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Vector Force Development Traffic Control Flagger in Grandview, Missouri

Traffic Control Flagger Grandview, MO 64030

Company Summary:Vector is a leader in the construction support services industry involved in utility construction, public works inspection, traffic management, vacuum technology and workforce services across the country. Vector is a Veteran-Owned Business and has received national recognition from the US Department of Labor for its commitment to hiring and retaining veterans. With a presence already in 20 states, Vector is expanding and growing ceaselessly. We are always seeking motivated, talented people to join our dynamic team. Visit vectorservicesus.com or vectorforcedevelopment.com for details.

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Flagger must have the ability to perform routine manual and semi-skilled work in the underground construction industry. Responsible for the equipment used in their day-to-day operations. This position may operate a variety of hand and power tools. It is our policy to provide and maintain safe and healthful working conditions for all employees and make a positive impact on the environment. Pay will depend on experience. This is full-time with benefits. The company yard is located in Grandview, but the position requires you to travel to work sites throughout the Kansas City area.

Must have a valid Driver’s License. You will not be considered if you do not have a valid driver's license. A pre-employment MVR check will be done.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: *(Based upon level of position, not all functions may apply)

  • Performs traffic control and flagging activities as needed; follows safety rules and regulations on all work zone and flagging sites, including placing signs, barricades, traffic cones and other warning devices; safely controlling vehicular, pedestrian and construction traffic movements in a work area; duties may vary according to job assignment.

  • Required to operate pickups and flatbed trucks (not requiring a commercial driver’s license), and miscellaneous hand tools in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures; conducts routine equipment maintenance and daily equipment inspections according to standards.

  • Complete daily logs (vehicle, time, project, etc.) timely and accurately.

  • Maintain a clean job site: pick up all tools and equipment and secure the job site each day in order to eliminate potential hazards.

  • Material handling and storage.

  • Load and unload trucks, and haul and lift materials.

  • Ensure that tasks are completed in accordance with all applicable company, local, state, and federal rules and regulations.

  • Effectively communicate problems or concerns to the Lead, Foreman, Project Supervisor, or Safety Manager.

  • Required to operate pickups and flatbed trucks (not requiring a commercial driver’s license), and miscellaneous hand tools in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures; conducts routine equipment maintenance and daily equipment inspections according to standards.

  • Complete daily logs (vehicle, time, project, etc.) timely and accurately.

  • Maintain a clean job site: pick up all tools and equipment and secure the job site each day in order to eliminate potential hazards.

  • Material handling and storage.

  • Load and unload trucks, and haul and lift materials.

  • Ensure that tasks are completed in accordance with all applicable company, local, state, and federal rules and regulations.

  • Effectively communicate problems or concerns to the Lead, Foreman, Project Supervisor or Safety Manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Firm knowledge of proper use of equipment, materials and supplies used in traffic operations related to heavy/highway construction work.

  • Some knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.

  • Ability to work independently and in groups in order to complete daily activities according to work schedule.

  • Ability to repeatedly lift and carry heavy objects (75+ pounds), walk and stand for long periods of time, and perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions.

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

  • Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely.

  • Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions.

  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.

  • Ability to professionally interact with supervisors, project supervisors, coworkers, public, subordinate employees, other contractors, project owners and their agents.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 1-2 years’ experience in traffic control that demonstrates the knowledge and ability to perform the work.

  • Willingness and ability to perform manual work following verbal and written instructions.

  • Current ATSSA Flagger certification preferred.

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License. You will not be considered if you do not have a valid driver's license.

  • Ability to work flexible hours and overtime. Standard work days are Monday through Friday with some Saturdays, and possible night work.

Work Environment:

  • Regularly works near moving traffic and machines and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry objects, use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue, and to effectively jump, sprint, or throw an object.

  • Requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands), and multi-limb coordination.

  • Noise level is generally loud.

  • Must be able to quickly move arms and legs.

  • Excellent stamina is required.

  • This position requires the ability to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Must be able for extended periods of time to perform any and all of the following: stand, walk, jog, climb, kneel, squat, bend at the waist, grasp and hold various tools and objects with both hands.

Pay is $15.97 per hour, after 90 days $18.83.This position will be a member of United Steelworkers Union.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans. This position may be subject to the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) drug & alcohol testing regulations as outlined in 49 CFR Part 382 and/or 49 CFR Part 199.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.97 per hour

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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