Traffic Control

Traffic control crews know that nothing is more important than public safety. (Image courtesy of Mathy Construction)

A vital part of the paving crew, traffic control personnel ensure the safety of the crew and the public traveling around the work zone.

Whether with flags, cones, barrels, barriers, or electronic warning signs, they control the flow of traffic and make the work area safer for everyone.

Education requirements
High school diploma or GED or better

Other requirements
Team player
Traffic safety judgement
Good communication with public and other traffic control personnel

Work environment
Seasonal work
Day/night shifts and long hours during paving season
Outdoor work environment
Physical activity (extended standing)

$10 to $23 per hour