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2024 Wages-Hourly Wage depends upon the Contract per County. The are set by the state on a job by job basis

$28.20+25.50 Fringe


$24.81+18.99 Fringe


$20 Nonrate

* Fringe Rate is benefit money sometimes used for health insurance and retirement. For JRK Employees, it is placed into an approved plan for each employee. Employees receive fringe money by the end of each season or on a week with less than 40 hours. A 35-day waiting period for fringe moneys is in place.

Job Summary

JRK Enterprises is a Sub-Contractor that supplies flaggers to Prime Contractors. The position requires a variety of duties to maintain traffic control at various construction sites. Because flaggers are responsible for public and crew safety and make the greatest number of contacts with the public, they will be trained in safe traffic control practices and public contact techniques. JRK Enterprises is a drug free workplace. Pre-employment drug testing is in place.

Essential Job Functions

  • A flag person must fulfill the following job functions:
  • Communicate specific instructions clearly, firmly, & courteously & the ability to follow the same.
  • Recognize dangerous traffic situations & warn fellow workers in sufficient time to avoid injury.
  • Move & maneuver quickly in order to avoid danger from errant vehicles.
  • Control signaling devices (such as stop/slow paddle & flags) and use a two-way radio in order to provide clear & positive guidance to drivers approaching a temporary traffic control zone in frequently changing situations.
  • Complete a full work shift of physical labor while standing for extended periods of time in extreme weather & limited breaks.

Additional Job Functions

  • Have good sight and hearing.
  • Describe the make and model of all vehicles and communicate this to co-workers
  • Remain attentive for extended periods of time
  • Be courteous, patient, and have the ability to work with a group
  • Available to travel to various locations and have dependable transportation
  • Be adaptable to last minute schedule changes
  • Cooperate with job leaders and co-workers
  • Meet work schedules. (No set starting or quitting time)

Job Skills and Required Training

  • JRK will provide the training course (6 hours). Applicants will paid if they pass flagging course and are employed.  Employment is contingent upon passing the Penn DOT flagger course. Testing is at our office in Alexandria, Huntingdon County.

Typical Work Environment

  • The following points describe a typical working environment for a flag person.
  • Extreme heat & cold temperatures.
  • Rain, dusty conditions when milling the highway.
  • Stressful
  • Controlling intersections
  • Communication with other flaggers
  • Large # of flaggers working together on a project
  • High traffic areas
  • No sit down lunch breaks. The crew doesn’t stop working for lunch.
  • Early start/Late quitting times.
  • Rain outs, 2-hour show-up.
  • Nightshift work and weekends may be required.
  • Bathroom breaks are limited and not all jobs have facilities.
  • No cell phone use permitted while working.
  • Drug Free Work environment, random testing throughout the season on the job site.

         Job Title –Flagger for Highway Construction Projects Hours

         Hours are dependent on weather, equipment breakdowns and contracts.

Additional Requirements

In additional to the above items, a flag person must also:
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to transport yourself and equipment to whatever job location assigned to. (Generally, not more than 60 miles but could, occasionally, be up to 100 miles)
  • Prime contractor gives breaks, therefore they may tell you to take their vehicle on break, must have valid driver’s license to do this.
  • Be available Monday-Saturday (and on rare occasions Sunday) for work. Night work if required.
  • Comply with dress code of pants, shirt with sleeve, steel toed safety boots.
  • Wear hard hat, safety vest, safety boots at all times while on the job site.
  • Purchase a set of two-way radios and maintain with batteries throughout the season. Must purchase safety pants and glow wand for night work.
  • Pass all Testing (pre-employment drug testing and PennDot flagger testing)
  • If the Prime Contractor is not satisfied with your job performance and requests that we remove you from the job, we must comply with his/her request.

***Attendance and reporting to work on time is vital to this position*** JRK Enterprises has very strict attendance policy.

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Job applicant Agreement and Certification

“I certify that the information given by me in the application is true in all respects, and I agree that if the information given is found to be false in any way, it shall be considered sufficient cause for denial of employment or discharge. I authorize the use of any information in this application to verify my statements, and I authorize the past employers, all references, and any other persons to answer all questions asked concerning my ability, character, reputation, and pervious employment record. I release all such persons from any liability or damages on account of having furnished such information.”

“I understand that nothing contained in this employment application or in the granting of an interview is intended to create an employment contract between JRK Enterprises, Inc. and myself for either employment or for the providing of any benefit. No promises regarding employment have been made in writing. If I am hired, I understand that I am free to resign at any time, with or without cause and without prior notice, and JRK Enterprises, Inc. reserves the same right to terminate my employment at any time, with or without cause and without prior notice. This application does not constitute an agreement or contract for employment for any specified period or definite duration. I understand that no supervisor or representative of JRK Enterprises is authorized to make any assurances to the contrary and that no implied, oral or written agreements contrary to the foregoing express language are valid unless they are in writing and signed by the President of JRK Enterprises, Inc.”

“I understand that prior to being offered employment with JRK Enterprises, Inc., I may be requested to take an employment examination. In the event I have a disability which will affect my ability to take the test, I will so inform JRK Enterprises, Inc. prior to the administration of the test so that a reasonable accommodation can be made. Requested accommodations may include accessible testing sites, modified testing conditions, and accessible testing formats. JRK Enterprises, Inc. reserves the right to require medical documentation concerning the need for the accommodation.”

“I understand that if employed, policies and rules which are issued are not conditions of employment and that JRK Enterprises, Inc. may revise policies or procedures, in whole or in part, at any time.”

“I understand that this application will be kept on active file for 30 days from the date completed, after which time I would have to reapply in accordance with established company procedures.”

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