Traffic Control / Laborer

Sterling Construction Layton , UT 84040

Posted 3 weeks ago


Shift: 6pm to 6am, Mon

  • Sat Nights

Controls movement of vehicular traffic through construction projects by performing the following duties. Many of these jobs are not full time, the size of the project and organization of the work determining whether a worker spends all his time on one job or is transferred from task to task as the project progresses to completion. Some workers habitually work in one branch of the industry, whereas others transferred from task to task as the project progresses to completion or according to the availability of work or on a seasonal basis. May be designated according to specific work performed.


  • Discusses traffic routing plans, and type and location of control points with superior.

  • Distributes traffic control signs and markers along site in designated pattern.

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

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

  • Informs drivers of detour routes through construction sites.

  • Records license number of traffic control violators for police.

  • Gives hand marker to last driver in line up of one-way traffic for Flagger at opposite end of site, signaling clearance for reverse flow of traffic.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential 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.

  • Work nights and weekends

  • 1+ years of highway / roadway traffic control experience (preferred, not required)

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.

  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

  • Traffic Control Maintainer Certification required (we will help get you certified)

  • Driver License with good driving record REQUIRED

  • Ability and willingness to maintain safety requirements at all time

  • REQUIRED for personal safety and co-workers safety.


  • Vacation pay

  • Holiday pay

  • Health, vision, dental

  • 401k + 5% company matching

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance

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