Posted on 09/09/2017

Traffic Control Specialist - San Antonio

Area Wide Protective - San Antonio, TX

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Job Description

Overview

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN THE AWP TEAM?

 

 

 

 

 

+ 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!

 

 

 

+ Opportunity to travel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job Locations US-TX-San Antonio

 

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Posted Date 9/9/2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Category *Flagging

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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