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Quanta Services Traffic Controller/Flagger in Hillsboro, Oregon

About Us

A fully owned subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), FiberTel, LLC. is locally grown in Utah’s Art City and has rapidly expanded over the Northwest and Western regions.

As an advocate for economic growth in the state of Utah, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and California we understand the business of conveying information. With all that is happening in our state and nationwide, we are seeing different ways of life, work, and school. The increase in work from home and online school has put a strain on internet providers and their bandwidth. Internet Providers are relying heavily on us to continue the construction and installation of fiber optics to ensure that internet service goes uninterrupted for the people of our communities.

We are a utility construction company, with a specialization in the installation of fiber optics. We offer a full turnkey experience for our clients.

For our employees, we offer rewarding benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, and 401k (with company match).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and participate in E-Verify.

About this Role

FiberTel is looking for aTraffic Controller/Flaggerfor ourHillsboro, ORLocation. The flagger’s responsibilities include informing motorists of possible detour routes, reporting disobedient drivers to law enforcement officials, and answering motorists questions.

To be successful as a flagger, you should have excellent communication skills and be able to work effectively as part of a team. Ultimately, a top-notch flagger should demonstrate a sound knowledge of state traffic.

What You'll Do

  • Perform flagging and other traffic control duties as required.

  • Direct traffic flow safely around workers/construction zone.

  • Effective communicate with site workers to provide correct direction to motorists.

  • Record and report vehicle information of disobedient/unsafe drivers as needed.

  • Follow recommended methods and procedures set forth by supervisor for traffic maintenance operations.

  • Place barrels, signs, barricades, traffic cones, etc. as needed.

  • Remain observant of traffic and surroundings at all times.

  • Effectively communicate with co-workers to facilitate traffic movement.

What You'll Bring

  • General. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key 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.

  • Education and Experience. This position typically is not an entry-level job, as it requires demonstrable previous experience as a Traffic Control Flagger. A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. o Three (3) or more years experience as a Certified Flagger in the heavy highway industry preferred.

  • Flagger certification required.

  • Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with management and fellow employees.

  • Physical Demands. The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Traffic Control Flagger to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. o Constant physical effort, including standing, is required during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. Employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time, and to stoop, bend, and crouch as required to perform Key Duties.

  • Ability to lift and carry, on a frequent basis, at least 50 pounds and, at times, as much as 90 pounds, as may be assigned.

  • Physical dexterity involving stretching, proper placement of legs, and use of arms and hands in repetitive motions.

  • Maintain constant alertness to the multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including the traffic, activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment.

  • Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions.

  • Sufficient skill and visual acuity, under varying degrees of light, darkness, and weather conditions, to provide direction and flagging for motorists.

  • Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions.

  • Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, grease, and dust that are typically associated with a construction project.

  • Employee regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery.

  • Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as form oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel and ready mixed concrete.

  • Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Traffic Control Flagger encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous construction experience.

  • Able to perform all duties in telecommunication construction.

  • Ability to travel.

What You'll Get

Working Conditions:This is a full-time hourly position, expected to work at least 40 hours per week. This position operates in an outdoor environment and is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions including; extreme cold, rain, sleet, snow, humidity, high temperatures, and high wind. The outside work environment will vary throughout the day including changes in terrain, traffic, urban settings, and/or rural settings. This position may occasionally be exposed to natural gas and to the risk of electrical shock. Exposure to moderate to loud noise levels.

Physical Requirements:The employee will need to have the ability to stand for long periods of time (up to 12 hours at a time), tolerate work in extreme weather conditions, speak and hear worksite safety instructions, withstand prolonged and repeated: lifting, standing, climbing, kneeling, reaching and feeling, crouching, and crawling. The employee will need to be able to regularly lift 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Benefits Include:

  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision Plans

  • Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings Accounts

  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching

  • Short & Long Term Disability

  • Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Paid Holidays and Vacation

  • Competitive Pay

  • Pay is based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the employee.

    Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required

    Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

    The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

    Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.

    FiberTel, LLC

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

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ID2024-4337

CategoryField Operations

Position TypeFull-Time Regular

LocationUS-OR-Hillsboro

Workplace TypeField-Based

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