Flippo Construction Company, Inc
  • 01-Mar-2018 to 14-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Other
  • Forestville, MD, USA
  • Other
  • Full Time

Full benefits Employee Stock-Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k) Retirement Plan, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts (HCFSA), Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (DCFSA), Life Insurance, Safety Boot Program, Prescription Safety Glasses Program, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


All applicants for the positions listed below shall meet the following minimum requirements as an ATSSA Flagger:

The starting wage rate for this position depends upon the division and job classification for which you are hired, and can fluctuate between divisions for the same job classification.

Successfully pass an alcohol and controlled substances screen, in accordance with Flippo Construction Company, Inc. policies and guidelines and/or those regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and/or other government agencies.

Possess the physical and mental ability to perform all work components as listed in this "Job Description."

Have YOUR OWN RELIABLE transportation, such as a vehicle, to report to a designated job location at the specified starting time, each work day.

JOB DESCRIPTION (General Information):

Your POSITION or "JOB CLASS" (ATSSA Flagger) and your starting salary are set at the time you are hired.  Both are determined by the Personnel Director, and the supervisor and division to whom you are assigned.  Their decision is based upon the completeness of your application, the interview process, your references, and your values and behavior, your talent, your previous construction experience, your job knowledge in our line of work and finally, how well we perceive you to "fit in" with our employees and management philosophies. 

Any future promotions and/or pay increases are determined strictly by your work performance, continuing knowledge and attitude at the time of your evaluation.

Your primary responsibilities as a ATSSA Flagger is to follow all policies and rules of Flippo Construction Company, Inc., and to physically assist in each phase of work to be done, which includes, but is not limited to:

 1. Must have a current ATSSA Certification Card.

 2. Be on time for work each day at the time specified by your Supervisor.

 3. Show up for work each day, unless otherwise directed by your Supervisor. In the event of illness which prevents you from working, you must call the dispatcher (at the yard you work out of), prior to 6:30 a.m., to inform your Supervisor of your status. If your illness requires you to be off for 3 or more days, a doctor's slip will be required before you are allowed to return to work.

 4. Always are in or near your work area during the day unless you are directed otherwise by a Supervisor.

 5. Attend weekly tool box talks and all other company safety meetings.

 6. Read, understand, and follow at all times the 25 Basic Safety Rules of the Company. Follow all other safety rules.

 7. Take directions from your Supervisor or in their absence their designated competent person.

 8. Work in all types of climate or weather conditions, unless there is a threat of immediate danger.

 9. Flaggers perform duties such as removing debris from the road or working on road construction themselves.

 10. Submit to a "random" drug/alcohol test upon request by the Human Resources Department.

 11. Be available to work 40 hours per week. Be available to work overtime, if required by your Supervisor. (All hours worked over 40 hours in a continuous pay period will be paid at time and a half).

 12. Upon request by your Supervisor, be available to work Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays, if required.


The position of an ATSSA Flagger requires the individual to possess the physical and mental ability to perform the following tasks for a minimum of 8 hours per day. A flagger must be organized, agnatical and attentive to what's going on around him.  He must work well alone and as a member of a group, since directing traffic is often a team effort.  He should possess strong communication skills, as he needs to relay traffic information to other flaggers and construction workers or report accidents to law enforcement officials.  Flaggers should be professionals and courteous, even when dealing with agitated drivers.

 1. Negotiate rough terrain.

 2. Carry and use trade associated tools, equipment, or material up to a weight of 95 pounds.

 3. Push, pull, load, and unload tools, equipment, or materials.

 4. Stand, stoop, bend, reach, climb, or walk.

 5. Purchase, wear and maintain safety equipment as required by the type of work you are performing or when directed by your Supervisor or the Safety Department. These items must be purchased/worn immediately upon employment.

  6.  Know how to identify fuels (gasoline, diesel, mixed gas), and know which fuel is used to operate each small tool and compressors.

 7. Know how to identify and safely operate all GENERAL EQUIPMENT to include air compressors, arrowboards, rollers, Bidwell-Concrete Screed, gas testers, fire extinguishers, etc.

 8.  Know how to identify Company TRUCKS to include compressor, service, dump, plate, boom, vactor, and lowboy.

 9. Know how to identify Company EQUIPMENT to include backhoes, loaders, trackhoes, cranes, bobcats, etc.

 10. Possess the ability to understand, remember, and follow work related instructions or methods.


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