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Construction Traffic Control

Location:  Grand Rapids, MI, US, 49053
Company:  Michigan Paving and Materials

 
Job ID:  117751

 

Michigan Paving and Materials, a vertically integrated Oldcastle Inc. company, energetically drives to continually be a leader in our markets in quality construction materials and value added services by employing innovative techniques and customer-centric practices. We believe that our employees are the reason for our success and we focus on their development and advancement opportunities as well as attracting new talent to our organization. We encourage you to learn more by visiting www.michiganpaving.com, www.stoneco.net or our parent company at www.oldcastle.com.

 

Construction Traffic Control Coordinator

 

POSITION SUMMARY:  Completes operations of assigned traffic control/safety projects setting up and taking down lane closures.  Takes direction from the prime contractor, as it relates to project work.   Performs lane closures on state highways and other roadways.  Redirect traffic for workers or survey crews.  Work independently or part of a traffic control crew.  Assemble, deliver, and pick up safety products from job sites.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Operates company trucks to transport materials and equipment to job site
  • Place temporary construction signs in work area
  • Place arrow board or variable message board in work area
  • Place traffic cones and other traffic safety devices in work area
  • Check work zone throughout shift to be sure items are still in their proper location
  • Pick up traffic control items at beginning and end of shift and load into the truck
  • Install, remove and reset delineators, signs, posts and supports
  • Shop work which may include general maintenance and repair of equipment
  • Will perform flagging duties as needed
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • A high school diploma (or equivalent
  • Experience in traffic control set ups is Highly desired.  Certification (from ATSSA) as Worksite Traffic Technician or Supervisor is preferred
  • A valid Driver’s License is required to operate company trucks
  • Must have a clean driving record and be able to pass background check including driving
  • Basic reading/writing ability to comply with road signs, complete paperwork and knowledge of federal motor carrier safety regulations is also required
  • Candidates must possess good knowledge of state and local roadways and have experience with operating delivery vehicles of varying sizes
  • Ability to lift and move up to 75 pounds for long periods of time and knowledge of safety procedures for securing and transporting cargo is essential
  • Must be able to successfully pass a drug test and meet federal DOT requirements
  • Must have some mechanical background/experience
  • Must be able to work nights/weekends as project demands
  • Must be able to be on a rotating on call schedule

 

 

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

 

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Michigan Paving and Materials is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Michigan Paving and Materials is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.

 


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