Construction Labourer / Traffic Control Person

Job Description

Key Responsabilities

When performing Traffic Control:

  • Control traffic passing near, in, and around work zones;
  • Maintain focus and shall do no other work while directing traffic;
  • Read and understand site specific instructions prior to directing traffic;
  • Work from a location where you can see and be seen by all traffic;
  • Stop traffic as required by work progress or traffic flow;
  • Communicate effectively with other Traffic Control Workers;
  • Ensure functionality of all communications equipment prior to directing traffic;
  • Maintain alertness at all times;
  • Stand at all times when directing traffic;
  • Direct motorists to drive at low speeds through the specified area(s);
  • Report dangerous motorists to supervisor;
  • Ensure clean, visible and safe condition of all protective materials;
  • Use appropriate traffic control signage in the approved manner;
  • Provide motorists with clear, simple directions, answering questions in a brief, polite manner

When performing Labour duties:

  • Review and understand the tasks at hand and the equipment that will be moving in and out of the worksite;
  • Ensure appropriate tools are transported to the worksite; ensure proper functioning off all tools prior to utilization;
  • Set up traffic control plan according to the supervisor’s instructions;
  • Apply knowledge of appropriate materials, methods, and the tools required in various construction processes;
  • Provide manual labour assistance in the successful completion of construction projects from start to finish;
  • Follow all applicable safety practices and procedures

In addition:

  • Comply with safety requirements, and wear all required and CSA approved safety equipment;
  • Review the work site on a daily basis and consult with Site Supervisor to understand work being conducted and any potential hazards;
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Workers must be punctual;
  • Must be willing to work out of town at times;
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, Post-Secondary diploma in a related field preferred;
  • Prior experience in Traffic Control is an asset;
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner;
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills;
  • Time management skills (dependable and reliable);
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license;
  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities according to work schedule;
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions

Job Info


Villeneuve Construction (Cochrane Division)



Terms of Employment

Contractual - Full-Time


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