Traffic Controller - Allentown
Job Details
Allentown - Bethlehem, PA

The Traffic controller will be responsible for placing, maintaining, and removing traffic control operations.

Essential Duties

  • Respond to Dispatch Center calls in a timely manner for availability – no later than 90 minutes if between the hours and 8am and 5pm and no later than the next day if after 5pm. 

  • Maintain contact and coordination with TMI Dispatcher on and off the job

  • Maintain all equipment in a safe and working condition

  • Perform pre-job inspection and inventory utilizing the Vehicle and Equipment Checklist (VEC)

    • Inspect vehicle to ensure safe operation prior to operating (oil, tire air pressure, etc.) and report any concerns to your supervisor or the dispatcher

    • Inventory and inspect equipment needed for job

    • Load all required equipment into vehicle

  • Navigate safely to and from office to jobsite utilizing all aspect of the Smith Driving System to ensure safety

  • Flagging of traffic to ensure safe work zone for TMI customers, TMI employees, and the public

  • Coordinating with customer and/or TMI dispatcher ensuring a safe, efficient and problem-free service provided to TMI customers

  • Completing required paperwork, receipts, and time-sheets on or before mandatory deadlines

  • Report any and all unsafe conditions to supervisor as soon as possible

  • Ensure a safe work zone at all times for the customer and pedestrians by being attentive and refraining from being in the vehicle unless on a break


Basic Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English (written and verbal) with customers, TMI employees and the public

  • Proficient in traffic control setup regulations

  • Basic math skills

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment

  • Maintain a positive work environment

Equipment Operated

  • Vehicles (Trucks/Cars) of various sizes

  • Flat bed trucks

  • Trailer mounted warning signs

  • Cones, delineators, drums, barricades, signs and various other traffic control devices

  • Trailer

Essential Physical Requirements & Work Environment

  • Requires standing for prolonged periods of time

  • Ability to perform full deep squat

  • Full range of motion of arms and legs

  • Requires lifting and carrying of up to 50lb from floor to chest level carrying horizontally for 25ft

  • Requires lifting and carrying of up to 25lb from floor to shoulder level carrying horizontally for 25ft

  • Requires using hands to handle, control or lift objects with a strong grip

  • Requires the ability to raise the arms over the shoulders to life and place objects of up to 50lbs carrying horizontally for 25ft

  • Requires stepping at least 33 inches onto tailgate of a truck

  • Requires being outside and exposed to environmental conditions

  • Requires being in construction environment

  • Requires repetitive movement

  • Requires bending at the elbows, at the knees, at the hip and bending forward

  • Exposure to work near moving mechanical parts, heavy equipment and moving vehicular traffic

  • Exposure to reasonable noise levels

  • Must be able to fulfill essential job function in a consistent state of alertness and safe manner

  • Ability to drive a vehicle in an alert and attentive manner with no conditions that may affect this

Education and Experience

  • Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record (must be insurable through company insurance policy)

Traffic Management Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran or military status. Traffic Management Inc. utilizes the E-Verify program.