FULL TIME – TEMP TO HIRE STARTING WAGE IS $17/HR WITH MERIT AND ANNUAL RAISES
EMPLOYEE MUST BE ABLE TO OCCASIONALLY WORK OUT OF TOWN FOR 1 TO 2 WEEKS AT A TIME. MUST BE ABE TO WORK A FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULE DURING BUSY SEASON. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK LATE OR IRREGULAR HOURS AND UP TO 14 HOURS A DAY IN BUSY SEASON. PAID HOTEL AND PER DIEM WHEN WORKING OUT OF TOWN
NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED – CANDIDATE MUST HAVE GREAT ATTENDANCE, KNOWLEDGE IN CONSTRUCTION FIELD AND TAKE PRIDE IN THEIR WORK. PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IN ROAD CONSTRUCTION IS A PLUS.
MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK, PHYSICAL AND DRUG SCREEN
Set up and maintain barricades in accordance with department instructions. Based on experience, may be involved in striping operations according to department priorities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.
Safely load and unload Traffic Control Equipment according to department standards.
Place traffic control devices correctly to assure traffic moves through construction and maintenance zones safely, duties may vary according to job assignment.
Perform temporary and permanent striping per Traffic control plan.
Perform maintenance on Traffic Control equipment and inform management of any safety concerns or problems.
With proper training will be able to read, understand and follow Traffic Control plan, maps and records to assure that the Traffic Control equipment are in the proper positions on the project.
Maintain safety standards as instructed.
Will be required to operate a company vehicle. Requires a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.
Demonstrates continuous effort to improve efficiency.
Work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality customer service. Other duties as assigned.
Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the desirable knowledge, skills and abilities. Previous experience in the traffic control field is helpful.
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, city directories, road maps, load tickets, SDS sheets and memos. Ability to write routine correspondence or documentation as needed.
Basic math skills–addition, subtraction, multiplication and division needed.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must have a valid NE Driver’s license with a good driving record to meet insurability requirements to drive company vehicles.
Other Skills and Abilities:
Must have good interactive skills to be able to deal with the public, co-workers, supervisors, and Inspectors. Must meet insurability for driving requirements of the company vehicles. Previously demonstrated leadership skills to assist in project coordination, support and direction are very important. Knowledge of safe and efficient operation of hand and power tools—shovels, handheld power tools, etc
Must be able to work a flexible work schedule during busy season. Must be able to work late or irregular hours. Must understand and maintain the internal and external customer service responsibilities of the position. Must be able to be out of town for 1 to 2 weeks at a time. Must be able to work a flexible work schedule during busy season. Must be able to work late or irregular hours.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, use hands and fingers to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift sandbags and/or move up to 75 pounds to shoulder height (48”), there may be times that lifting 25 lbs overhead is required. Additionally, the employee will carry sandbags a distance of 50 feet. The employee will step up to a 24” step. Must be able to climb in and out of a truck. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must wear protective devices as required by the company safety policy in the performance of the job.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions (may be extreme hot and cold). The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts, vehicles, minimal amount of non-hazardous dust daily and fumes or other possible airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud to very loud. Must be flexible regarding the work assigned and the constant changes which may impact a project. This is a non-smoking campus.
Condition of Employment:
Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements. Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens (if required) are required as conditions of employment