Certification & Employment
Due to COVID-19 concerns, flagging classes will be held on a limited basis, with additional social distancing and safety measures:
Classes will be held only for personnel intending to apply for work with D & H Flagging, until further notice.
Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 am, starting on Tuesday, April 21st.
Classes will be held outdoors with a maximum class size of 8, each student will sit at a different table at a distance of >6 feet at all times.
Masks will be required at all times, and individual hand sanitizer will be available at each table.
Due to class size restrictions, you must call 503-232-2488 to sign up for your desired flagging certification class
Applying to D&H Flagging
Before applying for a position as a Flagger/Traffic Control Laborer, a few things are required:
Flagger Certification Card (*see below for certification class information)
Valid Driver's License
Current Phone Number
You may print and fill out the Employee Application from the PDF link below or complete our online application to get started.
A 20 minute orientation is required upon being hired at D&H Flagging.
Flagger Certification Classes
D&H Flagging offers flagging certification classes throughout the year. The certification class lasts about 4 hours and costs $80, cash only. This certification is valid for flagging jobs in Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Idaho. The certification card is valid for 3 years.
All classes are hosted at our main office, 1621 SE Pardee St, Portland, OR 97202. Please arrive ten minutes early as we do not have parking available in our lot, and street parking in our area can be difficult to find. Check in at the front desk when you arrive.
Please call ahead to check class availability at (503) 232-2488.
New Hire Orientation
It's important that you bring two forms of identification. A valid driver's license, social security card, passport, or birth certificate will do. You must have a working, reliable vehicle and a valid driver's license to work for D&H Flagging.
All flagging positions are considered part-time, on-call. You can be certified and apply for employment all in the same day!
D&H requires you to have the following equipment on every jobsite:
Reflective Stop/Slow Paddle
Reflective Vest (ANSI Class II minimum, Class III is recommended)
Hard Hat (White, Orange, or Yellow ONLY)
Solid toe work boots or hard shoes
Maps, Thomas Guide, or Navigation Tools
We sell D&H-branded hard hats, paddles, and vests in our office. Our team will be more than happy to provide recommendations for finding other equipment for the lowest prices around town.
We also recommend that you carry ear plugs and safety glasses. It's a big plus to have valid CPR and First Aid certifications! Please let us know if you have either certification.