Work Zone Technician

9/11/2024 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST1121 Spring Lake DriveItasca13$250.00

  • Product Details

    • The NSC Work Zone Technician Course helps participants learn to understand and develop safe temporary traffic control strategies to maximize work zone employee and road user safety. This training also helps participants learn to minimize operational costs, while fostering productive work environments that comply with relevant regulations

      Planning, development and installation of Temporary Traffic Control Devices on public roadways requires the understanding of various local, state, and federal regulations--explained in this course. The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), used as a reference during this course, is the national standard, and states that anyone tasked with the responsibility for the installation and maintenance of Temporary Traffic Control devices should receive specific training, “Workers having specific Temporary Traffic Control responsibilities should be trained in Temporary Traffic Control techniques, device usage and placement”.

    • Who should attend:

    • Public and private utility company employees with the responsibility of the installation, maintenance and replacement of public utilities along the rights-of-ways of public roadways
    • All employees of local public agencies, state DOT’s, and federal DOT, whose responsibilities include design, maintenance or supervision of contractors that develop and construct the public roadways in their jurisdictions
    • Public agency employees who have the responsibility of street/roadway construction and maintenance.
    • Owners and operators of private roads open to public travel
    • Roadway and bridge contractor’s employees working by contract to design, build, maintain or temporarily repair roads and bridges
  • Objectives

    • Course Topics:
      Introduction and overview of the MUTCD
      Rules and codes related to public roads
      Legal requirements for local governments and public entities with regard to roadways and liability
      Attendees participate in tabletop exercises to practice setting up temporary work zones
      Uniformity of traffic control signs and devices
      Temporary traffic control for streets, roads, bridges and utility repairs
      Developing plans for temporary traffic control zones and utilizing typical applications in the MUTCD Part 6
      MUTCD Part 6 I: Roadway incident management
      No prerequisites

  • Delivery Type

    • ILT

  • Duration

    • 1.0 Day