Traffic Control Laborer

Flasher Equipment Company - Jarrell, TX (30+ days ago)3.0


Job purpose

Traffic Control Technician Laborer routinely performs manual labor assisting driver in a truck, delivering, setting up , and picking up Traffic Control Devices for construction work zones and Special Events in various locations where high volume traffic/pedestrians exists; while providing top safety traffic standards and specifications in managing lane closures and road closures.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assists a drivers routine in manual work delivering, picking up and setting up of traffic control devices
  • Works and understand traffic control signs and advisories
  • Obtain, comprehend, and practice of proper traffic control at construction sites including flagging and placement of barricades and cones as per TMUTCD and TXDOT Standard TCP's.
  • Knowledge of traffic laws
  • Performs heavy manual labor duties out doors in extreme weather conditions as needed.
  • Provided minor equipment maintenance such as checking hydraulic/brake fluid, oil, water, transmission and air pressure levels and cleans vehicles
  • Attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of this position
  • Use hand to finger, handle and operate object tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to lift up to 50- 10olbs with help of another person and up to 35-4olbs by oneself
  • Employee is frequently required to walk, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, walk, twist, reach, push, and balance to perform essential job functions and tasks.
  • May work more than 40 hours during the workweek to include holidays and weekends.
  • Must work on various work shifts which consists of day and evening shifts, overnight included, weekend work
  • Working in conditions that are primarily outside with exposure to temperature variations; occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 21years old
  • Possess valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Ability to read, follow and comprehend road traffic diagrams, regulations and instructions in English
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of individuals; face-to-face, or by telephone; always placing the safety 1st as priority.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with high energy co-workers and department heads, and the general public
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to read and comprehend work orders in order to pull materials pertinent to current job.
  • High level of interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to follow company procedures, policies and guidelines at all times.
  • This position is subject to Flasher Equipment Company's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy which includes the following tests: pre-employment, post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return-to-duty, and follow-up testing, and TX DOT physical required to CDL licensee
  • Work experience in a closely related construction field preferred.
  • Ability to operate all types of Flasher Equipment trucks for specific job site requirements.
  • Ability to properly operate assigned equipment to include forklifts, hand equipment and manual/ electric pallet jack.
  • Report vehicle and all equipment malfunctions to supervisor immediately.

Working conditions

  • May work more than 40 hours during the workweek to include holidays and weekends.
  • Work shifts consists of day and evening shifts, overnight included, weekend work
  • Working conditions are primarily outside with exposure to temperature variations; occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals.

Physical requirements

  • Use hand to finger, handle and operate object tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to lift up to 50- 1oolbs with help of another person and up to 35-4o lbs by oneself
  • Employee is frequently required to walk, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, walk, twist, reach, push, and balance to perform essential job functions and tasks.

Direct reports

None

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • General Labor: 1 year (Required)
  • Forklift Operator: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school (Preferred)

Location:

  • Jarrell, TX 76537 (Preferred)

License:

  • Drivers License (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)