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Certified Flagger

Company: Labor Systems
Location: Prescott
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionA Certified Flagger directs traffic for a road construction crew. Certified flaggers are responsible for the effective and safe flow of motorists and construction vehicles through work zones.Job Duties and Tasks for: Certified Flaggers

  • Certified Flaggers must be alert.
  • Certified Flaggers must pay attention to surroundings and ability to demonstrate a sense of authority.
  • Certified Flaggers must have clear and concise communication skills.
  • Certified Flaggers direct movement of traffic through site, using sign, hand, and flag signals.
  • Certified Flagger warns construction workers when approaching vehicle fails to heed signals to prevent accident and injury to workers.
  • Certified Flaggers inform drivers of detour routes through construction sites.
  • Certified Flagger may also give hand marker to last driver in line up of one way traffic for flagger at opposite end of site, signaling clearance for reverse flow of traffic.
  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures.
  • Flaggers often work long and odd hours in a variety of weather conditions that include snow, rain, and extreme heat or cold.
  • Ability to stand 8 – 12 hours a day.
  • Distributes traffic control signs and markers along site and designated pattern.
  • Indicate to motorists to slow down, stop and pass through.
  • Flaggers often work in conjunction with other flaggers, with each standing at opposite ends of the construction area and coordinating traffic flow via communication, either via two way radio or hand signals.
  • At times the will use the assistance of orange barrels, which they place alongside the roadway.
  • Flaggers must possess a good degree of stamina as they often stand for long shifts. At the same time, they must remain alert and keep traffic moving while ensuring the safety of motorists, construction workers, and themselves.
  • A flagger must work well alone and as a member of a group.
  • Certified Flaggers must dress properly with high visible safety clothing, always face oncoming traffic and never turn your back on traffic.

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Keywords: Labor Systems, Prescott , Certified Flagger, Other , Prescott, Arizona

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