Traffic Control Technician

North Charleston, SC posted on October 3

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Scope of Position:

Traffic Control Coordinator must work cooperatively with other Associates, customers, general public facilitating lane closures, stop and go traffic and flagging stations.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Direct, regulate and prioritize the movement of vehicular traffic around work being performed, including challenging unauthorized vehicles and facilitating the relocation of such
  • Responsible for monitoring and reacting to real-time traffic flow
  • Work under the guidance of the Traffic Control Manager, monitoring traffic operations and identifying incidents
  • Direct vehicles to alternate routes or lanes as appropriate
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures
  • The job interacts with both state employees and the general public
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned  

Minimum Qualifications

  • The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to follow directions is extremely important
  • Ability to operate and maintain equipment in a safe manner at all times
  • 1 year experience in this capacity preferable but not required

Licensing and Certification

Driver's License required

Training Requirements

Safety training

Tools and Equipment Used

Paddle, flag, safety cones

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires prolonged standing. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand or sit, and move about, and hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds repetitively.

Personal Protective Equipment

Safety gear

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is regularly performed in outside weather conditions, including rain and extreme heat, near moving mechanical parts and occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, including severe weather conditions, and to vibration.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.