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Current Available Positions

Traffic Control Technician – Driver

Reports to

Order of Levels:

  • Traffic Control Dispatch Office
  • Traffic Control Superintendent
  • Traffic Control Divisional Manager

Job purpose

Traffic Control Technician Driver routinely performs manual labor while driving in a truck, delivering, setting up ,and picking up Traffic Control Devices for construction work zones and Special Events in various locations where high volume traffic/pedestrians exists; while providing top safety traffic standards and specifications in managing lane closures and road closures.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Employee performs routine manual work in driving a truck, delivering, picking up and setting up of traffic control devices
  • Works and understand traffic control signs and advisories
  • Knowledge of proper traffic control at construction sites including flagging and placement of barricades and cones as per TMUTCD and TXDOT Standard TCP's.
  • Knowledge of traffic laws
  • Performs heavy manual labor duties out doors in extreme weather conditions as needed.
  • Provided minor equipment maintenance such as checking hydraulic/brake fluid, oil, water, transmission and air pressure levels and cleans vehicles
  • Attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of this position
  • Use hand to finger, handle and operate object tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to lift up to 50- 1oolbs with help of another person and up to 35-40 lbs by oneself
  • Employee is frequently required to walk, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, walk, twist, reach, push, and balance to perform essential job functions and tasks.
  • May work more than 40 hours during the workweek to include holidays and weekends.
  • Must work on various work shifts which consists of day and evening shifts, overnight included, weekend work
  • Working in conditions that are primarily outside with exposure to temperature variations; occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals.

Qualifications Include

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record/ CDL Class A a plus
  • Ability to read, follow and comprehend road traffic diagrams, regulations and instructions in English
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of individuals; face-to-face, or by telephone; always placing the safety 1st as priority
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with high energy co-workers and department heads, and the general public.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to read and comprehend work orders in order to pull materials pertinent to current job.
  • High level of interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to follow company procedures, policies and guidelines at all times.
  • This position is subject to Flasher Equipment Company's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy which includes the following tests: pre-employment, post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return-to-duty, and follow-up testing, and TX DOT physical required to CDL licensee
  • Work experience in a closely related construction field preferred.
  • Ability to operate all types of Flasher Equipment trucks for specific job site requirements.
  • Ability to properly operate assigned equipment to include forklifts, hand equipment and manual/ electric pallet jack.
  • Report vehicle and all equipment malfunctions to supervisor immediately.

Working Conditions

  • May work more than 40 hours during the workweek to include holidays and weekends.
  • Work shifts consists of day and evening shifts, overnight included, emergency(on call) weekend work
  • Working conditions are primarily outside with exposure to temperature variations; occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals.

Physical Requirements

  • Use hand to finger, handle and operate object tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms

  • Must be able to lift up to 50-100 lbs with help of another person and up to 35-40 lbs by oneself

  • Employee is frequently required to walk, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, walk,

    reach, push, and balance to perform essential job functions and tasks.

Direct reports

None

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Traffic Control Technician – Laborer

Reports to

Order of Levels:

  • Traffic Control Dispatch Office
  • Traffic Control Superintendent
  • Traffic Control Divisional Manager

Job purpose

Traffic Control Technician Laborer routinely performs manual labor assisting driver in a truck, delivering, setting up , and picking up Traffic Control Devices for construction work zones and Special Events in various locations where high volume traffic/ pedestrians exists; while providing top safety traffic standards and specifications in managing lane closures and road closures.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assists a drivers routine in manual work delivering, picking up and setting up of traffic control devices
  • Works and understand traffic control signs and advisories
  • Obtain, comprehend, and practice of proper traffic control at construction sites including flagging and placement of barricades and cones as per TMUTCD and TXDOT Standard TCP's.
  • Knowledge of traffic laws
  • Performs heavy manual labor duties out doors in extreme weather conditions as needed.
  • Provided minor equipment maintenance such as checking hydraulic/ brake fluid, oil, water, transmission and air pressure levels and cleans vehicles
  • Attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of this position
  • Use hand to finger, handle and operate object tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to lift up to 50- 10 lbs with help of another person and up to 35-4olbs by oneself
  • Employee is frequently required to walk, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, walk, twist, reach, push, and balance to perform essential job functions and tasks.
  • May work more than 40 hours during the workweek to include holidays and weekends.
  • Must work on various work shifts which consists of day and evening shifts, overnight included, weekend work
  • Working in conditions that are primarily outside with exposure to temperature variations; occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals.

