Road & Bridge Flaggers
Company: La Plata County
Posted on: May 15, 2022
CLASS TITLE: FLAGGER
DEPARTMENT: ROAD AND BRIDGE
FLSA STATUS: N
REPORTS TO: TRAFFIC CONTROL SUPERVISOR
JOB SUMMARY: Maintains and operates light equipment used in the
operation of County road maintenance and construction projects.
Performs road maintenance on roads as necessary.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Essential functions may include any of the
following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The
list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is
intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties
and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform
all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional,
position-specific tasks. Reasonable accommodations, as defined
under the American with Disabilities Act, will be made when
possible. Provide traffic services which includes setting of
appropriate sign(s) and traffic control devices per the Manual of
Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) in roadway work zones. Provides and
locates appropriate sign and traffic devices in work area and
routes traffic in road construction work zones. Places and removes
traffic counters. Operates light equipment to include power broom,
mover and other related equipment. Checks and reports on damage of
County roads and road signs. Assists with road striping, drives
pilot car, cleans and refills striper as needed. Performs road sign
maintenance and installation. Replaces signs; makes signs, cuts
posts and attaches signs; installs signs. Provides information to
motoring and non-motoring public regarding detours and general road
construction. Provides clear and understandable driver guidance to
motoring public including operation of pilot vehicle.. Checks and
reports on damage of County roads and road signs. Assists with road
striping, drives pilot car. Performs other related duties as
assigned. Regular and predictable attendance is required.
MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED: Truck (Standard Transmission) Two Way
Radio Hand Tools Power Broom
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Education and Experience: High
School diploma or GED; or, Any combination of education, training
and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and
abilities to perform the essential functions of the job; Licenses
and Certifications: Valid Driver's License Colorado Department of
Transportation or ATSSA Flagger Certificate preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of: Traffic safety/construction work zones. All
applicable safety rules and regulations for operation of light
construction equipment. Safe use of a variety of hand tools used in
the construction/maintenance of roads and road signs.
Skill in: Communicating clearly and effectively, orally and in
writing. Operation, maintenance, and performance of routine repairs
of assigned equipment.
Ability to: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety
rules, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals,
and so forth. Ability to deal with problems involving several
concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to safely
operate all assigned equipment. Working Conditions and Physical
Demands: While performing the essential functions of this position
the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical
parts, extreme cold, wet or humid conditions, work in high
precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather
conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical
shock. While performing the essential functions of this job the
employee is also frequently required to sit, use hands to finger,
handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance,
stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and lift and/or move up to 50
pounds. While performing the essential functions of this job the
employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move more than 100
pounds. Working time may require irregular hours, on-call status,
and/or shift times. The incumbent's working conditions are
typically loud to very loud. $16.32/hour. Deadline 4 PM 5/8/22.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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