Pilot/Escort Car Driver
Equipment Transport LLC - Clarksburg, WV

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Equipment Transport is seeking full time Pilot/Escort Drivers at their Clarksburg, WV facility. LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY $12.00 per hour, must be willing to work nights and weekends.

Duties:

  • Directs movement of traffic through site, using stop & slow paddle, and hand signals. Escorts commercial vehicles and oversized loads using a company vehicle to and from job sites in the oil and gas industry.
  • Performs traffic control and flagging activities as needed; follows safety rules and regulations on all work zone and flagging sites, including placing signs, barricades, traffic cones and other warning devices; communicates using CB radio as needed; duties may vary according to job assignment.
  • Informs drivers of detour routes through private roadways.
  • Radios other flagger or drivers at opposite end of site, giving clearance for reverse flow of traffic when appropriate.
  • Warns drivers and/or laborers when approaching vehicle fails to heed signals to prevent accident and injury to workers.
  • Reports safety hazards and traffic problems to superior immediately.
  • Prepares reports and maintains records.

Requirements:

  • Previous escort/pilot car experience is preferred - Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to perform strenuous work in varying weather conditions
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time while remaining alert
  • Strong communication skills; must have the ability to give clear directions and instructions
  • Strong sense of urgency; must have the ability to take a firm command
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required

Working Environment/Physical Demands:
Work is performed outdoors with exposure to inclement weather. Moderate physical demands; strength sufficient to lift and move items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds; may be exposed to safety hazards and dangerous tools and equipment.