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Flagger / Traffic Control in Lexington, OH at Mid-Ohio Pipeline

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Mid-Ohio Pipeline is continuously dedicated to providing the pipeline industry with services that exceed the expectations of our customers, while maintaining the highest regard for safety, quality, and the environment.  We will provide the safest, most competent and best trained personnel that the industry has to offer. Our mission to provide competitively priced services, constructed in a timely manner while maintaining impeccable quality will not waiver at Mid-Ohio Pipeline.

Position Summary:

The employee will implement proper control of traffic for safe movement and protection of crews and the public. Implementation of traffic control crew instructions and safety standards per state and federal safety policy requirements. Must be physically capable of performing work requirements asked of them. Candidate must be willing to listen, learn. 

Essential Job functions:

•         Report to the assigned job site in uniform and ready to begin work at the designated start time.

  • Maintain traffic controls in all assigned work zones.  Report any problems to the Foreman, Director, or Safety Manager.

  • Responsible for understanding general work flow patterns in work zones and ensuring proper protocol and traffic requirements are followed and discussed with foreman/supervisor.

  • Assist in the placement, moving and dismantling of signs, barricades, cones and other traffic control devices.

  • Direct movement of traffic through site, using sign, hand and flag signals.

  • Inform construction workers when approaching vehicle fails to heed signals to prevent accident and injury to workers.

  • Inform drivers of detour routes through construction sites.

  • Follow direction of foreman as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or jobsite.

  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate equipment and PPE for the task.

  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.

•         Ability to be flexible with last minute schedule changes, location changes, time of shift changes. Overtime work required. Out of town/county/state work may be required.

•         Required to stand for long periods of time, repetitively hold signs and/or flags, repeated use and raise arms to chest height to direct traffic.

•         Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.

•         Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.

•         Ability to perform strenuous work in varying weather conditions.

•         Must be able to exert 10-20 lbs. constantly to move objects, 25-50 lbs. of force frequently, and 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally.

  • Be kind and courteous to the traveling public, pedestrians, and co-workers.

  • Flexibility to perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Position Qualifications:

•         Prior flagger / traffic control experience preferred.

•         Working knowledge of general hand tools and power tools preferred.

•         Ability to work in all types of weather.

•         Ability to travel throughout local service territories, primarily in but not limited to Ohio.


•         Must pass a pre‐employment background check, drug & alcohol screen.

•         Personal transportation available to and from job site.

•         Valid Driver’s License.

•         Must be able to work long hours and weekends if needed.

•         Must pass practical exam.

•         Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

•         This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as delegated to meet the ongoing needs of the company.

Prefer applicants to apply online at – “Careers”

Employment Package Benefits includes 401k, dental and medical insurance.  Competitive wages with opportunities to advance within the company. Non-smoking environment, DFWP, EOE.