Traffic Flagger

Shenandoah Valley, Rappahannock River, ​​Mid-Atlantic Piedmont region

Job # 6082-4

Date posted - 2021-12-18

 

Joining PlatoCom:

Platocom is currently looking for Crew Members, including ATSSA certified flaggers, to join our team to support America's initiatives for Rural Broadband Deployment. The deployment takes place along power lines.

 

When you join PlatoCom, you are joining a team of hardworking individuals who are determined to help rural communities get the infrastructure, and broadband speed, they deserve. We are founded on the principles of offering affordable, high-speed broadband to every household in rural America.

The Job:

As an entry-level crew member (traffic flagger), you will assist with setting up construction work zones. Keeping our communities moving is an essential job and you will ensure the safety of our client, the public, your crew, and yourself.

 

Your responsibilities are:

 

  • Controls movement of vehicular traffic through construction projects.

  • Assess & develop traffic routing plans, type, & location of control points with supervisor/customer.

  • Distributes traffic control signs & markers around the site in designated patterns.

  • Controls movement of traffic through the site using sign, hand, & flag signals.

  • Warns construction workers when approaching vehicles fail to heed signals to prevent accidents & injuries to workers.

  • Informs drivers of detour routes through construction sites.

  • Provide the highest level of customer service to all customers. Includes on-time arrival & well-managed work zones.

  • Drive Company vehicles as needed.

  • Working Environment/Physical Demands

  • Work is performed outdoors at construction sites dealing with inclement weather.

  • Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist, or lifting as required.

  • Require standing for long periods of time.

 

Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Comfortable standing 8-12 hours per day, walking 1-2 miles per day in all types of weather conditions.

  • Proper lifting techniques are required which may include lifting up to 50 pounds.

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States.

  • Reliable transportation to and from work.

 

Education:

 

High School or GED required. 

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Pay.

 

PlatoCom is proud to be an equal opportunity employer who knows that diversity only makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that fosters a sense of belonging to a team. Every day we strive to make the lives of the people in the areas where we work and serve, better! Our goal is for every team member to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best, as we do every day.

 

We are looking forward to reviewing your application.