The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Flagger in Canada is C$14.85.
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Job Description for Flagger
Most drivers and commuters are likely to have seen a flagger on the job. These are the personnel who control vehicle-traffic to create a safe environment for construction/repair projects, such as those involving roadways or parking lots. Flaggers help notify drivers of the needs for reduced speeds or restricted lane flow; as such, they play key roles in creating and maintaining safe construction sites. Flaggers must fully understand the use of all signaling devices at his/her disposal, includin…Read more
- Set up the work zone according to safety protocols and regulations.
- Assist construction crew in assorted duties such as paving, shoveling, and raking where necessary.
- Signal construction equipment operators on alignment and movement of materials.
- Break down and clean the work zone after flagging completion.
- Monitor, observe, and control traffic flow.
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Pay by Experience Level for Flagger
An early career Flagger with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$15.94 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Flagger with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$18.00 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Flagger with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$19.78 based on 10 salaries.
Years of Experience
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