Flagger

PeopleReady | Petersburg, VA

Posted Date 7/24/2020
Description
  • Industry: Construction
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Morning
  • Location: Petersburg, VA
  • Job Perks:
    Starts Immediately


Have you ever been driving and passed by a worker holding a flag for a traffic or construction site? Many drivers and commuters are likely to have seen flaggers at their jobsites. These are the personnel who control vehicle traffic to build a safe environment for construction/repair projects, such as those involving roadways or parking lots. As a flagger, you would help notify drivers of the need for reduced speeds or restricted lane flow. As such, you'd play a key role in crafting and maintaining safe construction sites. PeopleReady is now hiring a Flagger who can bring a positive and dedicated attitude to the jobsite. If this sounds like you, we would love for you to apply above.

Responsibilities

    • Working with construction team to establish safe movement of traffic around construction zone, in accordance with safety regulations
    • Flagging motorists to warn them of obstacles or repair work ahead
    • Taking ownership of keeping work zone and passing cars safe
    • May need to place signs, barricades, traffic cones, and other warning devices- duties will vary according to job assignment
    • Directing traffic flow using Department of Transportation regulations
    • Responding to emergencies as directed and performing tasks in the interest of public safety and property protection during emergencies

Qualifications & Experience

    • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
    • Communication skills required - flaggers remain in constant contact with the crew
    • Able to remain in a stationary position for long periods at a time
    • Possess a valid flagger certification - PeopleReady will help provide this training

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