• Traffic Control Specialist - Terre Haute, IN

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/26/2018 1:10 PM)
    Job Locations
    US-IN-Terre Haute | US-IN-Terre Haute
    Category
    *Flagging
    Pay Rate
    USD $11.00/Hr.
  • Overview

    WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN THE AWP TEAM?

    • Earn up to a $2/hour raise in your first year!
    • Enhanced SAFETY bonus program.
    • No experience necessary. We will train you!
    • Training is offered to all employees to maintain our high safety standards and provide advancement opportunities.
    • Job stability! We are America’s traffic control leader.
    • Professional development and promotions with increased pay.
    • Ability to transfer to another facility. We are located in 18 states and are still growing!

    Responsibilities

    WHAT DOES A TRAFFIC CONTROL SPECIALIST/FLAGGER DO?

    • Safely control the movement of vehicular traffic through work zones using a Stop/Slow paddle.
    • Protect the lives of motorists, pedestrians, customers, co-workers and themselves in work zones.
    • Maintain a consistent and unrelenting focus on safety throughout all job functions.
    • Warn workers when approaching vehicle fails to heed signals to prevent accident and injury to workers.
    • Perform pre-trip and post-trip vehicle/equipment inspections.
    • Position temporary work zones using advance warning signs, traffic cones, barrels and other equipment.
    • Load and unload AWP company truck with equipment.
    • Drive the AWP company truck to and from the work sites.
    • Keep equipment and AWP company trucks well organized and in working order.
    • Be professional and courteous treating customers, including agitated drivers, as if each is a member of our family.
    • Provide on-time arrival and a safe work zone.
    • Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations.
    • Maintain constant communication with work crew and co-workers using 2 way radios or other means of communication.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    • Wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including hard hat, eye protection, reflective vest, gloves and steel-toed boots.
    • High level of stamina to drive constant physical effort, including standing on cement and various surfaces for extended periods of time, possibly as much as 8-12 hours per day.
    • Sitting is NOT permitted in active work zones.
    • Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions and environments with exposure to dust, dirt, and loud noises.

    Qualifications

    WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS TO BECOME A TRAFFIC CONTROL SPECIALIST/FLAGGER?

    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
    • Provide and maintain valid Driver’s License with acceptable driving history
    • Negative drug test as well as acceptable criminal background check
    • Willingness to complete and successfully pass 1 week of classroom training to include, but not limited to, ATSSA Certification, CPR/First Aid Certification, Drug-Free Workplace, defensive driving
    • Positive, safety-conscious attitude
    • Ability to recognize what a driver is going to do, how he/she will react to being stopped or slowed down, whether or not he/she intends to speed up in defiance of the flagger
    • Ability to calm rather than pour gasoline on frustrated drivers’ hot tempers
    • Flexible availability
    • Team player

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