Requirements for initial TCS
The following list is a summary of the requirements to be certified as a Traffic Control Supervisor:
-Submit two letters of recommendation from previous employers or persons familiar with the applicant’s traffic control and related workzone safety experience. (May be one letter and two signatures)
-Submit/Possess a valid Washington State flagging card or reciprocating state flagger card.
-Pass the WSDOT TCS examination with a score of 80% or greater and complete the test within 2 hours.
-Provide proof of 2,000 hours of traffic control or related workzone safety experience. Work experience shall include at least two of the following:
-Developing traffic control plans (TCPs) for roadway maintenance, construction, utility work or special events.
-Reviewing TCPs for proper application and MUTCD compliance.
-Inspection of traffic control devices and TCP performance and reporting or correcting deficiencies
-Installing and removing traffic control devices in accordance with TCPs for lane closures on multilane roadways and other traffic control operations.