Walbec Group
  • Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal
  • Payne and Dolan, Inc.

Union Benefits


Position summary: 
Under the direction of the Foreman, the Flagger will be responsible for performing traffic control duties and maintaining safe work zones in accordance with all Government and company safety regulations and procedures.
 
Role and Responsibilities:

  • Performs traffic control and flagging activities as needed; follows safety rules and regulations on all work zone and flagging sites, including monitoring signs, barricades, traffic cones and other warning devices; specific flagging duties may vary according to job assignment and environments
  • Utilize radio or other forms of communication to relay traffic signals to work crew and other regulators
  • Lift, carry and place traffic cones to ensure the safety of the work zone. Lifting may be up to 50 lbs.
  • Provides positive customer relations to the traveling public
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned

 
Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Valid Driver's License and satisfactory driving record
  • Physical ability to work in extreme weather conditions and cope with temperature and other environmental extremes in a moving highway workzone
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and remain attentive to traffic conditions and other factors affecting safety and production
  • Able to communicate effectively and work in stressful situations
  • Must be able to travel extensively in Northeastern Wisconsin
  • Must be able to obtain Traffic Regulator certifications as required

The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.
 

Task Critical Frequency Intensity Comments
Climbing C - - Going up and down ladders, stairs, and ramps.
Using of feet and legs, and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized
Balancing A 5 1 Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces
Stooping B 1 1 Bending body downward and forward by bending at the waist.  This task is important if it occurs a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles
Kneeling C - - Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees
Crouching B 1 1 Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
Crawling C - - Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet
Pulling/Pushing B 2 3 Using upper arms and shoulders to exert force in order to draw, drag, or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Lifting B 1 3 Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper arms, shoulders, and back.
Fingering B 1 1 Picking, pinching, typing, keyboarding, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather then whole hand or arms as in handling
Grasping A 5 1 Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palms
Feeling C - - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
Reaching A 3 1 Raising arms from a lower to a higher position all planes and directions, to conduct task.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper arms, shoulders, and back muscles.
Standing A 5 1 To support one self on the feet in an erect position
Walking A 3 1 To move along on foot: advance by steps.
Handling A 5 1 Using of hands to grasp, lift and use tools and material
Sitting C - - To rest on the buttocks or haunches, while using upper extremities.


Critical  How important is the item to completion of assigned responsibilities
A = essential to the job                required, but not essential                  not required
 
Frequency  How often does the job require the employee to demonstrate the task
1 = less then 10% of time              2 = from 11 25 % of time                   3 = from 26 50 % of time
4 = from 51 75 % of time            5 = from 75 100 % of time              
 
Intensity  Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of weight to the completion of assigned responsibilities 
1 = less then 10 lbs.                2 = from 10 24 lbs.                   3 = from 25 49 lbs.      
4 = from 50 74 lbs.               5 = from 74 99 lbs.                   6 = from 100 lbs. and up

Environmental Requirements 
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

  • Be able to tolerate variable weather conditions from extreme heat to cold
  • Work in a dirty and dusty environment
  • Be able to walk and/or stand for extended time (up to an entire day's shift)
  • Be able to comprehend, understand and follow policies, procedures and safety requirements
  • Have the ability to hear and see to the level of accomplishment for above requirements

 Additional Notes:

  • Must have the ability to work a minimum of 20 to 40 hour work weeks, 12 hour days, weekends and/or alternate shifts. 
  • Must be available between 6:00 AM and 6:00 PM, Monday through Saturday, and have a phone number where messages may be left.
 

Preferred Skills

  • Experience in roadway maintenance, highway or building construction.
  • Customer service skills

 
Additional Notes:
Must have the ability to work a minimum of 20 to 70 hour work weeks, 12-14 hour days, weekends and/or alternate shifts.  Must be able to adapt to ta changing & dynamic schedule, and have a phone number where messages may be left.

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