Traffic Control Supervisors and Personnel — Eastern Traffic

Nova Scotia

Based from Bedford, Nova Scotia, Eastern Traffic Services is actively hiring for the upcoming construction season. We are currently looking to fill the following positions:

 

Traffic Control Personnel (TCP)

Position Summary
In this role you are responsible for regulating road traffic at temporary workplaces to keep the area safe for workers and motorists. The TCP is responsible for using a Stop/Slow paddle to indicate whether motorists must stop prior to entering the temporary workplace or to proceed with caution.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the safe and effective direction of traffic through a temporary workplace;
• Maintain open communication with other TCP in the temporary workplace to regulate traffic;
• Ensure that public traffic has priority over work-related traffic;
• Report unsafe acts regarding traffic movement;
• Provide assistance to pedestrians crossing work areas;
• Be aware of surroundings at all times;
• Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task;
• Protect and promote the interest of this company in all matters and to take actions as required to satisfy such responsibilities;
• Ensure safety of fellow employees;
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:
• Must have valid accreditation (TCP card) issued by Provincial Traffic Authority;
• Must be well versed in construction site protocols, rules and code of conduct;
• Willingness to work in a team environment;
• Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner;
• Comply with all safety policies and procedures;
• Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that projects are completed properly;


Traffic Control Supervisors (Temporary Workplace Signers)

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the safe and effective direction of traffic through a temporary workplace;
• Responsible for the establishment of safe work areas for workers during road construction;
• Implementation of a traffic plan in accordance with the NS Temporary Workplace Traffic Control Manual or an approved Code of Practice;
• Maintain Temporary Workplace during course of work shift to stay in accordance with TCM or Code of Practice;
• Management of traffic control personnel and equipment on site;
• Troubleshoot issues or potential issues with Temporary Workplace during course of work shift;
• Work with foreman/superintendent to establish working plan for that day’s operations or future operations;
• Completion and submission of various reports, consisting of, but not limited to: timesheets, Toolbox Meetings, Daily Hazard Assessments, work orders;
• Documentation of site activities, inspection logs, incidents and violations;
• Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task;
• Ensure safety of fellow employees;
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

• No Experience necessary, successful applicants will receive training and accreditations.
• Training will be provided to receive accreditation (TWS and TCP card) issued by Provincial Traffic Authority;
• Willingness to work in a team environment;
• Comply with all safety policies and procedures;
• Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that projects are completed properly;
• Working safely is a condition of employment.
• Full Training program will be provided.

 

How to Apply:
The Municpal Group offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, advancement and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume via email to: hr@dexter.ca