Traffic Control Specialist/Flagger - Greensboro

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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Area Wide Protective Greensboro, NC

Company
Area Wide Protective
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
4331530ac17ac599e89d6c27a047475b
AJE Ref #
575927927
Location
Greensboro, NC
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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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!

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.