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Traffic Control Coordinator/Supervisor


San Antonio, TX, US, 78257

Company:  Texas Materials


Job ID:  150364


Texas Materials is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier, which is A CRH Company, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Texas Materials is part of CRH's growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide. 


Position Overview

Under general supervision of project Foreman, sets up and assists all traffic control and work zones for each department.  Responsible for the intersection and verification of traffic control plans submitted by all contractors working within city limits to meet minimum requirements set up by State DOT specifications, manual on uniform traffic control devices (MUTCD), Federal Highway Administration and the American Traffic Safety Services Association.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Draws up and submits traffic control plans for project operations to various departments, State DOT, respective counties, using G.I.S. maps and symbols for major road closures or when working on any state road within the city.
  • Develops and maintains a traffic control center with a traffic control vehicle to set up work site signing, channelizing devices, arrow boards and class I, II, III for work site operation barricades in daily use and emergency situations.
  • Prepares traffic control specifications for all in-street construction projects which details methods and means of street and pedestrian access to project work sites during all phases.  Specifications may control order and methods of construction; monitors and inspects projects to certify they meet traffic control standards and safety requirements.
  • Prepares and conducts training classes regarding proper use of flagger’s safety manual for flagger certification and work zone signing.
  • Inspects work sites at least daily with a view to detecting and immediately correcting deficiencies in traffic control devices and their applications which may occur with the passage of time.
  • Monitors and notifies responsible party(s) of potentially hazardous conditions relating to motorists or pedestrians that need to be corrected.
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.  Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA.
  • Reliable attendance is essential to performance in this role.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Perform related duties as required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations, using some combination of skills and abilities.



  • Minimum high school/general education degree (GED) required plus five (5) years of work experience in heavy highway construction and traffic control planning and inspection or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience which produces the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
    Work Requirements
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and able to safely drive a vehicle.
  • Regular required attendance and reporting ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as per company policy.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.
  • Certification from the training course for work site traffic supervisors sponsored by the American Traffic Safety Services Association or AR DOT.
  • Must possess a valid CDL.
  • Certification from AR DOT Training Course for traffic control supervisors.
  • Performs duties on trouble truck and must be generally available and respond to emergency “call outs” at any time of day, year-round, regardless of weather conditions.
    Knowledge/Skill Requirements
  • Knowledge of construction methods, materials and traffic control devices used in streets and utilities construction and maintenance projects within public right-of-way.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Federal Highway Administration Work Zone Control Manual on uniform traffic control devices and modern traffic control methods as they pertain to construction in the public right-of-way.
  • Ability to keep daily computer reports and provide printouts of all work zone records and inventory reports; ability to write, prepare and edit reports and specifications, and to make presentations to large and small groups.
  • Ability to perform as an expert witness when called upon; ability to make decisions in the field with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to direct proper channeling devices and construction signing to guide traffic safety through and/or around work site to avoid property damage or injury to public or personnel.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, contractors, other departments and the public; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
    Tools and Equipment Used
  • Computer including word processing, spreadsheets, and database software; motor vehicle; phone; radio; fax and copy machine.
    Physical Requirements
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work is performed primarily outdoors.  Work is required in the inspection of various land use developments, construction sites, or public works facilities.  Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finer, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Climb: Occasionally, to ascend/descend three point entries into cab of equipment.
  • Lift: Occasionally, for exertion of physical strength to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds from one level to another.
  • Carry: Occasionally, to hold or rest weighted objects up to 50 pounds directly on hands, arms, shoulders, or back while walking from one location to another.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Bend: Occasional flexion of the upper trunk forward while standing and knees extended or knees flexed when sitting.
  • Push/Pull: Occasional Exertion of force on or against object up to 50 pounds to move it from one location to another.
  • Kneel: Occasionally maintain the body in an erect posture while resting body weight on one or both knees.
  • Stoop: Occasional flexion of the upper body forward at the waist with partial flexion of the knee while standing.
  • Twist: Occasionally using hand tools such as wrenches and screwdrivers.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Noise: sufficient noise, either constant or intermittent, to cause marked distraction or possible injury to sense of hearing.
  • Fumes: vaporous emissions, usually odorous, thrown off as the result of combustion or chemical reaction.
  • Gases: carbon monoxide and ozone.
  • Dust: airborne particles of any kind such as dust.
  • Hazards: closeness to moving mechanical parts; slipping while ascending/descending equipment cab; exposure to high temperatures during the summer and cold temperatures during the winter.
  • Protection: required to wear hard hat, safety glasses (prescription or non-prescription) with side shields, safety vest, gloves, steel-toed safety shoes, hearing protection.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.






What CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas


CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family!


Texas Materials  is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Apr 10, 2019

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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