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Flagger

Company: Tri-State Paving
Location: Charleston
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary: Flagger controls and directs movement of vehicular traffic through roadway construction sites using sign, hand, and flag signals. Warns construction workers when approaching vehicle fails to heed signals to prevent accident and injury to workers. Informs drivers of detour routes through construction sites. Flaggers are responsible for public safety and all highway workers. The position may assist other craft workers within restraints of physical requirements.Work Schedule: Monday-Friday / Start time 6:30 AM / Overtime and occasional weekends required.Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Stands in position at the site and watches for road traffic to protect equipment and employees;
  • Assists in the placement, moving and dismantling of signs, barricades, cones and other traffic control devices;
  • Controls signaling devices and apparatus to safely direct traffic through crossing;
  • Receives and communicates specific instructions clearly, firmly and courteously;
  • Moves and maneuvers quickly to avoid danger from errant vehicles;
  • Controls signaling devices (such as paddles and flags) in order to provide clear and positive guidance to drivers approaching traffic control zone;
  • Understands and applies safe traffic control practices, sometimes in stressful or emergency situations;
  • Recognize dangerous traffic situations and warns workers in sufficient time to avoid injury;
  • Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in heavy/highway and other construction projects;
  • Performs manual work in preparing surfaces for paving and/or concrete;
  • Wears required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times;
  • Practices workplace safety continually; and
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.Qualifications:
    • ATSSA Flagger certificate;
    • One-year asphalt/paving experience;
    • Must be able to follow OSHA safety standards and be safety conscious;
    • Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties;
    • 18 years or older and legally able to work in the United States;
    • Must be able to take both oral and written orders, instructions, and guidance from supervisors and managers;
    • Must be committed to contributing to a culture of safety, looking out for yourself and others;
    • Active and valid driver's license with acceptable driving history as determined at the sole discretion of the company; and
    • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen and acceptable driving history as determined at the sole discretion of the company.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $14.00 per hourExperience:
      • Flagging: 1 year (Required)License/Certification:
        • Driver's License (Required)
        • ATSSA Flagger Certification (Required)Willingness to travel:
          • 25% (Required)Work Location:
            • One locationWork Remotely:
              • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Tri-State Paving, Charleston , Flagger, Other , Charleston, West Virginia

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