Qualifications Include

  • Must be at least 21years old
  • Possess valid drivers license and clean driving record
  • Ability to read, follow and comprehend road traffic diagrams, regulations and instructions in English
  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of individuals; face-to-face, or by telephone; always placing the safety 1st as priority.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with high energy co- workers and department heads, and the general public
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to read and comprehend work orders in order to pull materials pertinent to current job.
  • High level of interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to follow company procedures, policies and guidelines at all times.
  • This position is subject to Flasher Equipment Company's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy which includes the following tests: pre-employment, post-accident, random, reasonable suspicion, return-to-duty, and follow-up testing, and TX DOT
  • physical required to CDL licensee
  • Work experience in a closely related construction field preferred.
  • Ability to operate all types of Flasher Equipment trucks for specific job site requirements.
  • Ability to properly operate assigned equipment to include forklifts, hand equipment and manual/ electric pallet jack.
  • Report vehicle and all equipment malfunctions to supervisor immediately.

Working conditions

  • May work more than 40 hours during the workweek to include holidays and weekends.
  • Work shifts consists of day and evening shifts, overnight included, weekend work
  • Working conditions are primarily outside with exposure to temperature variations; occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals.

Physical requirements

  • Use hand to finger, handle and operate object tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to lift up to 50- 1oolbs with help of another person and up to 35-4o lbs by oneself
  • Employee is frequently required to walk, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, walk, twist, reach, push, and balance to perform essential job functions and tasks.

Direct reports

None

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Pavement Marking Laborer – Short Line Crew

Reports to

Pavement Marking Foreman

Job Purpose

  • Mark and layout guides for installation of pavement markings.
  • Install various types of pavement markings using different types of pavement marking equipment.
  • Set up traffic control in order to perform the work.
  • Perform cleaning and maintenance on pavement marking equipment.
  • Drive trucks loaded with pavement marking materials and equipment to jobsites.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Layout and install pavement markings of various types.
  • Perform maintenance on pavement marking equipment.
  • Properly store and handle pavement marking materials.
  • Keep equipment and work areas clean and in good appearance.
  • Be able to react to change positively and productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications Include:

  • Obtain and maintain a valid Texas drivers’ license. A Class A or B CDL is preferred.
  • Previous experience in highway construction or pavement markings is an asset.
  • Abilities – Ability to learn multiple tasks involved with this type of work. Types of work include layout of various types of markings such as stop bars, crosswalks various arrows and words. Installing these markings in paint, thermoplastic and paint. You will also be installing traffic buttons and reflectors.
  • Must be able to be on your feet for hours at a time.

Working Conditions

Working environment includes being in close proximity to traffic, construction equipment and other work operations nearby. Working outdoors in extreme weather conditions and for long hours at a time is usual for this job. The job entails day and night work as well as weekends. You will also work and stay out of town overnight.

Physical Requirements

You must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time. You must be able to lift 50 lbs to shoulder height repetitively. You  must be able to recognize hazards and communicate those to your fellow crew members.

Direct Reports

None

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Pavement Marking Driver/Operator - Short line Crew

Reports to Pavement Marking Foreman

Job Purpose

  • Mark and layout guides for installation of pavement markings.
  • Install various types of pavement markings using different types of pavement marking equipment.
  • Set up traffic control in order to perform the work.
  • Perform cleaning and maintenance on pavement marking equipment.
  • Drive trucks loaded with pavement marking materials and equipment to jobsites.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Layout and install pavement markings of various types.
  • Perform maintenance on pavement marking equipment.
  • Properly store and handle pavement marking materials.
  • Keep equipment and work areas clean and in good appearance.
  • Be able to react to change positively and productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
  • Operate and maintain pavement marking equipment.
  • Should be proficient in layout and traffic control set up.
  • Teach other crew members how to operate and maintain equipment.
  • Will fill in for the foreman if necessary.

Qualifications Include

  • Obtain and maintain a valid Texas drivers license. A Class A or B CDL is necessary.
  • Previous experience in highway construction or pavement markings is an asset.
  • Ability to learn multiple tasks involved with this type of work. Types of work include layout of various types of markings such as stop bars, crosswalks various arrows and words. Installing these markings in paint, thermoplastic and paint. You will also be installing traffic buttons and reflectors.
  • Must be able to be on your feet for hours at a time.

Working conditions

Working environment includes being in close proximity to traffic, construction equipment and other work operations nearby. Working outdoors in extreme weather conditions and for long hours at a time is usual for this job. The job entails day and night work as well as weekends. You will also work and stay out of town overnight.

