SIMON | Flagger - Rapid City, SD

Subsidiary: Simon

 



Simon, the Colas USA subsidiary that operates throughout Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming, specializes in aggregates, asphalt, and ready-mix concrete production, asphalt paving, and concrete, bridge, highway, and utility construction. Through strong local ties backed by global resources, we focus on quality and value to deliver the best products and services for our clients. What we do is bigger than construction – it is about connecting communities, building new roads to the future, and keeping the spirit of the pioneers alive and well. To learn more about Simon visit www.simonteam.com/.  

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit www.colasusa.com

Simon, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit www.colas.com

Summary:

Controls movement of vehicular traffic through construction projects.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Embrace the Company’s safety culture, actively support all safety initiatives, and adhere to defined accountabilities implemented by the Safety Steering and Continuous Improvement team
  • Support, promote, and practice the Company core values, vision, and mission; follow code of ethics, workplace conduct, safety, and other established policies 
  • Support the Simon safety culture and other Company strategic initiatives
  • Discusses traffic routing plans, type and location of control points with superior
  • Distributes traffic control signs and markers along site in designated pattern
  • Directs movement of traffic through site, using, signs, hands and flag signals
  • Warns construction works when approaching vehicle fails to heed signals to prevent accident and injury to workers
  • Informs drivers of detour routes through construction sites
  • Gives 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
  • May occasionally operate pilot car at construction site
  • Some travel to out of town work locations

Education:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • Valid drivers’ license with ability to maintain a clean driving history required

Skills:

  • Flagging/traffic control experience preferred, but not required

Physical Requirements:

  • Wears and maintains personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
  • Regularly required to lift and /or move up to 25 pounds with or without assistance
  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel
  • Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear) 
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 
  • Standing/working on feet for long periods, and walking across uneven terrain
  • Frequent exposure to loud noise 
  • Regularly exposed to all outdoor weather conditions, dust, and airborne particles
  • Regularly exposed to fuel, oil, and other chemicals

Benefits and Perks:

  • Choice of 3 Medical Plan Options
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental and Vision Plans
  • Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Options
  • Access to Telemedicine and Healthcare Advocacy Services
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Disability Insurance 
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Product and Service Group Discount Programs

 

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  Benefit offerings subject to change.
 

Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries (Simon) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document. If you need an accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com


Nearest Major Market: South Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Rapid City