AECOM Safety Service Patroller Colonial Heights, VA in Colonial Heights, Virginia
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AECOM is seeking experienced, creative, and highly talented Safety Service Patrol Operators across Virginia.
These positions will be a direct report to the Safety Service Patrol (SSP) Supervisor and Management Team with direct public and multi-agency communications. Starting Pay is $18.00hr
The responsibilities of the SSP include, but are not limited to:
Incident and disruptions in traffic detection Minimizing incident duration by participation of quick clearance techniques Clearance of debris and/or obstructions from the roadways
Reversible roadway and high-occupancy vehicle gate operations support to ensure safe and incident-free lane change functions (where applicable)
Conducting pre and post-trip checks
Scheduling and shuttle SSP vehicles for maintenance
Perform routine cleaning and restock consumables in assigned vehicle
Provide motorist assistance services
Ensure adherence to established policies and procedures
Maintain up-to-date training and certifications
Other ad-hoc initiatives as assigned by the Project Management Team
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :
High School Diploma and or equivalent certificate (GED) or 1 year of relevant work experience in lieu of education
Be a minimum of 18 years of age
Ability to drive, using an AECOM provided vehicle, patrolling and monitoring a segment of interstate roadway in an assigned region.
Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; must also successfully complete Virginia Department of Transportation fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Check (CHRC)
Possess a valid driver's license and a clean driving record in the last 3 years, including no suspension of license or single violation that the Motor Vehicle Department treats as worth 6 demerits
Employees must also participate in monthly MVR monitoring program and maintain a satisfactory driving record as a condition of employment
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and successfully participate in the program’s mandatory random drug screening process
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :
Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, moisture, dust, dryness, noise, and automotive-related chemicals (e.g., fuels, coolants, lubricants, etc.); position requires frequent operation of vehicles, lifting of less than 25 pounds, and work around heavy, moving, dangerous equipment; often standing/walking, repetitive bending & stooping, lifting of 25-75 pounds, working with arms above shoulder level, and power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.); occasional work at heights, and work on electrical circuits; rare lifting of greater than 75 pounds, and stair climbing.
Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment
Five (5) years of driving experience
Prior Safety Service Patrol Operator experience.
Knowledge/experience of incident management techniques
Radio and telecommunications experience
Possess or be able and willing to obtain CPR certifications
Basic competency in using computers such as laptops, smart pads. Working knowledge of basic automotive repair
Demonstrate positive customer service attitude - both to co-workers (internal customers) and Customers
Ability to work alternate work schedules and on-call duties at a 24/7/365 operation center; Schedules are dictated by need of operation and stated in advance. Schedules will vary.
Able to maintain situational awareness at all times.
Adherence to all federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, regulations and standards related to traffic and motor vehicle operation and safety
Ability to maintain a courteous and considerate demeanor at all times and constantly strive to provide customer excellence
Willingness to consistently do their part to contribute and maintain a safe and secure workplace
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
High degree of autonomy in carrying out responsibilities requires a strong sense of judgement and self-motivation to perform, while also working in a team, collaborative environment.
Position is performed outdoors 100% of the time, along roadsides in an uncontrolled work environment
Uniform compliance to ANSI 107 Class 3 standards and safety shoes meeting current ASTM F2413 standards (program provided)Must be able to operate with a Safety-first mentality while adapting to changing conditions and at times performing multiple tasks.
Geographic familiarity with regional freeway system and arterial roads
Proven ability to manage tasks in a professional manner
Demonstrated professional maturity
Proven ability to manage time and tasks professionally
Relocation is not available for this position.
Sponsorship for US Employment Authorization is not available for this position.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Transportation
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Operations & Maintenance
Work Location Model: On-Site