Physical requirements

You must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time. You must be able to lift 50 lbs to shoulder height repetitively. You must be able to recognize hazards and communicate those to your fellow crew members.
Direct reports

Less experienced crew members may report to this position.

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Pavement Marking Laborer – Long Line Crew

Reports to

Pavement Marking Foreman

Job Purpose

  • Mark and layout guides for installation of pavement markings.
  • Install various types of pavement markings using different types of pavement marking equipment.
  • Set up traffic control in order to perform the work.
  • Perform cleaning and maintenance on pavement marking equipment.
  • Drive trucks loaded with pavement marking materials and equipment to jobsites.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Layout and install pavement markings of various types.
  • Perform maintenance on pavement marking equipment.
  • Properly store and handle pavement marking materials.
  • Keep equipment and work areas clean and in good appearance.
  • Be able to react to change positively and productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

Qualifications Include:

  • Obtain and maintain a valid Texas drivers’ license. A Class A or B CDL is preferred.
  • Previous experience in highway construction or pavement markings is an asset.
  • Abilities - Ability to learn multiple tasks involved with this type of work. Types of work include layout of various types of roadways. This job primarily involves the use of striping trucks and mobile operations. You will also assist other crews when needed.
  • Must be able to be on your feet for hours at a time to perform layout.

Working conditions

  • Working environment includes being in close proximity to traffic, construction equipment and other work operations nearby.
  • Working outdoors in extreme weather conditions and for long
    hours at a time is usual for this job.
  • The job entails day and night work as well as weekends.
  • You will also work and stay out of town overnight.

Physical requirements

  • You must be able to drive and stay alert for extended periods of time.
  • You must be able to lift 50 lbs to shoulder height repetitively.
  • You must be able to recognize hazards and communicate these to your fellow crew members.

Direct reports

None

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Pavement Marking Driver/Operator – Long Line Crew

Reports to

Pavement Marking Foreman

Job purpose

Drive and operate, and maintain longline road striping equipment.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Layout and install pavement markings of various types.
  • Perform maintenance on pavement marking equipment.
  • Properly store and handle pavement marking materials.
  • Keep equipment and work areas clean and in good appearance.
  • Be able to react to change positively and productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
  • Be knowledgeable and proficient in driving and or operating long line highway striping equipment.
  • You must also know how to do daily routine maintenance and troubleshooting on this equipment. The equipment may be thermoplastic or paint striping equipment. It also can include removal equipment and roadway sweepers.

Qualifications

Qualifications Include:

  • Obtain and maintain a valid Texas drivers license. A Class A or B CDL is necessary.
  • Previous experience in highway construction or pavement markings is an asset.
  • Abilities – Ability to learn multiple tasks involved with this type of work. Types of work
    include layout of various types of roadways. This job primarily involves the use of striping trucks and mobile operations. You will also assist other crews when needed.
  • Must be able to be on your feet for hours at a time to perform layout. Previous experience is helpful but training will be provided.

Working conditions

Working environment includes being in close proximity to traffic, construction equipment and other work operations nearby. Working outdoors in extreme weather conditions and for long hours at a time is usual for this job. The job entails day and night work as well as weekends. You will also work and stay out of town overnight.

Physical requirements

You must be able to drive/ sit and stay alert for extended periods of time. You must be able to lift 50 lbs to shoulder height repetitively. You must be able to recognize hazards and communicate these to your fellow crew members. You must have good hand and eye coordination and maintain good communication with your crew members as to what is coming up ahead and what your actions will be.

Direct reports

None

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Maintenance Mechanic

Reports To:

Shop Foreman

Job Purpose:

A Mechanic performs skilled service, maintenance, and repair work on automotive and related equipment. Work requires a high degree of technical knowledge, as well as the ability to exercise independent judgment in determining repair methods. Work may include performing preventive maintenance tasks on equipment, troubleshooting hydraulic and electrical problems, and servicing heavy equipment. Assignments may increase in scope and responsibility as increased knowledge and work skill is attained. This class is also responsible for performing related work as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

A Mechanic repairs diesel-powered, heavy-duty equipment, and performs major repair tasks on a more regular basis. A Mechanic may be assigned a shift including nights, weekends, and holidays. A Mechanic may be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays based on business needs. Work is subject to rotational stand-by. Employees are required to use the appropriate safety equipment and procedures in performing assigned tasks. The Mechanic is supervised by a Shop Foreman or a Shop Supervisor who review work through spot check observation, conferences, problems encountered, and overall results achieved. Employees in this class may progress by noncompetitive promotion to   a Senior Equipment Mechanic after successfully completing original FEC probation, being employed a minimum of one year as a FEC Equipment Mechanic I, meeting the specific criteria-based promotion requirements, and meeting the minimum qualifications of the Senior Equipment Mechanic classification. This class is FLSA nonexempt.

