The Davey Tree Expert Company

Traffic Safety Flagger | UAM Construction Services

Grand Blanc, MI, US, 48439

Additional Locations: Lansing, MI; Grand Rapids, MI

Primary Locations: MI, Grand Blanc, Captain's Club 11020 Vassar Road, 48439 

Requisition ID: 180422

Divisional Overview

Asset Management is a division of Davey Resource Group, a Davey Company, which has been employee-owned since 1979. DRG specializes in managing the assets of utility companies throughout the U.S. by providing infrastructure solutions, focused around the electrical and telecommunication industries. We believe in smart strategic growth that continues to provide career advancement opportunities. We utilize cutting-edge technology to deliver solutions for utility companies with design, construction and field inspection teams. Asset Management is currently seeking a motivated self-starter that can thrive in a fast-paced environment to learn and develop new skills that will contribute to our entrepreneurial spirited group.

Position Overview

The ideal Traffic Safety Flagger would be dedicated to safety and have keen observation skills to monitor the flow of traffic around utility construction sites. The Flagger responsibilities include informing motorists of possible detour routes, reporting disobedient drivers to law enforcement officials, and answering motorists’ questions. The Flagger would also be the point of contact and direct emergency vehicles safely through construction zones as required. In this position you must possess excellent communication skills in order to work effectively as part of a team. Ultimately, the best Traffic Safety Flagger demonstrates sound knowledge of company, state, and federal traffic regulations and compliance.

Job Duties

  • Using accurate hand signals and strategically placing direction signs to direct traffic safely around or through utility construction sites
  • Effectively communicating with other flaggers using hand-held devices to direct two-way traffic safely.
  • Proactively informing the construction crew of any traffic issues that may affect their safety.
  • Actively sets up barricades and traffic cones along construction work sites to establish “work zones”
  • Coordinated removal of all signs, barricades, and traffic cones upon completion of construction work
  • Assist the utility construction crew in the removal of rubble, debris, and hazardous materials.
  • Record and document the license plate numbers of all motorist who neglect to obey traffic signs and or verbal directions


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver's license with MVR report meeting all DRG guidelines
  • Certified or ability to be certified through the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA).
  • Proven experience working as a Flagger
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of state traffic regulations
  • The ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • This is an outdoor position and you will work in types of weather conditions
  • Excellent organization skills with a heightened awareness to your surroundings
  • Effective communication skills
  • Provide leadership support and solve problems as they occur.
  • Comfortable working and thinking around high volumes of traffic at different speeds

Additional Information

The ideal candidate would be comfortable with traveling from location to location within the client’s service territory. Candidates must be comfortable working full time with a minimum of 40 - 45 hours per week. Compensation based on experience. DRG offers excellent benefits including: health, dental, vision and life insurance after 30 days of employment. Vacation Pay, Company stock and 401-K eligibility after 1 year. Continual training and development offered. Pre-employment drug screen, motor vehicle records screen, criminal background screen, and Social Security # verification required. Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply.  DRG is Employee Owned. We encourage you to take ownership of your future.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

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Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 100% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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Nearest Major Market: Flint
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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