Flagger/Pilot Car Driver (Springfield)

Nelson Brothers Transport

compensation: $17.50 to 19.00 per Hour
employment type: part-time
job title: Flagger/Pilot Car Driver
This is a part time on-call job with hours according to customer needs.

If you enjoy the open road, are retired or just need part time work (on-call as needed), this is a great job for you!

The Nelson Family of businesses (Nelson Brothers Trucking, Inc., M.O. Nelson & Sons, Inc., and, Nelson Enterprises Inc.) is celebrating its 56th year in 2023 as a privately-owned family business. We are a leading employer in Springfield, Oregon, a provider of exceptional trucking services, and committed to delivering reliable and efficient transportation solutions.

As part of our dedication to maintaining a top-notch fleet, we are currently seeking a dedicated and observant Flagger/Pilot Car Driver. A Flagger/Pilot Car Driver is responsible for escorting the trucks to and from pickup and delivery locations. A Pilot Car Driver is also responsible for ensuring the safety of the traveling public, prevention of damage to the highway system and load being transported, and the reduction of any undue delay to the normal flow of traffic.

To be successful as a flagger, you should have excellent communication skills and be able to work effectively as part of a team. Ultimately, a top-notch flagger should demonstrate a sound knowledge of state traffic regulations as well as exceptional observation skills.

Flagger Responsibilities:
• Strict adherence to safety rules and regulations on all truck escorts.
• Communicates with other flaggers and driver using CB radios to ensure safe passage. Informs the driver of any traffic issues that may affect their safety.
• Maintain proper speed at all times as determined by management
• Reports safety hazards and traffic problems to superior immediately.
• Read and understand route path of a permit. Follow designated route in and out from sites as determined by management, the truck drivers and oversize overweight permits.
• When appropriate use height pole to ensure safe clearance.
• Provide superior customer service.
• Prepares reports and maintains records.
• Participate in all training
• Applicants must be 21 to apply and for insurance purposes

The successful applicant will have the following skills:
• excellent communication skills
• team player; able to have positive working relationships with co-workers
• must be reliable
• must be trustworthy
• safety minded
• current Oregon driver's license

All applicants must be:
• Have a minimum of 3 years driving experience
• Clean driving record-No DUI's
• Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen
• Ability to speak, read and write the English language

Physical Requirements:

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.

Apply on line on company website: http://www.monelsontrucking.com/

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