Qualifications

Employee Values:

All employees of Flasher Equipment Company are expected to uphold and exhibit the FEC's shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualifications Required.

Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to a minimum of three years as a journey-level mechanic, or three years’ experience as an Equipment Repair Assistant (with demonstrated Equipment Mechanic abilities and/or completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a Mechanic). Three Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications are required within one year of hire.

Special Requirements.

Must provide own basic hand tools and rollaway box. Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License by hire or promotion date. Must meet the qualifications to wear a tight fitting respirator by passing a medical evaluation in accordance with CFR 1910.134 by hire or promotion date and must maintain certification (by assignment).

Substance Abuse Testing.

Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in FEC’s policy and procedures. Certain positions within this class are subject to DOT Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) drug and alcohol testing as outlined in 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 382 (by assignment).

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications.

Certification as a General Automotive Mechanic is desirable. The following Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications are highly desirable: Suspension and Steering A-4, Brakes A-5, Electrical/Electronic Systems A-6, and Engine Performance A-8.

Working Conditions.

Must be physically able to safely lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Moves heavy (50 - 800 pounds) objects, such as transmissions, engines, etc., with the assistance of a forklift or other device.

Works at heights of 10+ feet in performing operational and safety inspections on aerial man lift equipment. Works in a variety of weather conditions in performing field safety inspections and road service calls.

Physical Requirements

One position may not include all of the essential functions, knowledge and abilities  listed, nor do the listed examples include all the knowledge and abilities which may be found in positions of this classification.

Communication:

Communicates with coworkers and user departments to provide maintenance services for FEC's vehicles and equipment. Prepares written repair order comment sheets and reports regarding equipment repair status.

Manual/Physical:

Repairs and adjusts gasoline engines, transmissions, fuel systems, etc. Removes and installs automatic and manual transmissions, fuel and water pumps, engines, and carburetors. Rebuilds air and hydraulic brake components, drums, discs, and cylinders. Installs and repairs air conditioning units and other electrical components. Performs preventive maintenance tasks, such as checking brake levels, belts, and hoses; changing oil and filters; and tuning engines. Operates and tests vehicles and equipment requiring a standard Texas Driver’s License. Uses common hand and power-driven tools employed in the maintenance and repair of automotive equipment. Utilizes an emissions analyzer to perform vehicle emissions tests on gas and diesel engines. Locates and adjusts defects in motor equipment. Prepares and maintains accurate records of maintenance work. Inspects fleet and shop equipment to determine compliance with prescribed operating and safety standards. Distinguishes colors to interpret electrical circuitry. Cleans work area and equipment using cleaning fluids and agents. Uses a respirator when performing duties requiring exposure to hazardous fumes and/or when working in a confined space.

Mental:

Diagnoses operational problems on a variety of automotive equipment in  order to determine the source of a problem. Comprehends and makes inferences from written material (i.e., interprets service manuals and schematics, understands lube charts and computer-generated repair orders, etc.). Learns job-related material regarding preventive maintenance, equipment service and repair, safety practices and procedures, etc., through on-the-job training and in classroom settings.

Knowledge and Abilities: (The knowledge and abilities listed may not apply to all assignments.)

Knowledge of:

  • the methods, materials, tools, and standard practices of the automotive mechanic's trade; the principles of internal combustion engine operation;
  • the hazards and safety precautions of the mechanic's trade;
  • the state requirements associated with vehicle emissions testing of gas or diesel engines; the installation and repair methods of automotive air conditioning systems;
  • the service and repair methods of air brakes and air systems; and
  • simple gas and arc welding and auto electrical systems and equipment.

Ability to:

  • diagnose and repair operational problems on automotive equipment to determine problem source; perform preventive maintenance tasks on a variety of vehicles and motorized equipment; understand and effectively carry out verbal and written instructions;
  • read and interpret service manuals, schematics, charts, etc.; handle all physical requirements of the class; and
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers,  supervisors, and user departments.

The duties listed above are intended only as general illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. Specific statements of duties not included does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Job descriptions are subject to change by FEC as the needs of FEC and requirements of the job change.

Direct reports

Less experience Mechanic

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