

  • highway construction worker

  • road construction worcker

  • road constructinn worker

  • roading construction worker

  • highways

  • runway construction worker

  • worker

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


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