Laborer - Maintenance of Traffic - Tampa, FL

Tampa, FL, US, 33610

Preferred Materials - Asphalt


Job ID:  496065

Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division, part of CRH South Division of Companies, is the leader in production of high-quality hot mix and warm mix asphalt, and, with a team of skilled contracting professionals, Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division also offers design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects.  Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and with offices throughout Florida, Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division performs asphalt paving, grading, and related roadway services.  Our employees make Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division a great place to work.  We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.




A Maintenance of Traffic Laborer performs many duties involving traffic control to assist crew when paving roads and highways directing motorists and flags traffic as needed.  Under the direction of the traffic control foreman.


Listed below is the minimum requirement for this job:


  1. Stand for periods of time and flag traffic in order to direct motorists through the construction workzone. Use of a STOP/SLOW paddle or orange flag is required.



This position can include the set-up and maintenance of traffic control devices based on the specific demands of the traffic control plan for the job.


  1. Walk along beside slow moving equipment and flag traffic using a hand held flag.


  1. Flag traffic while standing, using both hands for a STOP/SLOW paddle and a two way radio. May be exposed to weather extremes (i.e. heat, rain, wind, etc.)


  1. Monitor lane closures for knocked over cones while walking. Must upright or move cones as needed.


  1. Monitor lane closures for knocked over barricades or portable signs. Ability to upright these items. Weight to upright 10-20 lbs. Requires walking, bending and lifting.


  1. Placement or removal of plastic traffic cones - weight 10-12 lbs. This is done by sitting in a slow moving vehicle while placing or picking up cones on the roadway. Can require dynamic lifting actions due to picking items up while vehicle is moving slowly.


  1. Placement or removal of barricades/signs – weight 25-50 lbs. The worker lifts these items from the back of a pick-up truck or trailer and stands them up near the roadway.


  1. Climb into or out of the back of a pick-up truck or traffic control trailer. Requires stepping up on the bumper of the truck or trailer, steadying yourself with one hand, and stepping over the side of the truck bed or trailer. Exits the vehicle by reversing the steps above.


  1. Check with dump truck operators who come on site to receive a copy of the load ticket and provide directions to dump areas.


Traffic control or Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) as it is referred, contains a variety of duties and responsibilities. Of the tasks listed above, many can stand alone and be performed for a 10 hour shift. Various combinations of these tasks can be performed, or eliminated, based on the physical limitations of the employee, if any.  All requirement are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.


Shift differential may apply.



What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Preferred Materials, Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Jun 9, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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