Washington State: This 3-day certification course includes presentations, exercises, and references to Federal and State highway construction and Traffic Control standards. Participants receive a comprehensive reference manual and other reference materials to assist with on-the-job practical issues and performance standards. Once successfully completed, certification is valid for 4 years. (Must meet course pre-requisites in order to obtain certification.)
Traffic Control Supervisor Requirements
In order to become a Traffic Control Supervisor, the required documents listed below must be submitted before a certification card can be issued:
- A current state approved flagging card with some flagging experience. Approved states are: Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
- Two signed letters (or one letter with two signatures) verifying 2,000 hours of work in traffic control related tasks. These can be achieved over multiple years.
Experience may include work in the following areas:
- Experience as a construction inspector, including inspection of traffic control.
- Traffic control work on a survey crew.
- Designing or reviewing traffic control plans.
- Other specific traffic control experience (set-up and take-down).
- Some flagging experience.
Individuals must also complete the training and pass the exam with a score of 80% or better to qualify to receive the States Traffic Control Supervisor certification card.
Instructor: Steven Cupples